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WAR DEPT., PROVOST-MARSHAL-GENERAL'S OFFICE, Washington, D. C., September 14, 1863.

His Excellency RICHARD YATES,

Governor of the State of Illinois, Springfield, Ill.:

SIR: I have the honor to inform you that the State of Illinois stands credited upon the books of the Adjutant-General of the Army with an excess of 44,851 over all calls for troops in 1861 and 1862 and in 1863 up to the 11th day of June.

The quota of the State for the present draft is 36,700. The excess of troops heretofore furnished by it over this quota is 8,151. There will, therefore, be no draft in Illinois under the present call for troops, and the number of 8,151 will stand to its credit in the future demands of the General Government.

I am, sir very respectfully, your obedient servant,

JAS. B. FRY,

Provost-Marshal-General.

WAR DEPT., PROVOST-MARSHAL-GENERAL'S OFFICE, Washington, D. C., September 14, 1863.

His Excellency OLIVER P. MORTON,

Governor State of Indiana, Indianapolis, Ind.:

SIR: I have the honor to inform you that the State of Indiana stands credited upon the books of the Adjutant-General of the Army with an excess of 28,501 over all calls for troops in 1861, 1862, and 1863, up to the 4th day of June.

The quota of the State for the present draft is 26,833. The excess of troops heretofore furnished by it over the quota is 1,668. There will, therefore, be no draft in Indiana under the present call for troops, and the number of 1,668 will stand to its credit in the future demands of the General Government.

I am, sir, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

JAMES B. FRY,

Provost-Marshal-General.

WAR DEPT., PROVOST-MARSHAL-GENERAL'S OFFICE, Washington, September 14, 1863.

GOVERNOR OF INDIANA,

Indianapolis, Ind.:

SIR: You are hereby authorized by the Secretary of War to raise eleven regiments of volunteers, infantry and cavalry, to serve for three years or during the war. Not more than four regiments of the authorized force will be cavalry. The recruitment will be conducted under the provisions of General Orders, No. 75, series of 1862, from the War Department. The organization of the respective regiments and companies must conform to the requirements of General Orders, No. 110, current series, from the Adjutant-General's Office. All musters into service will be made and supplies furnished in accordance with the established orders and regulations of the Department. To volunteers enlisted under this authority bounties, &c., will be paid as follows, viz:

I. To a veteran volunteers, as defined in General Orders, No. 191, of June 25, 1863, for recruiting veteran volunteers, one month's pay in advance and a bounty and premium amounting to $402 will be paid as follows:

1. Before leaving the State the veteran volunteer will be paid on