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With the foregoing explanation I recommend that orders be made to waive all conditions and questions as to the liability, of the 100-days" men from New York to draft while in the 100-days" service, and to announce that if any of them should be drafted while in such service they will be discharged from liability to service under that draft.

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

JAMES B. FRY,

Provost-Marshal-General.

WAR DEPT., PROVOST-MARSHAL-GENERAL'S OFFICE, July 26, 1864.

The GOVERNOR OF MICHIGAN,

Detroit, Mich.:

SIR: You are hereby authorized to raise twenty new regiments of volunteer infantry under the call of the 18th instant for 500,000 men. The term of service will be for either one, two, or three years, as recruits may elect. The said regiments must be mustered in before September 5, 1864, in order that they may be credited on the quota of the State under the aforesaid call. Incomplete regiments and companies which fail to organize within a reasonable time will be consolidated, so as to form and be mustered in with complete regimental organizations before that date. The recruitment, organization, and musters into service will be in conformity with the requirements of the existing regulations of the War Department. Bounties will be paid in accordance with the provisions of Circular Numbers 27, current series, from this office.

I am, sir, &c.,

JAS. B. FRY,

Provost-Marshal-General.

WAR DEPT., PROVOST-MARSHAL-GENERAL'S OFFICE, July 26, 1864.

The GOVERNOR OF MICHIGAN,

Detroit, Mich.:

You are hereby authorized to raise six new regiments of infantry for twelve months's service, under the call of the 18th instant. Full instructions by mail.

JAS. B. FRY,

Provost-Marshal-General.

WAR DEPT., PROVOST-MARSHAL-GENERAL'S OFFICE, July 26, 1864.

The GOVERNOR OF OHIO,

Columbus, Ohio:

No cavalry will be accepted under the call of the 18th instant- only infantry.

JAS. B. FRY,

Provost-Marshal-General.