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2. GENERAL ORDERS,

A DJUTANT GENERAL'S OFFICE,

FOR 1863.

WITH

A N I NDE X.

WASHINGTON:
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE.

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Acts of Congress-

Act of December 27, 1862:
Sec. 1. Adds eight Medical Inspectors...
SEC. 2. Medical Inspector to inspect hospital camps

General Orders 3

G. 0. 3

Act of January 6, 1863 :
Each regiment cavalry, two Assistant Surgeons; each company,

60 to 78 Privates..

G. 0.7

722-32

Five acts in February, 1863, (G. 0. 40.)
I.. Act to increase clerks in Quartermaster General's office.
SEC. 1. Ninety-four clerks, thirty copyists, and six laborers.

Sec. 2. Affidavits in case of lost books, &c.
II. .Act to raise volunteer force for defence of Kentucky, (7 sections.)
III..$30,000 for protection of emigrants to Pacific.
IV..Army appropriation bill.
SEC. 2. No salary to be paid in any office not authorized by law; nor to any per-

son appointed in recess of, to a vacancy existing during session of Senate.
V.. Adds to Commissary Department: 1 Brigadier General, 1 Colonel, 1 Lieu-
tenant Colonel, 2 Majors; vacancies, how filled.
Fifteen acts in February and March, 1863, (G 0. 73.)

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I..Resolution to revive act for military commissions
II.. Additional clerks in departments

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III..Amending act to prevent consideration for contracts..

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IV.. To prevent and punish frauds, (9 sections)

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V..30 more Major Generals and 75 Brigadier Cienerals—70 Major Generals, 275

Brigadier Generals
VI..Conscript act ..

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SEC. 1. Persons between 20 and 45 years liable

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2. Who are exempt.

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3. Two classes

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4. Division into districts

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5. Provost Marshal General and Provost Marshals

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6. Duties of Provost Marshals.

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7. Provost Marshals to arrest deserters, spies, &c.

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8. Board of Enrolment..

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9. Duties of Board, persons enrolled

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10. Classes enrolled, separately.

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11. Persons enrolled subject to military service, &c.

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12. How draft is made

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13. Substitutes, or rate of money in lieu

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14. Drafted persons to be examined

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15. Penalty of Surgeons, receive bribes

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