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Drafting Ordered--300,000 More Men Called Out

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OfKICUL Washington, August 4. The füllowirtg order has been ssued : War I)üi:A:n mk.nt, WARHixQfroir, August 4, 1862. J Onlered- First, That a draft of three huodred thousand militia be immediately callecl into tho serviee oí the United fitates, to serve for niiie months utiless sooner dtsoharged. The Seerotary of W;ir wil) issitfii tho quotaa to the States, uiid estublish reguliUions for the draft, Sectmd, That il' any Stato bhall not by the 15th ol August fiirnish ts quota of the addmoiial 300,000 agtborized by lavv, the deficiency oi' voluDteere in that Statu wil) also be mudo up by a special diaft frcin the militiü. The Secrotnry of War will establish regu lations for this purpose. Tcini, RegulatlOQS will bo propared by the War Department and presentod to the President, witli the object of secuiing tho promotion of oificers of the arrny and vol un teers for meritorious and di.-itinguished services, and cif preventing tho nonination and nppointment in tho military service ofsuoh inEOtnpotent persons as now hold comniissions. iiy tlie i'reidont, ECW1N M. bTAN'TON', Scotetary of War.


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Michigan Argus