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Men belonging to the organizations and forces of one State must not be transferred to the batteries of another.

By order of the Secretary of War:

E. D. TOWNSEND,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

CIRCULAR

WAR DEPT., PROV. March GENERAL'S OFFICE, No. 80.

Washington, D. C., September 7, 1863.

Drafted men who fail to report in accordance with the notification served on them, as required by section 12 of the enrollment act, and in consequence subject themselves, under section 13, to punishment as deserters, are not to be considered as a part of "the required number of able-bodied men liable to military duty," which "required number" when obtained entitles the remainder to be discharged under section 16.

JAMES B. FRY,

Provost-Marshal-General.

WAR DEPARTMENT, ADJUTANT-GENERAL'S OFFICE, Washington, September 7, 1863.

GOVERNOR STATE OF MARYLAND:

SIR: I have the honor to inclose herewith an exhibit showing the number of troops furnished by your State to include June 30, 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............................... 15,578

Quota under call July 2, 1862, for 300,000 volunteers.... 8,532

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24,110

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Furnished:

Under calls of 1861-

4 regiments of infantry................................. 2,967

2 regiments of infantry (Eastern Shore)................. 1,077

2 regiments of infantry (Potomac Home Brigade).......... 1,562

1 regiment of cavalry................................... 618

4 companies of cavalry.................................. 371

3 companies of cavalry (independent).................... 268

1 company of infantry (Patapsco Guard).................. 84

1 regiment of infantry (Purnell Legion)................. 793

Recruits for all arms................................... 1,114

Under call July 2, 1862-

4 regiments of infantry................................. 2,017

1 battery of artillery.................................. 158

Recruits for all arms................................... 1,411

Deficiency.............................................. 11,670

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24,110

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NINE-MONTHS.

Due: Quota under call for 300,000 militia............... 8,532

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

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Deficiency.............................................. 8,532

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