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Adjutant and Inspector General Reports
1864 Report

Present Standing of the State

The present standing of the State, under the call of July 18, 1864, is as follows:

Number of men required.
Quota, as assessed on enrolment of July 1, 1864, 5,156
Number of men furnished.
Surplus credit of July 1, 1863, 2201
Volunteers from July 1, 1864, to Sept. 30, 1864, 2254
Substitutes for enrolled men, accepted from July 1, 1864, to Sept. 30, 1864, 621
Representative recruits accepted 12
Enlistments in U. S. Navy from July 1, 1864, to Sept. 30, 1864 44
Brought Forward, men required, 5156
Brought forward, men furnished, 5132
Drafted men held to service since July 1, 1864, on draft of 1863, and draft of deficient towns in May, 1864 12
Recruits enlisted by Recruiting Agents sent to Southern States, 124
Naval credits awarded by Commissioners 103
Credit by order of War Department in reduction of quota assess upon enrolment of July 1, 1864, for correction of enrolment, 767
Credit by order of Brig. Gen. Pitcher for additional errors in enrolment corrected subsequent to Aug. 31, 1864, 17
Various enlistments abroad, reported by Commissaries of Muster, since July 1, 1864, 15
Total 6,170
Surplus credit towards next call, 1,014
Of the 2,254 volunteers, above mentioned, 1,1721 were for one year's service, -- 1 for two years' -- and 532 for three years.
Of the 6212 substitutes for enrolled men, above mentioned, there were accepted and mustered within the State, -- White, 453 -- Colored, 26 -- Total, 479
Accepted and mustered without the State, -- for Army 10 -- for Navy 132 -- Total 112
Aggregate, 621

The results for the year are as follows:

Number of men required.

Quota undercall of October 17, 1863,3,330
" " " February 1, 1864, 2,220
" " " March 14, 1864, 2,300
" " " July 18,1864 5,156
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Total 13,006


Number of men furnished.

Volunteers, from Oct. 1, 1863, to Sept. 30, 1864,

6,984

Re-enlistments in the field,

1,920

Drafted and substitutes for enrolled men,

762

Enlistments in regular army,

25

Enlistments in Navy,

44

Credit for enlistments in Veteran Reserve corps,

55

Credit for result of draft of 1863

2,825

Credit for volunteers furnished previous to Oct. 1, 1863,

518

Naval credits, allowed by Commissioners

103

Credits in reduction of quota,

784

Total,

14,020

Surplus credit

1,014


The Volunteers enlisted during the year have been distributed to the several regiments, batteries and detached companies, as follows:

Second Regiment,

198

Third Regiment,

139

Fourth Regiment,

194

Fifth Regiment,

263

Sixth Regiment,

244

Seventh Regiment,

369

Eighth Regiment

462

Ninth Regiment,

847

Tenth Regiment,

297

Eleventh Regiment,

1,208

Seventeenth Regiment,

895

First Cavalry Regiment,

886

First Company Sharp Shooters

39

Second Company Sharp Shooters,

51

Third Company Sharp Shooters,

77

First Battery

67

Second Battery

216

Third Battery

241

Fifty-Fourth Reg. Mass. Vols. [colored]

63

Veteran Reserve Corps,

21

Fourth Regiment U. S. Infantry

21

Twelfth Regiment U. S. Infantry

21

Fourth Regiment U. S. Cavalry

2

Hd. Qr. Troops, Dep't of the Gulf,

1

U. S. Colored Troops,

9

Brigade Band

4

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6,835

Unassigned,

13

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6,849


The residue of the 6,984 volunteers enlisted during the year,

which includes 124 recruits enlisted in Southern States, have been assigned to various United States organizations.

The whole number of men furnished during the War is as follows:--

For three months'service, -- as shown by report of Adjutant and Inspector General, November 1, 1862

782

Fornine months'service, as shown by Report of Adjutant and Inspector General, October 1, 1863,

4,833

Forone year'sservice, -- volunteers from July 1, 1863, to September 30, 1863,

1,721

Naval enlistments, July 1, 1863, to September 30, 1863,

37

Total, one year,

1,758

For two years'service,

1

Forthree years'service: --
Previous to October 1, 1863:-
Number shown by Report of Adjutant and Inspector General, October 1, 1863,

13,992

Number credited since October 1, 1863, but previously enlisted,

390

Drafted in 1863,

2,825

Naval enlistments credited,

103

Enlistments in Veteran Reserve Corps, credited,

55

Total,

17.365

From October 1, 1863, to September, 30, 1864,

7,971

Total, three years,

25,336

Aggregate,

32,710


RECAPITULATION,

Showing the strength of regiment in the field at date of last Report received.

REGIMENT DATE STATION Aggregate On Duty
2nd, Aug. 31, 1864 In field, Va. 529 301
3rd, " " 457 226
4th " " 705 300
5th " Charleston, Va. 553 281
6th, " In field, Va. 658 385
7th, July 31, 1864 Barrancas, Fla. 612 568
8th, Aug. 31, 1864 Near Charleston,Va. 561 482
9th, Sept. 1, 1864 Newbern, N. C. 863 688
10th, Sept. 30, 1864 Mt. Crawford, Va. 789 418
11th, Sept. 30, 1864 Near Harrisonburg, Va. 1673 784
17th, Sept. 15, 1864 Near Petersburg, Va. 647 244
1st Cavalry, Aug. 29, 1864 Near Charleston, Va. 925 633
2nd Battery, Sept. 30, 1864 Port Hudson, La. 131 88
3rd Battery, Sept. 30, 1864 Before Petersburg, Va. 140 106
1st C. S. S. Oct. 1, 1864 " 46 32
2nd Co. S. S. Oct. 1, 1864 " 83 34
3rd Co. S. S. Aug. 31, 1864 " 74 33
9,536 5,603

To the above number (9536) of men now in service from Vermont, is to be added 2,701 men, enlisted since July 1, 1864, and not included in above reports -- making the whole number of men in service from this State 12, 237.


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