Principal officials of the War Department and its bureaus from January 1 to December 31, 1864.
[Compiled from official records.]
SECRETARY OF WAR.
Edwin M. Stanton.
ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF WAR.
Peter H. Watson, to July 31, 1864.
Charles A. Dana, from January 28, 1864.
Brigadier General Lorenzo Thomas.*
Brigadier General Joseph Holt.#
Colonel Randolph B. Marcy.
Brigadier General Montgomery C. Meigs.##
COMMISSARY-GENERAL OF SUBSISTENCE.
Brigadier General Joseph P. Taylor, died June 29, 1864.
Brigadier General Amos B. Eaton.
Brigadier General William A. Hammond, to August 18, 1864.
Brigadier General Joseph K. Barnes.//
Colonel Timothy P. Andrews, retired November 29, 1864.
Colonel Benjamin W. Brice.
CHIEF OF ENGINEERS.
Brigadier General Joseph G. Totten, died April 22, 1864.
Brigadier General Richard Delafield.
CHIEF OF ORDNANCE.
Brigadier General George D. Ramsay, retired September 12, 1864.
Brigadier General Alexander B. Dyer.
Brigadier General James B. Fry.@
[JANUARY 1, 1865.-For Schofield to Yates in relation to raising new regiments for the Twenty-third Army Corps, see Series I, Vol. XLV, Part II, p. 475.]
WAR DEPT., PROV. March GENERAL'S OFFICE, Numbers 1.
Washington, D. C., January 2, 1865.
The attention of acting assistant provost-marshals-general of States and boards of enrollment is called to the fact that the quotas assigned under the call of December 19, 1864, for 300,000 men, must not be reduced except by actual enlistments in the Army, Navy, and Marine Corps since the 19th ultimo.
JAMES B. FRY,
DAVENPORT, IOWA, January 2, 1865.
SECRETARY OF WAR:
Will you authorize the State of Iowa to raise a regiment of infantry or cavalry, or both?
N. B. BAKER.
*On special duty during the year. Colonel Edward D. Townsend was in charge of the office in Washington.
#Held the rank of colonel to June 22, 1864.
##Colonel Charles Thomas was the Acting Quartermaster-General up to January 9, 1864, when General Meigs returned from inspection duty.
//Acting Surgeon-General to August 18, 1864.
$Held the rank of colonel to April 21, 1864.