Statement of ordnance, arms, ammunition, &c.-Continued.
Numbers 8.-POWDER, &C.
Powder. Niter. Sulphur. Lead. Bullets
Pounds. Pounds. Pounds. Pounds. Pounds.
On 1,463,874 8,155,079 1,137,163 30,917,728 1,139,835
Purch 8,409,400 ......... ......... 9,250,446 1,489,600
Taken ......... ......... ......... 2,000,000 .........
Fabri ......... ......... ......... ......... 11,123,852
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
Remai 2,329,230 8,120,240 622,054 30,668,929 6,128,502
A. B. DYER,
Brigadier-General and Chief of Ordnance.
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,
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,
[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.]