Adjutant and Inspector General Reports
STATE OF VERMONT.
Adjutant and Inspector General's Office.
Rutland, October 26, 1861.
General Order No. 1.
For the purpose of keeping a complete Roster of all soldiers from Vermont in the service of the United States, for reference hereafter, and to enable the proper State officer to ascertain who are entitled to the Extra pay of seven dollars per month, provided for by an Act of the Legislature of this State, approved April 26th, 1861:--
It is hereby ordered, that the Commanders of Vermont Volunteer Regiments, now in service, cause a report to be made immediately to the Adjutant & Inspector General of this State, of all changes in their respective Regiments, caused by promotion, desertion, death, or discharge, since their Regiments were mustered into the service of the United States. They will also furnish a descriptive roll of all additions to their regiments by recruiting, giving the name, residence, (in this State) age and date of enrolment of each Recruit.
They will make like returns hereafter in the beginning of each month.
As the information sought to be obtained is of importance to each and every soldier in the service of the United States, from this State, and as the Order does not conflict, but is in accordance with the 19th Article of War, and agreeable to General Order No. 74 issued by the War Department, through Adjutant-General THOMAS, Sept. 10th, 1861, it is expected this Order will be rigidly complied with.
By order of his Excellency,
Governor and Commander-in-Chief.
H. HENRY BAXTER
Adjutant and Inspector General