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DETROIT, October 26, 1861.

Honorable S. CAMERON,

Secretary of War:

Three-months', one regiment infantry, 780 strong. For the war, ten regiments infantry, one of cavalry, two companies sharpshooters, and one battery; aggregate strength, 11,000 men. Now organized in the State, two regiments cavalry, one infantry, and one battery; aggregate, 3,450. In process of organization, four regiments of infantry, one of lancers, one of fusileers, two companies sharpshooters, and two batteries.

JOHN ROBERTSON,

Adjutant-General of Michigan.

WAR DEPARTMENT,

Washington City, October 26, 1861.

DONNELLY,

Acting Governor of Minnesota, Saint Paul:

Do not organize the Second Cavalry.

THOMAS A. SCOTT,

Assistant Secretary of War.

TRENTON, N. J., October 26, 1861.

Honorable SIMON CAMERON,

Secretary of War:

Governor Olden absent. New Jersey furnished for three months four regiments; for three years, eight regiments of infantry, one regiment of rifles, and two batteries of artillery. The aggregate strength of militia and volunteers, with the number probably ready by 1st of December, will be communicated by mail on Monday, on the return of the Governor.

L. PERRINE,

Quartermaster-General of New Jersey.

ALBANY, N. Y., October 26, 1861.

Honorable SIMON CAMERON:

Dispatch received. This State furnished eleven three-months' regiments; strength, 10,000. For the war, seventy-five regiments; strength, 66,000. Number ready by December 1, in addition, estimated at thirty regiments; strength, 27,000.

E. D. MORGAN,

Governor of New York.

HARRISBURG, October 26, 1861.

Honorable S. CAMERON:

Have answered your telegram respecting number of regiments and men furnished for the war fully by mail.*

A. G. CURTIN.

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*Not found.

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