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Our Reserve Army

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Statistics just published m regard to tlie niilitia force oL the United States show the following interesting facts : There are attaehed to the militia 115 general offlcers, 895 regimentad officers, and 4,356 compauy offloers. Total wimber of commissioned officers, 6,541. Noncomniissioned officers, musicians and privates, 83,826. The total number of men available for military service, but at present tinorganized, is 2,875,460 - apportioned as follows : Maino, 78,376; Nmv Hampshire, 36,394; Vermont, 30 112 ; Massachusetts, 247,495 ; Bhode Island, 40,839; Connecticut, 61,302; New York, 483,183; New Jersey, 194,257; Pennsylvania, 356,393; Delaware, not reported; Maryland, 88,244; Virginia, West Virginia and North Carolina, not reported; South Carolina, 79,040; Georgia, Florida and Alabama, not reported; Mississippi, 135,178; Louisiana, 113,209; Texas, 78,458; Arkansns, 95,195; Kentucky, 217,044; Tennessee, not reported; Ohio, 229,725; Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Missouri, Wisconsin and sota, not reported ; Iowa, 169,118; j braska, 46,000 ; Kansas 90,000; Nevada and Oregon, not reported; California, 101,937. A rough calctdation of the military available in the omitted States, based on the proportion of availables to population in the other States, gives them nearly 1,500,000, so that tho military strength of the nation on paper is in round niimbers 4,375,460 men.


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