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The following statement presents the entire estimated strength of the Army, both volunteers and regulars:

Volunteers.

States. Three- For the war. Aggregate.

months'.*

California ... 4,688 4,688

Connecticut 2,236 12,400 14,636

Delaware 775 2,000 2,775

Illinois 4,941 80,000 84,941

Indiana 4,686 57,332 62,018

Iowa 968 19,800 20,768

Kentucky ... 15,000 15,000

Maine 768 14,239 15,007

Maryland ... 7,000 7,000

Massachusetts 3,435 26,760 30,195

Michigan 781 28,550 29,331

Minnesota ... 4,160 4,160

Missouri 9,356 22,130 31,486

New Hampshire 779 9,600 10,379

New Jersey 3,068 9,342 12,410

New York 10, 188 100,200 110,388

Ohio 10,236 81,205 91,441

Pennsylvania 19,199 94,760 113,959

Rhode Island 1,285 5,898 7, 183

Vermont 780 8,000 8,780

Virginia 779 12,000 12,779

Wisconsin 792 14,153 14,945

Kansas ... 5,000 5,000

Colorado ... 1,000 1,000

Nebraska ... 2,500 2,500

Nevada ... 1,000 1,000

New Mexico ... 1,000 1,000

District of 2,823 1,000 3,823

Columbia

77,872 640,637 718,512

Estimated ... 20,304 ...

strength of the

Regular Army,

including the

new enlistments

under act of

Congress of July

29, 1861.

Total ... 660,971 ...

The several arms of the service are estimated as follows:

Volunteers. Regulars. Aggregate.

Infantry 557,208 11,175 568,383

Cavalry 54,654 4,744 59,398

Artillery 20,380 4,308 24,688

Rifles and 8,395 ... 8,395

sharpshooters

Engineers ... 107 107

Total 640,637 20,334 660,971

The appropriations asked for the service of the next fiscal year are computed for a force of 500,000 men. They have been reduced to the lowest possible amount consistent with the public interests, and are based upon a strictly economical administration of the various branches of this Department. The appropriations to cover deficiencies are rendered necessary by the excess of the force in the field over that upon

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* For the number furnished, according to the final adjustment of credits by the War Department, see footnote, p. 69.

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