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Page 49 - State; to make returns to the adjutant-general of the State, at least once in every year, of the militia of the brigade to which he belongs, reporting therein the actual situation of the arms, accoutrements and ammunition of the several corps, and every other thing which in his judgment may relate to their government, and the general advancement of good order and military discipline...
Page 29 - Payments will be made to parties thus authorized and identified on their receipts made out in the manner that would be required of the prisoner himself, at least one month's pay being in all cases retained by the United States. The officer making the payment will see that it is entered on the last previous muster-roll for the payment of the prisoner's company, or will report...
Page 25 - After such muster, subsistence will be provided by the Subsistence Department. If possible, subsistence will be issued in kind, as recognized in the regular service (or if other articles are substituted, the cost of the whole must not exceed the regular supplies,) and will be paid for at rates not exceeding the current prices at the place of purchase. If...
Page 29 - ... and subsequent to muster, is called to the exorbitant prices demanded and paid for this object. Rations in kind will hereafter be issued whenever cooking facilities can be furnished to the troops, whether in squads or in larger bodies. If the rations cannot be contracted for at a reasonable rate, subsistence will be procured in bulk, and issued to the volunteers. In no case should the cost of the ration, uncooked, exceed nineteen cents, and at most of the points in the western States it should...
Page 29 - ... if possible ; but when convenience and economy require it, a contract for lodgings may be made by the Superintendent, or the Chief Mustering and Disbursing Officer of the District, not to exceed 12 cents per night for each man. The rent of rendezvous, recruiting offices, and accounts for lodgings, will be paid from the appropriation for "collecting, drilling, and organizing volunteers," when approved by the Superintendent, but not otherwise.
Page 29 - State in which the applicant is a resident, setting forth that the said applicant is the wife of the prisoner, the guardian of his children, or his widowed mother, and if occupying either of the last two relationships towards him, that there is no one in existence, who is more nearly related, according to the above classification. Payments will be made to parties thus authorized and identified...
Page 10 - To facilitate the raising of volunteer regiments, officers recruiting therefor are authorized to muster their men Into service as enrolled. As soon as mustered, these men will be sent, with descriptive lists, to the camps of rendezvous, at which places the oath of allegiance will be duly administered by a civil magistrate, or an officer of the regular army, preferably by the latter.
Page 10 - When the organization of regiments accepted to be raised within a specified time is not completed at the expiration of that period, the companies and detachments thereof, already mustered into service, will be assigned to other regiments, at the pleasure of the War Department.
Page 29 - President it is published for the information of all concerned: Payment will be made to persons presenting a written authority from a prisoner to draw his pay; or without such authority to his wife, the guardian of his minor children or his widowed mother in the order named. Application- for such...
Page 25 - States for ex]>endi tares heretofore made by them in raising volunteers are provided for by separate and distinct appropriations, and will not be paid from the one now referred to. Bills must in all cases specify the date of expenditure, the particular item and amount, and the company or regiment for which the expense was incurred. They must be accompanied by the receipt of the party to whom payment was made, and by a certificate of the officer or person incurring the expense that the amount charged...

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