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go to General Rosecrans" army. The first Arkansas Regiment, 1,000 strong, left Helena five days since for Lake Providence to act against the guerrillas. It is well equipped and in a respectable state of discipline. I shall raise several regiments in these regions. Nothing of importance from General Grant's army. Troops are to-day moving from this place to re-enforce the army below.

L. THOMAS,

Adjutant-General

GENERAL ORDERS,

WAR DEPT. ADJT. GENERAL'S OFFICE, Numbers 122.

Washington, May 14, 1863.

General Orders, Numbers 48, of 1862, paragraph II, is modified as follows:

Transportation for private physicians and nurses to attend sick and wounded soldiers will be provided by the Quartermaster's Department upon the special order of the general commanding a military department or an army in the field.

By order of the Secretary of War:

E. D. TOWNSEND,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

GENERAL ORDERS,

WAR DEPT., ADJT. GENERAL'S OFFICE, Numbers 123.

Washington, May 14, 1863.

The acting chief signal officers of departments or armies are authorized,, the consent of the generals commanding being first obtained, to appear before the examining board now in session at Washington, D. C.

These officers will at the discretion of the commanding generals, be temporarily relieved from duty and ordered to Washington for this purpose, and each will return to his station as soon as his examination is completed.

By order of the Secretary of War:

E. D. TOWNSEND.

Assistant Adjutant-General.

Exhibit showing the quotas and the number of troops furnished by the State of Connecticut to include May 14, 1863.

THREE YEARS.

Due:

Quota under calls of 1861............................... 13,057

Quota of 300,000 volunteers, July 2, 1862............... 7,145

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Furnished:

Under calls of 1861-

1 squadron of cavalry, 1 battery, 1 regiment of artillery (formerly

4th Regiment of Infantry), 9 regiments of infantry (5th to 13th, inclusive).............................................. 10,314

Under call July 2, 1862-

8 regiments of infantry, 1 battery...................... 7,822

Recruits for three-years" regiments..................... 704

Deficiency.............................................. 1,362

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