War of the Rebellion: Serial 125 Page 0189 UNION AUTHORITIES.

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from the late draft (see section 13, enrollment act), the sum of $30 shall be paid; said payment to be made in accordance with the rules now governing the payment of reward for deserters. No expenses of apprehension or delivery of deserters will be allowed.

II. Bouties, &c., as follows will be paid to all persons who may be properly accepted as recruits, in accordance with this order, to wit:

To every recruit who is a veteran volunteer, as defined in general orders for recruiting veteran volunteers, one month's pay in advance, and a bounty amounting to $400, shall be paid as follows:

1. At the general rendezvous, and before leaving the same

to join his regiment or company, the veteran volunteer

recruit will be paid one month's pay in advance....... $13

First installment of bounty............................. 60

Total pay before leaving general rendezvous............. --$73

(This will be paid in cash, or checks for transmittal,

in whole or part, as the man may desire.)

2. At the first regular pay-day, or two months after

muster in, an additional installment of bounty will be

paid.................................................... 50

3. At the first regular pay-day after six months" service

he shall, in addition to his pay, be paid an additional

instalment of bounty.................................... 50

4. At the first regular pay-day after the end of the first

year's service, in addition to his pay an additional

installment of bounty will be paid...................... 50

5. At the first regular pay-day after eighteen months"

service, in addition to his pay an additional installment

of bounty will be paid.................................. 50

6. At the first regular pay-day after two years" service,

in addition to his pay an additional installment of bounty

will be paid............................................ 50

7. At the first regular pay-day after two and a half years"

service, in addition to his pay an additional installment

of bounty will be paid.................................. 50

8. At the expiration of three years" service, or to any

soldier who may be honorably discharged after two years"

service, the reminder of the bounty will be paid....... 40

To all other recruits, not veterans, accepted and enlisted as herein required, one month's pay in advance, and in addition a bounty amounting to $300,shall be paid, as follows:

1. At the general rendezvous, and before leaving the

same to join his regiment or company, the recruit accepted

under this authority will be paid one months" pay in

advance.............................................. $13

First installment of bounty.......................... 60

Total pay before leaving general rendezvous......... --$73

(To be paid in cash, or checks for transmittal, in

whole or in part, as the recruit may desire.)

2. At the first regular pay-day, or two months after

muster in, an additional installment of bounty will

paid................................................. 40

3. At the first regular pay-day after six months"

service, in additional to his pay he shall be paid an

additional installment of abeyant..................... 40

4. At the first regular pay-day after the end of the

first year's service, in addition to his pay an additional

to his pay an additional installment of bounty will be

paid................................................. 40

5. At the first regular pay-day after eighteen months"

service, in addition to his pay an additional installment

of bounty will be paid............................. 40

6. At the first regular pay-day after two years" service,

in addition to his pay an additional installment

of bounty will be paid............................... 40

7. At the expiration of three year's service, or to any

soldier who may be honorably discharged after two years"

service, the remainder of the bounty will be paid.... 40

If the Government shall not require these troops for the full period of three years, and they shall be mustered honorably out of the service before the expiration of their term of enlistment, they shall receive, upon being mustered out, the whole amount of bounty remaining unpaid, the same as if the full term had been served. The legal heirs of recruits who die in service shall be entitled to receive the whole bounty remaining unpaid at the time of the soldier's death.