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requisition of the President upon Maryland for 15,000 troops will be demanded," and to inform you in reply that your letter was referred to the Adjutant-General, who has returned it to this Department with the following indorsement:

It is not thought that any more troops will be required from Maryland beyond the number that has been raised, or is now organizing within her boundaries.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

P. H. WATSON,

Assistant Secretary of War.

ADJUTANT-GENERAL'S OFFICE,

Saint Paul, Minn., March 22, 1862.

Brigadier General L. THOMAS,

Adjutant-General of the Army, Washington:

GENERAL: In compliance with your telegraphic dispatch of the 20th instant I have the honor herewith to transmit a detailed statement of the whole number of the volunteer military organizations mustered into the U. S. service and still within the limits of the State. I shall likewise furnish you by to-day's mail, as I have done heretofore, a consolidated tri-monthly return of all the volunteer troops within the State,* and remain,

Very respectfully,

OSCAR MALMROS,

Adjutant-General State of Minnesota.

[Inclosure.]

Statement of the whole number of organized regiments and independent companies Minnesota Volunteers now mustered into the service of the United States, but still within the limits of the State of Minnesota.

Arm Commanding Tota Total Remarks

officers l enlis

comm ted

issi men

oned

offi

cers

4th Regiment Colonel 33 828 Under orders to

Infantry John B. report at the

Sanborn headquarters of the

Department of the

Mississippi, Major-

General Halleck

commanding.

5th Regiment Lieutenant 20 730 General rendezvous,

Infantry Colonel Fort Snelling; one

Lucius F. company ordered on

Hubbard detached service to

Fort Abercrombie.

2nd Battery Captain W. 3 127 Under orders to

Light A. Hotchkiss report at the

Artillery headquarters of the

Department of the

Mississippi, Major-

General Halleck

commanding.

2nd Company Captain 3 98 Under orders to

Minnesota William F. report at the

Sharpshooters Russell headquarters of the

Department of the

Mississippi, Major-

General Halleck

commanding.

I certify that the above statement is correct.

OSCAR MALMROS,

Adjutant-General State of Minnesota.

SAINT PAUL, March 22, 1862.

GENERAL ORDERS,

WAR DEPT., ADJT. GENERAL'S OFFICE, No. 30. Washington, March 24, 1862.

I. The very great carelessness shown by many detached officers in keeping this office advised of their movements and address, makes it

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*Omitted.

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