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interest, but scientific importance, that minute results deduced therefrom should be made public.

I have the honor to be, general, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

J. H. BAXTER,

Surgeon and Bvt. Colonel, U. S. Vols., and

Chief Medical Officer Provost-Marshal-General's Bureau.

SCHEDULE A. - List of officers who have been on duty under the Medical Branch of the Provost-Marshal-General's Bureau since its organization.

No. Name. Rank. Under Date of Date of

whose assignment order

authority to duty. relieving

from duty.

1 Baxter, J. H. Surgeo Secretary Jan.11,

(breve n, U. of War 1864.

colonel) S.

Volunt

eers.

2 McKibbin, D. ..do.. ...do... Feb.10, June 2,

J. 1864 1865

3 Stewart, W. D. ..do.. ...do... Aug.8, December

1864 21, 1864

4 Moses. Israel ..do.. ...do... Aug.8,

a 1864

5 Cantwell, J. ..do.. ...do... Sept.20, May 22,

Y. 1864 1865

6 Fisher, J. C. ..do.. ...do... Sept.14, Oct.28,

1864 1864

7 Mursick, Assist ...do... Sept. 20,

George A. a ant 1864

surgeo

n,

volunt

eers.

8 McDermott, W. ..do.. ...do... December Oct.20,

J. b 9, 1864 1865

9 Delany, ..do.. ...do... March 18,

Alfred a 1865

10 Radcliffe, S. ..do.. ...do... March 28,

J. a 1865

11 Stanton, J. Surgeo ...do... March 8, Oct.21,

O.b n, 1865 1865

First

Army

Corps.

12 Rizer, M ..do.. ...do... March 13, Sept.2,

1865 1865

13 Stevens, ..do.. ...do... March 16, March 24,

Joseph 1865 1865

14 Reynolds, F ..do.. ...do... March 24, March 24,

1865 1865

15 McDowell, A. ..do.. ...do... March 25, June 16,

W. 1865 1865

16 Merritt, ..do.. ...do... --- March 31,

David c 1865

17 Greely, G. P. ..do.. ...do... April 3, June 16,

1865 1865

18 Harris, E. ..do.. ...do... April 3, Oct.13,

B.b 1865 1865

19 Wonsetler, G.e ..do.. ...do... --- April 7,

1864

20 McMillen, G. Assist April 14, April 22,

W. ance 1865 1865

surgeo

n, ...do...

First

Army

Corps.

21 Mulford, W. ..do.. ...do... March 10, June 16,

C. 1865 1865

22 Miller, G. W. ..do.. ...do... March 16, March 24,

1865 1865

23 Trautman, C. ..do.. ...do... March 16, March 24,

T. 1865 1865

24 Cummings, G. ..do.. ...do... March 22, March 31,

W. 1865 1865

25 Paine, R. E. ..do.. ...do... March 29, March 31,

1865 1865

a These officers were on duty for short periods with boards appointed for the examination of enlisted men for transfer to the Veteran Reserve Corps, but no copies of the special orders relieving them have ever been furnished this office.

b Mustered out of service.

c Reported for duty, but not assigned.

DOCUMENT No. 9.

Report of the Disbursing Branch of Provost-Marshal-General's Bureau.

WAR DEPARTMENT, PROVOST-MARSHAL-GENERAL'S OFFICE, Washington, D. C., January 1, 1866.

Bvt. Major General JAMES B. FRY,

Provost-Marshal-General United States:

GENERAL: In obedience to your instructions I have the honor to submit the following report of the operations of the Disbursing Branch of this Bureau:

In conformity with the act approved March 3, 1863, creating a Provost-Marshal-General's Bureau, and making it the duty of the Provost-Marshal-General "to audit all accounts connected with the service under his direction," a disbursing branch was organized,and a chief officer placed in charge, with four assistant disbursing officers, whose