Exhibit of troops furnished for three years by the Territories of the United States, as far as records now on file can furnish.
Arm of service.
Territory. Infantry. Cavalry. Artillery.
Oregon ... 577 ...
Washington 895 ... ...
Dakota ... 186 ...
Nebraska 960 1,246 ...
Colorado a 1,318 1,110 ...
Nevada ... 184 ...
New Mexico b ... 1,865 ...
a First Regiment of Infantry reorganized as cavalry.
b First Regiment of Infantry, reorganized as cavalry, includes 911 for six-months" service. New Mexico: 954 three-years=954; 911 six-months=152 three-years; total three-years, 1,106.
THOMAS M. VINCENT,
WAR DEPARTMENT, ADJUTANT-GENERAL'S OFFICE,
November 11, 1863.
WAR DEPT., PROVOST-MARSHAL-GENERAL'S OFFICE,
Washington, D. C., November 12, 1863.
Major L. H. PELOUZE,
SIR: I am directed to communicate to you a statement showing the quotas of the several States under the call for 300,000 volunteers, President's proclamation of 17th ultimo, as follows:
Maine, 7,574; New Hampshire, 3,767; Vermont, 3,328; Massachusetts, 15,125; Rhode Island, 2,035; Connecticut, 5,431; New York, 60,333; New Jersey, 9,440; Pennsylvania, 38,709; Delaware, 1,154; Maryland (approximate), 9,438; West Virginia (assumed), 4,265; Ohio, 29,352; Indiana (quota as reduced by excess of troops furnished on former calls), 17,328; Illinois (quota as reduced by excess of troops furnished on former calls), 19,771; Michigan, 11,296; Wisconsin, 10,475; Minnesota, 2,938; Missouri (approximate), 13,516; Kentucky (approximate), 11,747; Kansas, 1,659; District of Columbia, 2,748. Pacific States, & c., omitted.
Very respectfully, your obedient servant,
HENRY E. MAYNADIER,
Captain, U. S. Army, in Charge of Enrollment Bureau.
SPRINGFIELD, ILL., November 12, 1863.
Honorable E. M. STANTON:
Shall I send what force I can to Buffalo?
CHICAGO, ILL., November 12, 1863.
EDWIN M. STANTON:
Your dispatch of yesterday was received to-day. Our resources, such as they are, entirely at your disposal, if necessary. Send officers with capacity for organization. We have men enough. The city has