War of the Rebellion: Serial 124 Page 0414 CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.

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I take pleasure in adding that the officers and men of both commands acted with propriety and promptly in the discharge of their duties.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

JNO. C. MCQUISTON,

Captain and Provost-Marshal.

[JUNE 24, 1863. - For Morgan (E. D.) to Stanton relating to the raising of troops in New York, & c., see Series I, Vol. XXVII, Part III, p. 298.]

[JUNE 24, 1863. - For Stanton to Boreman relating to affairs in West Virginia, see Series I, Vol. XXVII, Part III, p. 303.]

GENERAL ORDERS, WAR DEPT., ADJT. GENERAL'S OFFICE, Numbers 190.

Washington, June 25, 1863.

FOR RECRUITING THE REGULAR ARMY.

Ordered. That all men enlisting in the Regular Army for five- years" service within ninety days from this date shall receive premium, advance pay, and bounty, of $ 402, as follows, viz:

Premium paid on enlistment .............................. $ 2

Advance pay, first payment after first muster ........... 13

Advance bounty, paid at depot after being accepted ...... 25

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Total ................................................... 40

Bounty to be paid at the second regular pay-day after

enlistment .............................................. $ 50

Bounty to be paid at first pay-day-

After eight months" service ............................. 50

After twelve months" service ............................ 50

After two years" service ................................ 50

After three years" service .............................. 50

After four years" service ............................... 50

Bounty to be paid at expiration of service .............. 75

And it is further ordered, That the bounty of $ 400 aforesaid shall be allowed, and paid in the manner hereinbefore provided, to all those men now in the Regular Army whose terms expire within one year from this date, and who shall re-enlist at any time within two months before the expiration of their present term of service.

By order of the Secretary of War:

E. D. TOWNSEND,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

GENERAL ORDERS, WAR DEPT., ADJT. GENERAL'S OFFICE, Numbers 191.

Washington, June 25, 1863.

FOR RECRUITING VETERAN VOLUNTEERS.

In order to increase the armies now in the field, volunteer infantry, cavalry, and artillery may be enlisted, at any time within ninety days