War of the Rebellion: Serial 125 Page 0553 UNION AUTHORITIES.

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into the U. S. service for one year (or two, or three years, as the case may be). This will be done on the prescribed muster-in rolls (muster and descriptive roll of recruits). These rolls will be made out from the re-enlistments and descriptive lists of the men. (See section 16 of this paragraph.) The following remark will be made on the muster-in rolls, over the signature of the commissary or assistant commissary of musters: "Remustered form 100-days" service for one year (or two, or three years, as the case may be), under authority from the War Department, 1864.

6. Regimental commanders, under the direction of their immediate superior commanders, will select and appoint a recruiting officer for their respective commands, and charge him with the re- enlistment of the men thereof. The re-enlistment will be made in duplicate, and on the blank for "volunteer enlistment." A descriptive roll of the men will be made out at the same time. The duplicate re-enlistments and descriptive roll will be forwarded, or taken, by the recruiting officer to the commissary or assistant commissary of musters who may be in charge of the musters for the organization to which the men belong. The mustering officer will countersign the re-enlistment papers, and file the descriptive roll with the records of his office. One copy of the re-enlistment will be delivered by the mustering officer to the payment to assist him in the examination and verification of the accounts; this copy will be forwarded with the said accounts to the proper accounting officer of the Treasury. The second copy of the re-enlistment will be returned by the mustering officer to the regimental commander, and by him forwarded to the Adjutant-General of the Army with the monthly recruiting return required by paragraph 919, Army Regulations, from superintendents of regimental recruiting service.

BOUNTIES AND PAYMENTS.

7. The bounty provided by law is as follows:

For one year.................................... $100

For two years................................... 200

For three years................................. 300

The first installments of bounty will be paid when the recruit is mustered in, as follows:

To a recruit who enlists in the Army-

For one year.................................... $33.33

For two years................................... 66.66

For three years................................. 100.00

8. The Pay Department of the Army is hereby charged with all payments (final dues under original enlistments and bounties) of the troops discharged and remustered, as directed in this order. The final payments under the original enlistment will be made on the muster-out rolls.

The amount of the total payment on remuster will be made in accordance with the general principles set forth in General Orders, Numbers 163, series of 1863. Consolidated receipt rolls, referred to in said order, will be certified to by the commissary or assistant commissary of musters charged with the remuster of the volunteers into service. The payments on discharge and those due on remuster will be made at the same time, and in full, immediately after the men are remustered into the service.