War of the Rebellion: Serial 124 Page 0804 CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.

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Furnished under calls of 1861. 13,016

14th regiments of cavalry

1 regiment of cavalry 1,066

1 company of sharpshooter 100

6 batteries mounted artillery 925

3 companies (lieutenant's commands) Coast Guard 124


Recruits in 1861 on muster-in rolls, Coast Guard 1,077


Recruits in 1861 of which muster-in rolls were 361

not furnished, and of which descriptive rolls

are field in the adjutant-general's department

of Maine.

a 16,669

Furnished under call of July 2, 1862.

5 regiments of infantry 4,984

Recruits in and to May 26, 1863 2,769

Recruits enlisted in 1st Battery, 12th, 13th, 478

14th and Regiments of Infantry at New Orleans,

as shown by the regimental returns, but for

which no muster-in rolls have been furnished.

Total three-years" men 24,900


Furnished under call by General Orders, Numbers

94, War Department, 1863: 8 regiments infantry.

a Being in excess of 1,869 furnished over every requisition upon Maine in 1861.

The foregoing statement and exhibit is made from the muster-in rolls and records of the adjutant-general's department of Maine, and shows the number of volunteers, exclusive of nine-months" troops, furnished from maine up to May 26, 1863, date of the exhibit transmitted September 5, 1863, from Adjutant-General's Office, Washington, D. C., to the Governor of Maine.


Adjutant-General of Maine.

CONCORD, September 16, 1863.

His Excellency the Governor and the

Honorable Council of the State of New Hampshire:

In compliance with your request that I would examine and collate the correspondence and documents submitted to me having reference to the conscription in this State, and present the result of my labors, accompanied with such comments and suggestions as might be deemed pertinent and proper, I have the honor to submit the following:

The subject of the correspondence which follows is a matter which naturally and properly has excited and continues to excite the feelings of the people of New Hampshire in a much greater degree than any other matter or thing which has ever occurred in this State.

When the war broke out no people responded to the call of an imperiled Government more promptly than the people of this State; none made greater sacrifices of their property, their comforts, their affections, and their blood than the people of New Hampshire; none have endured hardships more courageously, or fought more bravely, or died more unflinchingly. And as they have borne and suffered these things, so they would still do all and more than all their duty toward the country, looking in return for a grateful recognition of their services and a measure of justice and fair dealing at the hands of the National Administration.