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B.-Exhibit of recruits-volunteers, drafted, and substitutes, &c.- Continued.

MUSTERED OUT AND RETURNED TO THEIR HOMES-Continued.

From Nov. 1, 1864, to April 30, 1865.

States Regiments Companies Batteries Strength Regiment

a s

Mississi ... ... ... ... 1

ppi

Missouri ... ... ... 9,342 13

New 2 ... ... 326 16

Hampshir

e

New 1 ... ... 247 21

Jersey

New York 13 5 1 4,358 153

North ... ... ... ... 3

Carolina

Ohio 4 10 5 1,686 122

Pennsylv 10 12 ... 7,500 118

ania

Rhode ... ... ... ... 6

Island

South ... ... ... ... ...

Carolina

Tennesse ... ... ... 1,944 23

e

Texas ... ... ... ... 1

Vermont 1 ... ... 310 12

Virginia ... ... ... ... ...

West 1 ... ... 851 16

Virginia

Wisconsi 4 2 1 1,556 40

n

District ... ... ... ... 4

of

Columbia

Rendezvo ... ... ... b 10,938 ...

us for

voluntee

rs

U. S. ... ... ... ... 10

voluntee

rs

Veteran ... ... ... ... ...

Reserve

Corps

Unclassi ... ... ... ... ...

fied

Total 68 109 14 61,000 1,000

From May 1, 1865, to Nov. 15, 1865.

States Companies Batteries Strength Officers Total

a under G.

O. 79 and

82 A. G.

O.,

series of

1865.

Mississi ... ... 426 ... 426

ppi

Missouri ... 8 13,214 15 22,571

New ... 1 9,018 10 9,354

Hampshir

e

New ... 5 18,770 15 19,032

Jersey

New York 1 35 117,206 191 121,755

North ... ... 2,248 1 2,249

Carolina

Ohio 4 30 81,704 106 83,496

Pennsylv 1 14 102,450 116 110,066

ania

Rhode ... 6 4,795 4 4,799

Island

South ... ... ... ... ...

Carolina

Tennesse ... 5 14,588 8 16,540

e

Texas ... ... 853 ... 853

Vermont 1 2 9,492 25 9,827

Virginia 1 ... 98 ... 98

West 4 4 12,104 2 12,957

Virginia

Wisconsi ... 15 30,004 32 31,592

n

District ... ... 2,699 ... 2,699

of

Columbia

Rendezvo ... ... ... ... 10,938

us for

voluntee

rs

U. S. 3 3 10,075 2 10,077

voluntee

rs

Veteran ... ... 25,087 ... 25,087

Reserve

Corps

Unclassi ... ... 48,947 ... 48,947

fied

Total 42 226 799,978 985 861,947

a Including individual musters out.

b Drafted substitutes and volunteers.

RECAPITULATION.

Forwarded to field........................... 202,117

Mustered out and returned to their homes..... 861,963

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Total........................................ 1,064,080

REMARKS.

The rapidity with which the work of mustering out and disbanding the Volunteer Army executed will be apparent from the following, showing the numbers mustered out to the dates set opposite them, respectively, viz:

Aug. 7, 1865 ....................................... 640,806

Aug. 22, 1865 ...................................... 719,338

Sept. 14, 1865 ..................................... 741,107

Oct. 15, 1865 ...................................... 785,205

Nov. 15, 1865 ..................................... 800,963

The command of Major-General Sherman (Army of the Tennessee and Army of Georgia) and the Army of the Potomac were the first to complete their musters out entirely. Regiments commenced leaving General Sherman's command-them numbering, present and absent, 116, 183 officers and men-from the rendezvous near this city on the 29th of May, and on the 1st of August the last one of the regiments mustered out left Louisville, Ky., to which point the command (after the musters out therefrom were partly completed) was transferred and the armies composing it merged into one, called the Army of the Tennessee. The work of mustering out the troops was not continuous, it having been interrupted and delayed by the transfer of the two armies from this city to Louisville, and their subsequent consolidation. Regiments commenced leaving the Army of the Potomac (then numbering, including Ninth Corps, 162,851 officers and men, present and absent) from the rendezvous near this city on the 29th of May, and about six