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IV. No commissioned officer or enlisted man absent in violation of this order will be paid outside of the army or department in which his regiment or company may be serving.

By order of the Secretary of War:

E. D. TOWNSEND,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

CIRCULAR

WAR DEPT., ADJUTANT-GENERAL'S OFFICE,

31.

Washington, July 8, 1865.

ORDERS AND INSTRUCTIONS RELATIVE TO THE MUSTER OUT OF CERTAIN VOLUNTEER WHITE TROOPS.

Veterans in the Army of the Tennessee, and Provisional Corps, Army of the Potomac, and, thereafter, all remaining volunteers in the said commands.

WAR DEPARTMENT, ADJUTANT-GENERAL'S OFFICE, Washington, July 1, 1865.

Major General JOHN A. LOGAN, U. S. Volunteers,

Commanding Army of the Tennessee, Louisville, Ky.:

The Secretary of War directs that the remaining veteran regiments of your command be mustered out under the same conditions and regulations as the 15,000 men ordered discharged by the telegraphic instructions from this office of the 22nd instant. (See circular 28, current series.)

Please acknowledge receipt of this and forward without delay a list of the additional regiments, giving therein, for each, the strength, present and absent, respectively.

THOMAS M. VINCENT,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

CIRCULAR.] WAR DEPARTMENT, ADJUTANT-GENERAL'S OFFICE,

Washington, July 1, 1865.

Major General H. G. WRIGHT,

Commanding Provisional Corps, Army of the Potomac:

The Secretary of War directs that all veteran regiments of your command be mustered out of service. The muster out will be by entire organization, including all additions by recruits and from other sources. The musters out, discharges, and payments will be made under the regulations promulgated in General Orders, 94, current series, from this office.

Please acknowledge receipt of this and forward without delay a list of the regiments, giving therein, for each,the strength, present and absent, respectively.

THOMAS M. VINCENT,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

TELEGRAM.] HEADQUARTERS ARMIES OF THE UNITED STATE,

Washington, July 6, 1865.

Major-General LOGAN,

Louisville, Ky.:

Under the last order you may muster out of service all that remains of the Army of the Tennessee remaining under you command.

U. S. GRANT,

Lieutenant-General.

WAR DEPARTMENT, ADJUTANT-GENERAL'S OFFICE, Washington, July 7, 1865.

Major General JOHN A. LOGAN,

Commanding Army of the Tennessee, Louisville, Ky.:

In discharging the remainder of your army, as directed by the telegraphic orders of yesterday from Lieutenant-General Grant, the musters out, discharges, and payments will be made under the regulations promulgated in General Orders,94, current series, from this office.