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OFFICE PROVOST-MARSHAL

FOURTH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT OF NEW YORK,

New York, April 17, 1865.

Bvt. Lieutenant Colonel R. I. DODGE,

Actg. Asst. Prov. Mar. General, Southern Div. of New York:

COLONEL: Pursuant to Circular No. 48, acting assistant provost- marshal-general's office, April 15, 1865, I have the honor to submit the following:

Final report of the state of the draft Fourth District New York, April 15, 1865.

Sub- Total Number of Number of Number of

district. number drafted men drafted men drafted

drafted held to notified to men who

under call duty and report failed to

of December sent to previous to report and

19, 1864, general April 18, are

inclusive rendezvous. 1865. considered

of 100 per as

cent. deserters.

First. 632 a1 632 434

Second. 240 ... ... ...

Third. 1.002 ... ... ...

Fourth. ... ... 625 587

Fifth. ... ... ... ...

Sixth. ... ... ... ...

Seventh. ... ... ... ...

Total. 1.874 1 1.257 1.021

a Furnished a substitute after arrival at general rendezvous.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

JOEL B. ERHARDT,

Captain and Provost-Marshal Fourth District of New York.

WAR DEPT., PROVOST-MARSHAL-GENERAL'S BUREAU,

Washington, D. C., April 24, 1865.

Major General L. THOMAS,

Adjutant-General, Louisville, Ky.:

The call of troops made of December 19, 1864, under section 1 of the act approved July 4, 1864, and by virtue of which act the men enlisting as soldiers become entitled to certain bounties, having been filled, so far as required, and the recruitment of volunteers in loyal States having been discontinued, the Secretary of War directs that no bounty be allowed or paid for any volunteers enlisted after the receipt by you of this order. Acknowledge receipt immediately. If men offer to enlist after receipt of this order let them understand they must do so without bounty.

JAMES B. FRY,

Provost-Marshal-General.

(Same to Major-General Halleck, Richmond, Va., and Major General Q. A. Gillmore, Hilton Head, S. C.)