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TABLE C.-Showing the ratio of men held to service of those drafted in 1863 in the several States and in the metropolitan and country districts of New York.

States Number of men Number held to Ratio

drawn service

Maine 16,089 4,641 288

New Hampshire 8,004 3,109 388

Vermont 7,071 2,884 402

Massachusetts 32,114 6,303 196

Rhode Island 4,271 1,233 289

Connecticut 11,540 3,950 341

New York 100,164 24,569 245

Pennsylvania 82,317 27,723 337

Delaware 2,454 845 344

Maryland 8,018 863 108

District of Columbia 5,798 1, 183 204

Michigan 6,426 2,573 400

Wisconsin 15,290 4,883 319

Total 299,556 84,719 283

Districts from 2 to 9, 26,278 3,502 133

inclusive, in New York

The remaining 73,886 21,067 285

districts of New York,

exclusive of the above

TABLE D.-Showing the quota of the several districts of the State of New York of 300,000 men assigned on the basis of the total population by the census of 1860.

Districts Total population Quota

First 126,142 1,718

Second 146,950 2,002

Third 132,172 1,800

Fourth 134,766 1,836

Fifth 129,983 1,771

Sixth 117,148 1,596

Seventh 132,524 1,805

Eighth 173,991 2,370

Ninth 125,241 1,706

Tenth 135,991 1,858

Eleventh 96,197 1,310

Twelfth 112,113 1,527

Thirteenth 108,311 1,475

Fourteenth 148,388 2,021

Fifteenth 132,227 1,081

Sixteenth 95,383 1,299

Seventeenth 114,524 1,560

Eighteenth 129,778 1,768

Nineteenth 133,556 1,819

Twentieth 138,960 1,893

Twenty-first 105,201 1,433

Twenty-second 119,418 1,627

Twenty-third 116,980 1,568

Twenty-fourth 131,664 1,793

Twenty-fifth 104,399 1,422

Twenty-sixth 114,902 1,565

Twenty-seventh 135,487 1,845

Twenty-eighth 129,365 1,762

Twenty-ninth 114,553 1,560

Thirtieth 141,971 1,934

Thirty-first 102,304 1,419

FEBRUARY 25, 1864.

SECRETARY OF WAR:

You will observe that the main argument in the report is one to show that in raising troops equal and exact justice cannot be measured out by the assignment of quotas calculated upon an erroneous