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THE SOLDIERS' JOURNAL,
IS PUBLISHED EVERY WEDNESDAY MORNING, AT
AUGUR U. 8. A. QENEBAL HOSPITAL, VA.,
ON THB FOLLOW! NO TERMS :
Subscription for One Year, .... (8,00
" Six Months, .... 1,00
Single Copies, Five Cents
payable invariably in advance.
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year—payable quarterly, in advance, at place of de
NOTICE TO SUBSCRIBERS.
None other than tbe persons whose names appear
in our list of Agents are authorised to receive sub
scriptions for Tins Soldiers' Journal.
U. S. SANIT/LRY commission.
Special Relief Service.
V. N. Kiinpp, General Superintendent,
Office _44 F St., Washington, D. C.
«T. H. .Abbott, Chief Assistant,
Office 389 U St., Washington, D. C.
THE SPECIAL RELIEF SERVICE
U. S. SANITARY COMMISSION,
INCLUDES among its objects,
The provision, at its "Homes" and "Lodges,"
of temporary shelter, food'and care to discharged
and furloughed men.
The adjustment of Claims and Accounts of
Soldiers and Seamen without cost to them.
The protection of Soldiers and Seamen from
imposture and fraud.
The prevention of false claims being brought
against the Government.
The furnishing gratuitous advice and informa
tion to Soldiers and Seamen, and to their families
SOLDIERS' "HOMES" and "LODGES,"
U. S. Sanitary Commission.
ALEXANDRIA, VA. " Alexandria Lodge."
Orange and Alexandria Railroad Station. J. B.
ANNAPOLIS, MD. "Home for Soldiers'
Wives and Mothers." Mrs. Hopes Say res,
BALTIMORE, MD. " Soldiers' Home. No.
62 Conway Street. A. E. Hastings, Sup't.
BOSTON, MASS. " Soldiers' Home." No, 76
Kingston Street. Charles F. Mudge, Sup't.,
near Bcston and Worcester Railroad Dept.
BUFFALO, N. Y. "Soldiers' Rest." Ex
change Street, opposite Central Railroad Depot.
Mrs. H. Indevine, Matron.
CAIRO, ILL. "Soldiers' Home." C. N. Ship
CAMP NELSON, KY. "Soldiers' Home."
Thomas Butler, Superintendent.
CINCINNATI. O. "Soldiers' Home." Third
Street. Col. G. W. D. Andrews, Sup't.
CLEVELAND, O. "Soldiers' Home." Jos.
COLUMBUS, O. "Soldiers' Home." T. E.
Bo ts ford, Sup't.
DETROIT, MICH. "Soldiers' Home. No.Bl
HARRISBURG, PA. "Soldiers' Lodge."—
Near tho Railroad Depot. W. H. Hadley, Su
HARTFORD, CT. " Soldiers' Lodge." *Near
Railroad Station. O. B. Segir, Sup't.
JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. "Soldiers' Home."
New Market Street, near the Depot. E. T.
Smith, Sup't. ,
LOUISVILLE, KY. " Soldiers' Home." V.
MEMPHIS, TENN. "Soldiers' Lodge." Near
Landing. C. W. Christy, Superintendent and
NASHVILLE, TENN. "Soldiers' Home."
Captain I. Bray ton, Sup't.
NEW ALBANY, IND. "Soldiers* Home."
Corner of Main and State Streets.
NEW ORLEANS, LA. " Soldiers' Home."
Corner Magazine and Julia Streets. Sumner
PHILADELPHIA, PA. "Soldiers' Lodge."
Near P. W. & B. R. R. Station.
PADUCAH, KY. " Soldiers' Home." E. D.
Way, Sup'U '
PORTSMOUTH, VA. ."Soldiers' Home.'
John L. Alcooke, Sup't.
RICHMOND, VA. " Soldiers' Home." Geo.
T. Williams, Sup't.
WILMINGTON, N. C. "Soldiers' Lodge."
Market Street. F. B. Foster, Sup't.
WASHINGTON, D. C. "The Home." No.
374 North Capital Street. J. B. Clark, Sup't.
"Home for Soldiers' Wives and Mothers."
No. 380 North Capitol Street. J. B. Clark, Sup't.
"Lodge No. 4." No. 389 H Street. D. G.
" Lodge No. 5." Maryland Avenue, near
Washington and Alexandria Railroad Station.
D. G. Loomis, Sup't.
" Lodge No. 6." Foot of Sixth Street How
ard McPherran, Sup't.
State Agencies in Washington.
Massachusetts—Lieut .-Col. Gardiner Tufts, second
floor National Intelligencer Building, cor. seventh and
Ohio—James C. Wetmore, Esq., 250 F street.
New York—Col. Edwin 11. Goodrich, 283 F street.
Pennsylvania—Col. Francis Jordan, 487 Eleventh
Connecticut—Rev. William A. Benedict, 252 F street.
Vermont—Col. Frank Holbrook, 251 F street.
Maine—A. Watson, 273 F street.
New Hampshire—Col. Lurkin Mason, 517 Seventh
Rhode Island—Lieut.-Colonel James T. Benedict,
corner Seventh Street and Penna. Avenue.
Michigan—Dr. Tunnicliff, southeast comer Seventh
and E. streets.
Indiana— Wlliam H. DeMotte, corner Tenth and E
Illinois—Newton Crawford, Room No. 3, Patent
New Jersey—Lieut.-Col. J. C. Rafferty, 252 G street.
Wisconsin—W. G. Selleck, 252 F street.
Maryland—Stephen W. Douney, Cavalry Baptist
Church, Fifth street..
Kentucky—C. C. Pennybaker, No. 4 Four-and-a-half
lowa—Geo. Cowie, Fifth Auditor's Ofllce, Treasury
Minnesota—J. F. Stock, Room No. 5, Land office.
Delaware—Box 651. Post Ofllce.
Corner Eighth and H streets.
DISABLE3-80LDIERS AND SEAMEN.
U. S. Sanitary Commission
Army and Navy Claim Agency.
Note.—This Agency is established to prose
cute the claims of those who have been in the
service of the United States, in the Army and
Navy, and their dependents, for Pensions, Ar
rears of Pay, Bonnty, Prize-Money, and all other
Army and Navy claims on the Government,
WITHOUT CHARGE FOR SERVICES. Da
rius Forbes, General Agent. Local Agencies in
all the Loyal Mates. Local Agents are not al
lowed to make any charges for services more
than the Central Office.
244 P St., WASHINGTON, D. C.
New York City, Henry Greenfield, Agent, 35
New Orleans, La, Charles W Seaton, Agent, 96
Buffalo, NY, F G Pattison, Agent, 190J Main
Rochester, N V, A J Hatch, Agent.
Annapolis, Md, C H Howes, Agent.
Syracuse, N V, Silas F Smith, Agent.
Albany, N V, McClure & Miller, Agents.
Beaufort, S C, Dr M M Marsh, Agent,
Corinna, Mo, Freeman Gnowles, Agent.
Levant, Me, T H Wiggin, Agent.
St. Paul's, Minn, General Jno Peller, Agent.
Springfield, Me, A D Clark, Agent.
Elmira, N V, Mrs Charles B Stuart, Agent.
Amity |Penna, J D Huston, Agent.
Baltimore, Md, Col J P Crager, Agent, 558
West Baltimore Street.
Lenox, N Y.R H W Bruce, Agent.
New burgh, Me, Ariel Kelly, Agent.
Neponset Village, Mass, Thomas Temple, Agt.
Ludlowville, N V, John Ludlow, Agent.
Hampton, N V, A C Broughton, Agent.
Spencer, N V, C W Bradley, Agent
Troy, N V, B H Hall, Agent.
Providence, R I, William R Walker, 14 West
Boston, Mass, F S Dyer, 68J Summer Bt, Ag%.
Bucksport, Me, J Edward Si erman. Agent.
Chicago, 111, M D Bartlett, Agent.
Erie, Penna, A J Foster, Agent.
Harrisburgh, Penna, Dewitt & Snodgrass, Agte.
Louisville, Ky, John Brown, Agent.
Meadeville, Penna, D C McCoy, Agent.
Milwaukie, Wis, Mrs Charles F Illsley, Agent
Shippensburgh, Penna, D W Thrush, Agent.
Cleveland, Ohio, Wm H Gaylord, Agent.
Trenton, N J, William C Howell, Agent.
Freehold, N J, Acton C Hartshorn, Agent.
Dcs Moines, lowa, George P Abel, Agent.
Lafayette City, Ind, Taylor <fe Watson, Agente.
Dubuque, lowa, E S Norris, Agent.
Indianapolis, Ind, Temple C Harrison, Agent,
Carnondale, Penna, D N Lathrop, Agent
Spriugfield, Mass, Lewis A Tift, Agent.
Bridgeport, Conn, Andrew Grogan, Agent.
Hartford, Conn, Richard W Roberta, Agent.
NewJjondon, Conn, Charles M Wilcox, Agent.
NevvTlaven, Conn, Francis M Lovejoy, Agent.
Wilkesbarre, Penna, Hubbard B Payne, Agent.
Terre Haute, Ind, Thomas C Bailey, Agent.
La Crosse, Wis, Stogbill & Daniels, Agent..
La Porte, Ind, William Andrews, Agent.
Bowling Green, Ken, E F Kennard, Agent
Bangor, Me, Buel Smith, Agent.
Augusta, Me, Joseph Burton, Agent.
Evansville, Ind, Charles E Marsh, Agent,
Portland, Me, W H Fessenden, Agent.
Worcester, Mass, John A Lovell, Agent.
RULES RY WHICH LOCAIi AGENCIES ARE TO BIS
1. They are to file all papers, and carry on all
correspondence relating to claims, through and
with the Central Office.
2. They are to make no charge whatever for
any services they may render to claimants, or
receive any pay from them for any service per
formed. Their work is to be absolutely free, so
far as claimants are concerned.
3. While they are agents for this office they can
have no connection with any other agency, nor
can they transact any claim business in their
own name or independently of this office. They
are held strictly accountable to this office for all
their Claim transactions, so long as they act in
the name of the U. S. Sanitary Commission.
4. They are to make a report on the first day
of each month of the number and character of
Claims forwarded and the amount of the ex
penses of the office, including salaries, rents, Ac.
This is required alike of all agencies, whether
supported by the Commission or Local Associa
DARIUS FORBES. General Agent.
Washington, D. C, March 25, 1865.
U. S. ARMY HOSPITAL CABS,
Baltimore, Philadelphia and New York, under
direction of Surgeon R. O. Abbott, U. S. A., Med
ical Director Department of Washington. For
information regarding trips, apply to A. A. Surg.
Sol. Andrews, Jr., U. S. A., or of Jas. Carnagen,
Steward of U. S. Sanitary Commission, on the
cars at the B. «fe O. Railroad Station, Washing*
ton, D. C.
U, S. Sanitary Commission—Hospital
NEW YORK AND BOSTON LINE.
Hospital Cars between New York and Boston, -via New Bavea,
Hartford, and Springfield, leave 27th Street Station, New York,
daily, at 8 o'clock P. M , in charge of Stewards Ackerman ana
Bowers, under the direction of the U. S. Sanitary Commission*
DISCHARGE PAY OFFICE,
No. 38911 St. North, Near 13th St. West,
AT THIS OFFICE ALL ENLISTED VOLUNTEERS
Discharged from the U. S. Army make a final set
tlement of their accounts, whether discharged to ac
cept promotion, re-enlist as Veteran Volunteers, or on
account of Disability.
All Soldiers having business at this office are ear
nestly requested to present their claims personally,
and not put them into the hands of claim agents, as
they are attended to promptly and always take prece
dence to claims presented by those agents.
Mai. D. TAYLOR,
May 16,1865.] PaymasterU. S. A., in Charge.
Ration Money.—The War Department has
finally fixed the rate of rations for exchanged
prisoners of war at 25 cents per day for tbe time