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Maryland by interfering with slaves. You will please direct Colonel Birney to immediately revoke all authority given civilians to act as recruiting agents. None but commissioned officers will be employed on such duty. Similar instructions were sent Colonel Birney by letter on the 28th ultimo, but they do not appear to have been followed.

By order:

C. W. FOSTER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

WAR DEPARTMENT, ADJUTANT-GENERAL'S OFFICE, Washington, September 2, 1863.

GOVERNOR STATE OF MICHIGAN:

SIR: I have the honor to inclose herewith an exhibit showing the number of troops furnished by your State to include May 26, 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............................... 21,357

Quota under calls of 1862............................... 11,686

Excess.................................................. 7,325

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40,368

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Furnished:

Under calls of 1861-

16 regiments of infantry................................ 15,196

Mechanics and Engineer Regiment......................... 851

Stanton Guards and provost guard........................ 202

Brady Sharpshooters..................................... 84

4 companies, 1st and 2nd Regiments, Berdan's Sharpshooters 349

3 regiments of cavalry (1st, 2nd, and 3rd)................ 3,364

Independent batteries of artillery up to date........... 2,435

Under call 300,000 volunteers, 1862-

11 regiments of infantry................................ 10,454

5 regiments of cavalry.................................. 5,688

Batteries of artillery.................................. None.

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40,368

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NINE-MONTHS.

Due: Quota 300,000 militia............................. 11,686

Furnished.............................................. None.

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Deficiency............................................. 11,686

The above statement is made from the muster-rolls on file up to date.