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Colonel James A. Wilcox, Columbus, Ohio, August 5, 1865; Relative to arresting deserters from the draft, their assignment, and urging that some reasonable reward be allowed to facilitate arrests. * * *

Major George E. Scott, Veteran Reserve Corps, August 28, 1865, forwards an extract from the report of Captain A. D. Bean, provost-marshal Fifth District of Maine, of August 20, recommending that a list of absentees and deserters from the several drafts be furnished to the municipal authorities of the towns in his district for the purpose of enforcing the provisions of section 21 of act of Congress approved March 3, 1865, disfranchising deserters.

Exhibit of volunteers and militia mustered into the U. S. service from November 1, 1864, to April 13, 1865, the date when recruiting of troops by voluntary enlistments was stopped.

State Infantry Cavalry Artillery Infantry Cavalry

Connecticut ........ ....... ......... ....... ......

1 ....... ......... ....... ......

Delaware ........ ...... ........ ....... ......

Illinois ....... ...... ........ ....... ......

171 ...... ........ 10 ......

Indiana ....... ...... ........ ....... ......

2 ...... ........ ....... ......

Iowa ........ ...... ........ ....... ......

........ ...... ........ ....... ......

Kansas ........ ...... 58 ........ ......

6

........ ...... ........ ......

Kentucky 3,211 159 255 519 ......

202 4 ........ 53

......

Maine ....... ...... ........ ....... .......

535 ...... ........ 31 .......

Maryland ....... ...... ........ ........ .......

.......

10 1 ........ .......

Massachusetts ........ ...... ........ ........ .......

.

391 82 144 ........

......

Michigan ........ ...... ......... ........ .......

3 ...... ......... ........ ......

Minnesota ....... ...... ......... ........ ......

2 ...... ........ ........ ......

Missouri 117 ...... ......... ........ .......

37

1 ......... ........ .......

New Hampshire 25 ...... ......... ........ .......

7

...... ......... ........ .......

New Jersey ........ ...... ........ ....... .......

........ ...... ........ ....... .,.....

New York 94 16 ........ 51 .......

2,862 ...... ........

........ ......

Ohio 1 ...... ........ 10 .......

26 3

...... ........ .......

Pennsylvania 9 ...... ........ ....... ......

10

...... ........ ....... .......

Rhode Island ....... ...... ......... ....... .......

....... ...... ......... ....... .......

Vermont ....... ...... ......... ........ .......

....... ...... ......... ........ .......

West Virginia ....... ...... ......... ........ .......

....... ...... ......... ....... .......

Wisconsin ....... ...... ......... ........ .......

121 ...... 3 351 .......

District of ....... ...... ....... ........ ......

Columbia a

....... ...... ....... ........ ......

Grand total 3,457 175 313 522 ......

4,370 97 154 506

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State Artillery Infantry Cavalry Artillery

Connecticut ........ ....... ........ ........

........ 1 ........ 8

Delaware ........ ....... ........ ........

........ ....... ........ ........

Illinois ........ 14,062 ........ ........

.......

........ ........ ........

Indiana ......... 13,781 ........ ........

.......

......... ........ 12

Iowa ........ ....... ........ .......

........ ....... ........ .......

Kansas ........ ....... ......... ........

........ ....... ......... 5

Kentucky 2 93 ......... .......

........ 1,857

......... .......

Maine ........ ........ ......... ........

........ 2,373 ......... ........

Maryland ........ 23 ........ ........

209

........ 21 ........

Massachusetts ........ ....... ........ ........

........ 1,492 807 1

Michigan ........ ....... ......... ........

........ 869 ......... ........

Minnesota ........ ....... ......... .........

........ 647 ......... 1, 189

Missouri ........ 101 ........ .......

2,123

........ ........ .......

New Hampshire ........ ....... ......... ........

........ 2 ......... 3

New Jersey ........ ....... ......... ........

........ 16 ......... ........

New York ........ 40 7 ........

1,750 515

........ ........

Ohio ........ ....... ........ ........

........ 14,478 ........ ........

Pennsylvania 2 690 ........ ........

3 3,997

........ ........

Rhode Island ........ ....... ........ ........

........ 85 ........ ........

Vermont ........ ....... ........ ........

........ ....... 201 ........

West Virginia ........ ....... ........ ........

........ 1 ......... ........

Wisconsin ........ 23 ........ ........

6,831

........ ........ 60

District of ........ ....... ........ ........

Columbia a

........ 2 ........ ........

Grand total 4 970 7 ........

3 64,576 1,544

1,278

a Up to March 31, 1865.