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Recapitulation of the number of guns required to be mounted for the defense of the coast of Maine.

Place. 15- 10- 8-inch 32- 24-

inch inch pounder pounde

s rs

Portsmouth Harbor 6 90 58 21 4

Portland Harbor 6 163 112 44 1

Mouth of Kennebec - 26 36 - -

River

Narrows of Penobscot 1 13 86 7 7

Other harbors of the - 13 12 13 12

State

Total 13 305 304 85 24

24- 12- Mortars Total, Grand

pounde pounde and includi total.

r r field ng guns

Place. howitz block- pieces. only

ers house above

howitz 24

ers. pounder

s

Portsmouth Harbor 4 4 24 175 211

Portland Harbor 8 7 27 325 368

Mouth of Kennebec 4 - 9 62 75

River

Narrows of Penobscot 20 - 16 107 150

Other harbors of the - - - 38 50

State

Total 36 11 76 707 854

I have the honor, &c.,

JOS. G. TOTTEN,

Breve Brigadier-General and Colonel of Engineers.

GENERAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS OF THE ARMY, ADJUTANT-GENERAL'S OFFICE, Numbers 1.

Washington, January 6, 1862.

I. Transportation by express agency, being liable to abuse and very expensive, is prohibited by the Secretary of War on public account, except in cases of great emergency.

II. The power given in General Orders, Numbers 58 and 61, of 1861, to volunteer officers to muster volunteers into service is hereby revoked. They may, however, receive volunteer recruits into service on enlistment.

By command of Major-General McClellan:

L. THOMAS,

Adjutant-General.

GENERAL HEADQUARTERS STATE OF CONNECTICUT,

ADJUTANT-GENERAL'S OFFICE,

Hartford, Conn., January 8, 1862.

Brigadier General L. THOMAS,

Adjutant-General U. S. Army, Washington, D. C.:

SIR: In compliance with a request from the Secretary of War to His Excellency Governor Buckingham for "a return of the two and three years' regiments and independent companies of volunteers furnished up to this date," I have the honor to report:

Fourth Regiment Infantry, three years, transferred to the General Government June 10, 1861............................ 1,053

Fifth Regiment Infantry, three years, transferred to the General Government July 29, 1861............................ 1,005

Sixth Regiment Infantry, three years, transferred to the General Government September 17, 1861....................... 978

Seventh Regiment Infantry, three years, transferred to the General Government September 18, 1861....................... 981