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WAR DEPARTMENT,

September 12, 1861.

Governor O. P. MORTON,

Indianapolis, Ind.:

You are desired to put in rapid march to this place all organized regiments under your control.

SIMON CAMERON,

Secretary of War.

(Same to Gevernors Austing Blair, Lansing, Mich., and A. W. Randall, Madison, Wis.)

INDIANAPOLIS, September 12, 1861.

Honorable SIMON CAMERON,

Secretary of War:

Can start one regiment to-morrow, but it has no arms. Can start three on Saturday, but one will have no arms. Can you arm, them, and at what point?

O. P. MORTON,

Governor of Indiana.

WAR DEPARTMENT,

Washington City, September 12, 1865-9.20 a. m.

SAMUEL J. KIRKWOOD,

Governor of Iowa, Davenport:

Dispatch in regard to clothing referred to Quartermaster-General, who has written in full.

SIMON CAMERON,

Secretary of War.

WAR DEPARTMENT,

Washington City, September 12, 1861-9.22 a. m.

SAMUEL J. KIRKWOOD,

Governor of Iowa, Davenport, Iowa:

You are authorized to raise one cavalry regiment in lieut of one infantry. Captain Dye cannot be transferred.

SIMON CAMERON,

Secretary of War.

WAR DEPARTMENT,

September 12, 1861.

Governor WASHBURN,

Augusta, Me.:

Report to Colonel Berdan, here, all your sharpshooters. Special uniforms furnished here.

SIMON CAMERON,

Secretary of War.

(Same to Governors Ramsey and Blair.)