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WAR DEPARTMENT, ADJUTANT-GENERAL'S OFFICE,

Washington, December 3, 1863.

Colonel J. B. FRY,

Provost-Marshal-General, Washington, D. C.:

COLONEL: I have the honor to inform you that the State of Illinois is entitled to be credited with the following number of three-years" troops in addition to those embraced in the statement from this office of June 11, 1863:

Per revised statement from records received to November 21,

1863...................................................... 136,268

Statement, June 11........................................ 125,321

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Gain, credited to the State............................... 10,947

Per adjustment between Governors of Illinois and Missouri,

to be credited to Illinois and deducted from Missouri..... 3,129

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Total additional credits.................................. 14,076

I am, colonel, &c.,

THOMAS M. VINCENT,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

WAR DEPARTMENT, ADJUTANT-GENERAL'S OFFICE,

Washington, December 3, 1863.

PROVOST-MARSHAL-GENERAL,

Washington, D. C.:

COLONEL: I have the honor to report that the State of West Virginia is entitled to the following additional credits of three-years" troops to June 30, 1863:

Per revised statement, June 30............................. 18,682

Original statement, June 30................................ 16,574

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Gain, to be credited to the State.......................... 2,108

The number (2,108) has been obtained from rolls and records

received at this office since the original statement was made.

I am, colonel, &c.

THOMAS M. VINCENT,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

WAR DEPT. PROVOST-MARSHAL-GENERAL'S OFFICE,

Washington, D. C., December 3, 1863.

Major J. W. T. GARDINER, U. S. Army,

Actg. Asst. Prov. March General for Maine, Augusta, Me.:

MAJOR: I have the honor to inclose herewith a copy of my letter of the 2nd instant * to Honorable James A. Bell and William H. Bogart, and to say that the principles therein announced will, so far as they may be applicable, govern with regard to the State of Maine. Please communicate, immediately this information to His Excellency Governor Abner Coburn.

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

JAS. B. FRY,

Provost-Marshal-General.

(Similar letter sent to Brigadier-General Hinks, New Hampshire; Major Clarke, Massachusetts; Brigadier-General Hays and Major

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*See p. 1108.

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