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[Inclosure Numbers 2.]

GENERAL ASSEMBLY,

November Special Session, A. D. 1863.

Whereas, His Excellency the Governor, by a general order, gave notice that the towns should receive credit for all volunteers mustered into the service of the United States under recent call of the President, and that the number so credited should be deducted from their p quota assigned the State under said call; and

Whereas, under an order of the Provost-Marshal-General of the United States, volunteers enrolled and actually residing in certain towns have been credited to other towns paying local bounties: Therefore

Resolved, That His Excellency the Governor be requested to procure such a modification of the order of the Provost-Marshal- General as will enable the provost-marshals of Connecticut to give credit for volunteers to the towns where such volunteers were enrolled or resided at the time of being mustered into the service of the United States.

Approved January 15, 1864.

DES MOINES, IOWA, February 2, 1864.

ABRAHAM LINCOLN, President:

I have just received a copy of your order for a draft of 500,000 troops after the 10th of March. There will be no draft in Iowa. You shall have our quota without it. We are coming, Father Abraham, with 500,000 more.

By order of Governor Kirkwood:

N. B. BAKER.

Exhibit of the number of soldiers furnished by the several States and Territories for the Volunteer Army of the United States under the calls of 1861 and 1862.

Furnished.

States. Under the Under the Under the

acts appro- acts appro- acts approved

ved July 22 ved July 22 July 22 and

and July 25, and July 25, July 25,

1861, for 1861, for 1861, for

500,000 men, 500,000 men, 500,000 men,

respectively respectively respectively

(3 years). (2 years). (12 months).

Connecticut 10,865 ... ...

Delaware 1,826 ... ...

Illinois 81,952 ... ...

Indiana 59,643 ... 1,698

Iowa 21,987 ... ...

Kansas 6,953 ... ...

Kentucky 29,966 ... 5,129

Maine 18,104 ... ...

Maryland 9,355 ... ...

Massachusetts 32,177 ... ...

Michigan 23,546 ... ...

Minnesota 5,770 ... 1,167

Missouri 22,324 ... 199

New Hampshire 8,338 ... ...

New Jersey 11,523 ... ...

New York 89,281 30,950 ...

Ohio 83,253 ... 863

Pennsylvania 85,160 ... ...

Rhode Island 6,286 ... ...

Vermont 9,508 ... ...

West Virginia 12,757 ... ...

Wisconsin 25,499 ... ...

Continuation: Furnished.

States. Under call Under call of Under

of July 2, August 4, President's

1862 (3 1862, for proclamation

years). 300,000 mili- of June 15,

tia (9 1863, for

months). militia (6

months).

Connecticut 9,195 5,002 ...

Delaware 2,508 1,799 ...

Illinois 58,689 ... ...

Indiana 30,359 337 a 3,767

Iowa 24,438 ... ...

Kansas 2,936 ... ...

Kentucky 6,463 ... ...

Maine 6,644 7,620 ...

Maryland 3,586 ... 1,615

Massachusetts 16,519 16,685 ...

Michigan 17,656 ... ...

Minnesota 4,626 ... ...

Missouri 28,324 ... b 2,715

New Hampshire 6,390 1,736 ...

New Jersey 5,499 10,787 ...

New York 78,905 1,781 ...

Ohio 58,325 ... 2,736

Pennsylvania 30,891 32,215 3,708

Rhode Island 2,742 2,059 ...

Vermont 4,369 4,781 ...

West Virginia 4,925 ... 1,148

Wisconsin 14,472 958 ...

a Not called for by proclamation.

b In 1861.