STATE OF VERMONT.
Adjutant and Inspector General's Office.
Woodstock, May 21, 1862.
General Order No. 5.
In pursuance of a requisition upon His Excellency, the governor of the State of Vermont, by the President of the United States, dated the twenty-first day of May, A. D., 1862, a regiment of Infantry Volunteers, to be denominated the Ninth Regiment of Vermont Volunteers, will be raised and organized in this State, as soon as possible, to serve in the Army of the United States for the term of three years, unless sooner discharged. It is hoped and expected, that the patriotic citizens of Vermont will use their utmost endeavors to facilitate the raising of the Regiment with despatch. Recruiting Stations will be designated immediately, of which due notice will be given.
By order of the Governor,
PETER T. WASHBURN,
Adjutant and Inspector General.