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Statement of ordnance, arms, ammunition, &c.-Continued.

Numbers 8.-POWDER, &C.

Powder. Niter. Sulphur. Lead. Bullets

and

buckshot.

Pounds. Pounds. Pounds. Pounds. Pounds.

On 1,463,874 8,155,079 1,137,163 30,917,728 1,139,835

hand

June

30,

1863

Purch 8,409,400 ......... ......... 9,250,446 1,489,600

ased

since

Taken ......... ......... ......... 2,000,000 .........

up

from

conde

mned

store

s,

&c.

Fabri ......... ......... ......... ......... 11,123,852

cated

since

Total 9,873,274 8,155,079 1,137,163 42,168,174 13,753,287

Issue 7,544,044 34,839 515,109 11,499,245 7,624,785

d and

expen

ded

in

manuf

actur

e

Remai 2,329,230 8,120,240 622,054 30,668,929 6,128,502

ning

on

hand

June

30,

1864

A. B. DYER,

Brigadier-General and Chief of Ordnance.

GENERAL ORDERS,

WAR DEPT., ADJT. GENERAL'S OFFICE, Numbers 276.

Washington, October 24, 1864.

I. All officers and enlisted men of volunteers who are on recruiting service in the several States, except those detailed by orders from the Adjutant-General's Office, will return to their respective commands by the 12th day of November, 1864. All who fail to present themselves at their proper posts on that day will be reported by their immediate commanders, through the proper military channels, to the Adjutant-General of the Army-the officers for muster-out of service, the enlisted men for arrest as deserters.

II. Hereafter no details for the volunteer recruiting service will be made except by the War Department.

By command of Lieutenant-General Grant:

E. D. TOWSEND,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

CITY POINT, VA., October 25, 1864-4.30 p. m.

Honorable E. M. STANTON,

Secretary of War, Washington, D. C.:

I have no objection to permitting every French subject in the South, or, in fact, every foreigner, no matter what his nationality, to pass out, North or to their native country, by way of City Point. Please so inform the Honorable Secretary of State.

U. S. GRANT,

Lieutenant-General.

[OCTOBER 27, 1864.-For Hurlbut's General Orders, Numbers 154, authorizing the organization of two regiments of colored volunteer infantry in New Orleans, &c., see Series I, Vol. XLI, Part IV, p. 266.]