Adjutant and Inspector General Reports
Correspondence, Circulars, &c.
IV. BOUNTY FOR SEVENTEENTH VERMONT VOLUNTEERS AND THIRD VERMONT BATTERY.
Provost Marshal General's Office,
Washington, D. C., June 14, 1865.
Gen. P. T. WASHBURN,
Adjutant and Inspector General of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont:
I have just addressed a letter to Paymaster General, telling him that three hundred dollars ($300) bounty should be allowed in Seventeenth Infantry and Third (3d) Battery, as advocated by Governor Smith, and requested Paymaster General to telegraph at once to Major Wadleigh to pay accordingly.
(Signed,) JAMES B. FRY,
Provost Marshal General.
GEO. E. SCOTT, MAjor V. R. C.
Received at Burlington, June 14, 1865, 4.40 p. m., by telegraph from War Department, Washington.
MAJOR GILBERT WADLEIGH,
Recruits of the 17th Vermont Volunteers and 3d Vermont Battery are entitled to three hundred dollars bounty, by decision of Provost Marshal General. Pay accordingly.
B. W. BRUCE, Paymaster General.
I certify that the above is a true copy.
G. WADLEIGH, Additional Paymaster, U. S. A.