War of the Rebellion: Serial 124 Page 0752 CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.

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rolls of regiments, companies, and detachments, as filed by the duly-appointed U. S.mustering officers for the State. Where, as in some few instances, no muster-in rolls of regiments were filed the numbers were taken from the first muster and pay rolls of the organization. It will be seen by a letter to the Governor, of date June 2, copy here-with, that the Department contemplated a comparison of the State records of men furnished with those of this office. In answer to that letter the adjutant-general of the State, under date of July 9, has furnished a statement, from which the numbers herein referred to as claimed by the State have been taken. As the present records of the Department will not allow a credit to be given for the disputed number (9,517) of recruits, it remains for the State to show by the muster-in rolls thereof that the she is entitled to said credit. As the statement from the adjutant-general of the State does not exhibit in detail the data upon which the claim for the disputed recruits rests, it will devolve on a special comparison of the State with the U. S.records to show that the State is justly entitled to the credit therefor Should it by that appear that the State is entitled to the credit, then she will have an excess of 14,212 (three-years", two-years", and nine-months" men) above all calls. By Exhibit A of July [June] 11, from this office, she had an excess of 4,695 three-years" men. It is proper to add that the adjutant-general of New York, in the recapitulation of troops furnished in 1861, remarks: "Recruits for regiments in the field estimated at 11,000." In the report of the adjutant-general for 1863 it is stated that the recruits sent to old regiments since the date of last report (January 15, 1862) "will not fall below 20,000."

THOMAS M. VINCENT,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

WAR DEPARTMENT, ADJUTANT-GENERAL'S OFFICE, August 11, 1863.

WAR DEPARTMENT, ADJUTANT-GENERAL'S OFFICE, Washington, August 31, 1863.

GOVERNOR STATE OF OHIO:

SIR: I have the honor to inclose herewith an exhibit showing the number of troops furnished by your State to include June 10, 1863, the date of the exhibit.

I am, sir, &c.,

THOMAS M. VINCENT,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

[Inclosure.]

THREE-YEARS.

Due:

Quota under calls of 1861................................ 67,365

Quota under call July 2, 1862, for 300,000 volunteers..... 36,858

Excess................................................... 32,994

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137,217

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Furnished:

Under calls of 1861-

76 regiments of infantry................................ 68,884

Hoffman Battalion, Dennison Guards...................... 469

6 regiments of cavalry.................................. 6,616

1 regiment of artillery................................. 1,550

1 independent company of cavalry........................ 81

15 batteries of artillery............................... 1,991

Recruits for all arms (1861 and 1862)................... 15,595