War of the Rebellion: Serial 125 Page 0258 CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.

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CONCORD, N. H., May 3, 1864.

Colonel J. B. FRY:

In answer to your dispatch of April 30 I will say that equity and justice demand that every town, city, or sub-district should furnish their quota of men. Any instructions you may give I will do all in my power to have promptly executed.

J. A. GILMORE,

Governor of New Hampshire.

WAR DEPARTMENT, ADJUTANT-GENERAL'S OFFICE,

May 3, 1864.

Colonel J. H. POTTER,

Superintendent, Columbia, Ohio:

The 100-days" troops are to be mustered in by regiments with minimum regimental organizations. Telegram of May 1 from Colonel Fry so states. Inform Governor.

THOS. M. VINCENT,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SAINT ALBANS, VT., May 3, 1864.

Colonel J. B. FRY:

I think an order for draft in different towns had better be issued, giving time, and, that they may have a chance to fill their quotas by volunteers, I wish the order might be issued to draft in the towns, naming them, and be ordered for the State, as it is largely in excess, and I do not wish the impression to be that the State is behind.

J. GREGORY SMITH,

Governor.

MADISON, May 3, 1864.

Colonel J. B. FRY:

Wisconsin having furnished her quota I think draft should be postponed till after another call, when each sub-district should be required to make up deficiencies of stand draft.

JAMES T. LEWIS.

[MAY 3-10, 1864.-For correspondence between Stanton and Brough ion relation to the equipment and disposition of the Ohio 100- days" regiment, see Series I, Vol. XXXVII, Part I, pp. 374, 375, 379, 380, 390, 391, 403, 404, 425.]

QUARTERMASTER-GENERAL'S OFFICE,

Washington, D. C., May 4, 1864.

Brigadier General E. R. S. CANBY,

Assistant Adjutant-General, War Department:

GENERAL: In reply to your not of this date requesting a memorandum of the arrangements that have been made for supplying the militia that have been called out in the Western States with clothing, &c., I have the honor to inform you that Lieutenant- Colonel