Ohio.- One hundred and tenth Infantry, June 16, 1865; One hundred and eighteenth Infantry, June 16, 1865; One hundred and twenty- second Infantry, June 16, 1865; One hundred and twenty-sixth Infantry, June 16, 1865; First Heavy Artillery, June 25, 1865.
Pennsylvania.- One hundred and fiftieth Infantry, June 10, 1865; Two hundred and first Infantry, June 15, 1865; Independent Battery G, June 7, 1865.
Tennessee.- Eight Infantry, June 22, 1865.
West Virginia.- First Cavalry, June 17, 1865; Second Cavalry, June 17, 1865; Third Cavalry, June 17, 1865; Sixth Infantry, May 13, 1865; Company A, First Virginia (exempts) Infantry, May 8, 1865; Fourteenth Infantry, June 23, 1865; Seventeenth Infantry, June 23, 1865.
U. S. Volunteers. - First Infantry, June 2, 1865; Second Infantry, June 2, 1865; Third Infantry, June 2, 1865; Fourth Infantry, June 2, 1865; Fifth Infantry, June 2, 1865; Sixth Infantry, June 2, 1865.
MEMORANDA.- June 23, 1865.- The order of June 5 relative to dismounted volunteer cavalry (see Circular No. 26, current series) was revoked for the Middle Military Division and Major-General Sheridan's command, and instead it was ordered: That a limited number of cavalry regiments having the shortest time to serve be dismounted and mustered out by entire organizations (under General Orders, No. 94, current series, from this office), and the horses thus obtained taken to mount the dismounted cavalrymen of regiments having the longest terms to serve. The number of regiments to be dismounted to be determined by the number of dismounted men of the long-termed organizations.
A like revocation was also ordered for other armies and departments, provided the said order of June 5 had not been executed.
E. D. TOWNSEND,
WAR DEPT., ADJT. GENERAL'S OFFICE, No. 119.
Washington, June 29, 1865.
PENALTIES FOR NEGLECT OF DUTY AND DISOBEDIENCE OF ORDERS ON THE PART OF COMMISSIONED OFFICERS IN CHARGE OF TROOPS ABOUT TO BE DISCHARGED THE SERVICE.
In many instances delays have resulted in paying mustered-out troops in consequence of regimental and company officers allowing their men to disband, in violation of orders, prior to their commands being reported for payment and final discharge to the chief mustering officer or his assistant, after arrival at the designated State rendezvous. In other cases there has been delay from company and regimental officers neglecting to furnish full date relative to the enlisted men, thus rendering the muster-out rolls imperfect and necessitating corrections.
With the arrangements of the War Department, as now completed, there need be no delay, and consequently no hardship or inconvenience to the enlisted men, if full date for the rolls be furnished in the field, and if, after arrival in their respective States, as well as during transit thereto, commissioned officers look closely after the comfort and interests of their men and remain constantly with them, so as to enforce orders and control them.