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The Volunteers And Their Clothing

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nounced, nave been placed on the same footing as the regulara, relntive to clothing. Tlio iollowing information is therefore pubüshed íor th-í'ir instruc tion : Private army soldiers are nllowed one uniform bat each year, price $1 ; one forage cap each year, price 57 cents ; 1 uniform coat each year, price $G,56 ; 3 pairs of trpwsera the first year, 2 the second, and three the third', price $2,82 per pair; 2 Back coats each year. price 2,10; 3 fiannel shirts each year, prine 90 cents each ; one overeoat in five years, priee $(J,40 ; 3 pairs of drawers the first year. 2 every other year, price 71 cents each ; 4 pairs of brogans each year, price 2,20 per pair; '2 blankets in five years, price $2,44 each. There nre a variety oí other articles suppïïod, but these ere the chief ones. In order to encourage economy and cleanliness among the troops, every article nol drawn according to the allowance will be paid for to tho soldier. So every man now in the ranks will probably reccive pay for the clothes he wears, as they were not furnishcd by the Bureau of Clothing.


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Michigan Argus