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P The following among t,ther regula
tions, have been adopted for the enlist
ment of the State Troops of North
Caroliua, being the -tm 'Jvw&iad -inTis-
tcd fur the war-:
XVII. As soon as company is re
cruited to the number of sixty-four pri
vates, with the required complement
of non-commissioned officers, the senior
company efficer recruiting will report
the fact to the Adjutant-General of the
State Troops at Raleigh, through the
colonel of the regiment, when an officer
v ill he detailed to make a final inspec
tion of the company, and should he
find it to contain the. requisite muober
of suifciblo men. to mvitex it isato 'ic
XV III. The pay of svery man who
" shall succcspfoiy' pass this inspection,
and be mustered into the service, will
commence from the date of this enlist
ment. After this muster, the bounty
(fifteen dollars,) provided by' kw will,
when practicably be mediately paid.
XIX. Under the act of General As
Bcmbly, "to raise ten thousand troops,
ratified May 8th, 181, companies
bo composed r id paid astolJ"s :
One Captain, $"S0 00 V lrrth
Two First Licuts. 90 00
Two Second Lieuts. 60 00
One First Sergeant, 20 00
One Quarter Master
"When serving 'as Light Artillery, the
above officers and men receive the same
pay and allowances as in the Cavalry.
lOae Captain, $140 CO per wmtb.
One First Lieut, 1 00 00 "
Two Second Lieuts, . BO 00 "
One First Sergeant, 00 " "
One Quarter Maste
Sergeant, 17 08
Four Sergeant,. I" 00 " " .
Four Corporals. 18 00 "
Two Buglers, 13 00 " '
One Fanicr, 13 00
Sixty-four to nhteiy
Privates, 12 00 '
Ofiicers will furnish thf.ir own horses,
and will receive forage oily for horses
actually kept in service, not exceeding
three for a C&p'ain and tr f-
J i fan try.
One Captain, $i 30 00 per 3 Ub.
One First Lieut. 90 00 "
Two Second Lieuts. 80 00 " '
One First Sergeant,, 20 00 '
Sixty-four tfi ninety
K. H. HID DICK,
Assistant Adjutant Gnrral.
The following important o, t. increase
the army to 40o,0G0 was & s on ue 8th :
Increase of he .rrcy four hun h
sand men called for.
A bill to be entitled an act further to
vide for the public defence.
to sectre the independence of the Confede
rate States, the President be, and ho. is
hereby, authorized to employ the militia
military and naval forces of the Confede
rate States of America, and to ask for and
accept the services of anj' number of vol
unteers, not exceeding four hundred thou
sand, who may offer their eerviees, either
as cavalry, mounted riflemen, artillery or
iufjintry, in euch proportion of these sever
al arms as he may deem expedient, to
trvc fr a period of not lees Hum twelve
months, Jior morc than three yeur3 after
they bhaU Juustered into service, unless
Eoontr discharge d.
tftCTios 2. That wheiiev? the militia cr
volunteers arc cailed and received into the
service of the Confederate States, under
the" provisions of this act, they shall be
ovganized under the act of iie sixth of
March, 1801, entitled "An act to provide
for the public defence," vdth the same pfJ
and allowances of said act, and the same
time for the service of the militia.
' Section 8. Nothing in this act shall be
construed to extend to, or in any vist to
alter any act heretofore passed, and au-
moiuing the l'resident to receive tioops
offered to the Confederate Stolen for the
Voir, or for less time.
rui the cure of all kinds ot nrmdn
, ; , ; ; J Cl U1Cm DG !iuaressfcu 'mctly to the re- or froct;0 of an ounce, two and a half C. N Cevaiier RreVet 2nd do.
rate States of Americi do enact, That in e-impiit "VVp lifiwvrv rtinl- a- ,,t , ,. . , .x. , ,. , , '
J ' giment. e howtcr think, as a general CCnta additional ; if published .semi-month- ,t
eruer to provide additional forces to repel tliinrr it wmiM Kn ii, wf n , , , , , . i i- i TRI ATb,
. 1 . , . imn? 11 0UiU be the best to direct all y, double that amount. And periodicals
JUM,NW'' u'a,ul,uu u,tt pobscswon ; packaccs to lr. Hines. mai-kinir distinetlv . n w.mn,lv. i.n Is P Jenkins V J Andr
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of the Confederate States of America and , on them the different regiments for which L .a n ,V niInftor ,.! r,. ! Wm Pol Kenneth An
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To the People of North Carolina.
The General Military Hospital for
taking caTe of the sjck and wounded of
tl,A Nnrf u rinrnlina tl'OOPS will be CS-
tablishcd in Tetersburg, Virginia, and
Avill be ready for the accommodation of
patients' iu a few weeks.
There will be required for the use of
this Hospital, two hundred and fatty
pair of sheets; two bundred and fifty
pillow ticks, and as many pillow cases;
two hundred and fifty pair of blankets;
as many pair tf drawers, and socks of
wool and -cotton, and two hundred and
fifty shirts; two hundred and fifty tow
els, and anj quantity of hard soap,
such as is made by our housewives.
This latter article is very much needed
at this titre in all the Regiments.
besides the above enumerated arti
cles, there will of course be needed
firandy or Whiskey, Wines, Cordials,
Tea, Rice-flour, Sago, Mustard, ground
or in seed Red pepper, Sage, and dried
fruits of all kinds. And, it any of our
Eastern friends will send is a supply of
Ycoppon, it will no. doubt be found ve
ry useful and wholesome.
Money forwarded to this office in fur
therance of the objects contemplated by
the establishment of this institution will
be thankfully received and properly
I shall go to Tctcrsburg on Thurs
day for the purpose, among other
things, of making arraignments for
receiving all articles forwarded for the
use" of the Hospital by the citizens of
the State; and also, for the purpose-of
arranging about transportion.
Any further hj formation on this sub
ject, or in regard to tbe special wants
of our different Regiments, will be
cheerfully furnished by the chief of
this Department, as far as he is able so
CHARLES E. JOHNSON,
Surg. Genl. N. C.
As great diversity of opinion seems to
exist in the 'minds of many of our lady
friends relative to the hospital at this
place, I write a short note in order to re
move any uncertainty Tfith regard to it.
We have four district hospitals. The
first or general one is the old Nelson house,
to which all the worst cases are sent.
This is under the management of Dv.
Hines, the Surgeon of the post. . The next
are the Regimental Hospitals belonging to
ea-ch regiment, under the control of its in-
dividual surgeon. Here n.rc sent only
hs e cases which render the men tempora- ounce, cr fraction of an ounce, per quar- Jicut. Col. Richard II. Riddick, As
tily unfit for duty. i tcr; on those published twice a week, ten sistant Adjutant and Inspector General.
rThe tnird is what may be terme.d the 1 cents "per ounce per quarter; on those j Maj. Johu W. Cameron, Quarter
contagious, whose name is sufficiently ex- j published three times a week, fifteen cents master and Paymaster's Department,
plauatory of its character. per ounce per quarter ; and those publish- 0. S. Army.
The fourth is the hospital at. BiglcrV ed six times ft week, thirty cents per ounce Capt. Win. Wr. Morrison, Subsistence
Mills, about eight miles above this place, per quarter; end on those published daily, Department C S Army
under the care of Dr Randolph, to which thirty-live cent, per ounce per quarter. I A,j communications f'or tbcSe yjead
arc ,en the eonva.escent patients and, ..AbJ periodicals published oftener than Quorters 1q addreg8cd to the Chief
those who are sutlenng fiom chronic dis- hi-mnr.tlilv sli:.1l ho. i ha rPd -as newsnaoers. 1 . ......
I ivould suggest that persons sending
delicicies and other things for these differ-
cut hospitals, should always be particular '
to enclose in such packages the names of
the kind givers, and the article presented. !
When they are intended for the general '
hospital, let them be marked to Dr. Hines; '
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wnenlor any one ot the dillerent regiments,
they are intended, when such is the case.
The Dr. informs me that he is in want
of experienced professional nurses who 1
are willing to enter the hospital and abide ;
entirely by his 'instructions
T110S. WARD WHITE,
Chaplain of the Howitzer Battalion.
Headquarters N. C. State Tboops,
AnjiTANT General's Office,
lialeigh, July 19, 18C1-
No. 9. . i
I. No regiment of twelve months vol
unteers will be organized, unless each
company has the minimum number of sev
enty-four besides officers.
II. When a regiment is thus organized,
no additional men will be enrolled or oth
III. The companies of volunteers and
members of companies who have gone into
the State Troops, or been discharged by
proper authority, will be paid by the Paymaster-General
from the date of accep
tance by the Governor as volunteers to
that of their discharge or transfer. The
evidence vf service will be either the mus
ter roll, the certificate of an officer of the
company, the vaptain, if it can be had, or
the oth uf the soldier in the order named.
l. Commissioned ofiicers of volunteers
or 0a. Troops, are not allowed bounty,
Those who uave been paid will return the
mono to the Paymaster-General.
V. All communications for the GovcrnoV
on military matters must be sent to this
office. In no other way will they receive
By order of the Governor.
J. G. MARTIN,
Adjutant General N. G. Stale Troops
July 24, 1801.
1 tj uv vudj 'u i n u v-viiio ci" w-iivv - . , -----
Notice to the Public and fnstruc
tions to Post-Masters.
The following laws have been enacted
by the Congiess of the Confederate States
of America ;
AN ACT to prescribe the Rates of roo
tage in the Coufederate States of America,
and for other purposes. .
"The Congressof the Confederate States
of America do enact,' That from and after
such period as the Post Master General
may by proclamation announce,, there shall
be charged the following Tates of postage,
to wit : For every single sealed letter, and
for every letter in manuscript or paper of
any kind, upon -which information shall be
asked for or communicated in writing -er
by marks or signs, con-reyed in the mail j
for any distance between places within the !
Confederate States of America, not- -ex-
hundred miles, five cents: and i
for any distance exceeding five hundred
miles, double hat rate ; and every letter
or parcel not exceeding half an ounce in
weight shall be deemed a single letter, j subject to, all the provisions of the Act en
and every additional weight of half an titled "An Act to provide for the public
ounce, or additional weight of less than ' defence," approved March 6th, 18G1, and
half an ounce, shall be charged with addi- may le attached to such divisions, brigades,
tional single postage; and all packeges ' regiments, or battalions, as the President
centalring other tiifTn printed or tcritCen mat- may direct; nnd when not organized into
tcr and money packages are included in this battalions or regiments before being mus
lass shall be rated hy weight as letters arc fered into service, the President shall ap
rat'c7, and shall be charged the rates of point the field officers of the battalions and
postage on letters; and all drop letters, regiments when organised as such by him.
or letters placed in any post office not for
transmission but for delivery only, shall be
charged with postago at the rate of two
cents each; and in all the foregoing cases
the postage must be pre-piiid by stamps;
and all letters which shi: !.-ereaftcr be
advertised as remaining over or uncalled
for in any post office shall be charged with
two -cents each in addition to the regular
postage, both to be accounted for as other (
postages of this Confederacy."
"And be it further eimcred, That
newspapers published within'the Gonfede-
rate States not exceeding three ounces in
wcight, and tent from the office of publica
tion to actu.il and bona fide subscribers
within the Confederate States, shall be
charged with postage as follows, viz: The
postage on the regular numbers of a news
paper published weekly, shall be ten cents
per quarter; papers published semi- weck-
ly, double that amount: papers published
thncc a week, treble that a mount; papers bon North Carolina.
published six tubes a week, six times that J n. First Lieutenant John W. Gra
amount, and papers published daily, seven ham a S Ai m is ann0Unccd as Aid
times that amount
Ami on newspapers
snail be charged on each additional ounce ' 0j .n . , , v
; i v.- 4, r . . 4L i fetali are attached to these Head Ouar
m addition to the foregoing rates, on those j . vu..
published once a week, five cents per j crs' V1Z :
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"And other periodicals, sent from the
0ffice of publication to actual and bona fide
subscribers, shall be charged with postage '
as follows, viz: The postage on the regular !
numbers of a periodical, published within
the Confederate States, not exceeding one
ailj a rAf ounces in weight, a-od published
momblv, shall be two and a half cents per
quarter; and for every additional ounce,
iar subscribers to newspapers and peviodi-
Cuis hVA be required to pay one quarter's
postage thereon in advance, at the office !
0f delivery, unless paid at the oflicc where !
"And there shall be charged upon every
other newspaper, and each circular not
sealed, nana-imi, engraving, pampnier,
periodical and magazine, which shall be
unconnected with any manuscript or writ
ten matter, and not exceeding three ounces
in weight, and published within the Con
federate States, two cents ; and for each
additional ounce, or fraction of an ounce,
two cents additional ; and in all cases the
postage shall be pre-paid by stamps or
otherwise, as the Post Master General
, shall direct.
"All books, bound or unbound," not
weighing over four pounds, shall be deem
ed mailable matter, and shall be charged
with postage, to be pre-paid by stamps or
otherwise, as the Post Jlaster General shall
direct, at two cents an ounce for auy dis
tance. "And upon all newspapers, periodicals
and books, as aioresaid, jublished beyond
the limits of the Confederate States, there
shall be charged postage ot double the fore
going specified rates.
"The publishers of newspapers or peri
odicals within the Confederate States, may
send and receive to and from each other,
rom their respective offices of publication,
fne copy of each publication,free of postage.
."All newspapers, unsealed circulars, or
other unsealed printed transient matter,
olaced in any post-office, not for trrnsmis-
sionbut for delivery only, shall be charged
postage at the rate of one cent eitch."
JOHN H. REAGAN,
OUK LOCAL DEFENCES.
The following bill, which has been
passed by Congress, and approved by the
i President will be read with interest
.4 Dill to le entitled an Act to Troviae for
Local Defence and S',ecial Service.
Ses. 1. The. Cmwwstx of the Confede
rals Steles of America do enact, That the
President be and he" is hereby authorized
to accept the services of volunteers, of
such kind and in such proportion as he may
deem expedient to serve for such time as
Ue may prescribe, for the defence of ex
posed places, or localities, or such special
service as he may defcni expedient.
Sec. 2. And such forces shall be mus
tered into service of the Confederate States
for the local defence or special service
aforesaid, the muster-roll Setting forth
distinctly the services to be performed;
and the said volunteers shall not be con
sidered in actual service until thereunto
specially ordered by the President. And
they shall bo entitled to pay or subsistence
only for such time as they may bn on duty
under the orders ot the president, or by
Sue. 3. Such volunteer forces, when so
accepted' and ordered into such service,
shall be organized in accordance with, and
Prom the State Journal.
Information for Coija?ijy Conimaii'
As an item of interesting and in-
structivc information, vve publish below
the general orders which fallow and
the circular relative to pay addressed
by Gca. Gatlia to company comman
ders. The circular should be cut out
fml tuc paper anu mea away uy panics
interested as well those who arc rais-
ing or about raising companies, as those
who are already in command of them :
Head Quarters, Deportmcnt of N. C.
Goldsboro', September lGth, 1S61.
General Orders, No. 4.
I. The Head Quarters of this depart-
ment arc hereby established at Golds-
, c . f. comman(i;no. fnl
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I lilt 1 1 . i I . til-1 n iv nHiAAi(! nT r lirt liAnnw.il
ot tue uenartuaent to wliicl
Ul't relate- .
orider of hn- GEN.
. HlUUlCK, Asxt. Adjt.
- U V AS V. KJJL K ft j U V tJ IT UlVu t.UW tJl W W
Joseph H. Ilyman, Captain.
Dr. J. A. Fuqua, 1st Lieut.
Dr. Wm. T. Macnair, 2nd Lieut.
R J Stalling
L B Blount
W V Barnhill
J C Barnhill .
J Rose man
Benj B Parker
S M Pippen
G Ii Brown
rm Y Dupree
V B Anderson
Lawrence Ad kins
Henry C Clark
Jerry A hern
J B Eiicksou
Benjamin,Gardner A F Parker
W to Grimes Wm Procter
C W Howard
J B Howard
M D Strickland -M
A J Slono
J 11 Whitehurst
J W Writtcr
J ll Williams
J B Williams
J A Warren
John R Sawyer
J J Harris
C R Jones
Henry D. Lilly
W C Langley
F S Langley
J R Mayo
Jesse E Marshall
W J Moseley
J B Medford ,
31c Larry Pender
The Edycrombe Companies. ' -The
County of Edgecombe has a
while population '-of '6,880, aud has six
Companies in the army defending
Southern Rights, The Companies are
as follows: Capt "Lloyd, Edgecombe
Guards; Capt. Hammond, Rocky
Mount Light Infantry; Capt. Hyman,
Edgecombe Rifles ; Capt. Battle, Con
federate Guards; Capt, Pitt, Spartan
Rand; and CaDt Jenkins of the State
Con federate G uartl.
Capt. T. W. Da tile,
1st Lieut. H. A. Dowd,
2nd 11 Fred. Philips,
3d " It. S. Sugg,
1st Scrg't. E. D. Foxhall,
2nd " B. "Lewis,
3d " S. M. -Pender,
4th N. M. Lawrence,
1st Corporal S. L. Hart,
2nd D. Williams,
3d J. to. Cofficli,
4th WT. B. Jordan,
Surgeon, F. M. Garrett,
'Musician, W. A. Moore.
Allen J E ' Johnson G W
Barlow D H Knight EJ3
Bass C Latham G A
Battle G C Lawrence J
Battle H L Lawrence B J
Battle M L Lawrence W J .
Batts I F Leggett ti L
Bellamy N B Lewis J B
Billups L Lipscomb W A
Bonner W V Little G A
Bradley J J Leigh W R
Bradley L Mayo to
Bradley L B Mayo to B
Bulluck T 0 Myers J D
Cherry Geo Parker J
Cobb to Porter J E
Cobb G ' Pippcn J W
Cobb J Pitt M B
Curry G N Pittman R G
Coker S Price W
Davis J A Ricks to A
Dancy R F ' Ricks J D
Duughtry II II Hicks J W
Eiliuor J P Hicks R F
Et bridge 0 Rogester W
'Ethridge-lt Sessuins W-
Foreman Vr Sharpe E P
Fountain 0 Staton F to
Fuller J Staton G H
Garrett I W Staton S B
Gordon G L Sugg J P
Hart. A Taylor A
Hart B T Thomas J A
Hardy J Tunnel! M L
Hobbie J M Warn mack B
Hussey M L Ward J L
Jenkins J V Wilson to D
Johnson J Williams J II
Wimberly R D
Political Newspapers in North Ca
The following are all the political
newspapers published at the present
time in this State, so far as we know.
There arc also several miscellaneous
and religious papers published:
The State Journal, Raleigh,
N. C. Standard,
Wilmington Journal, Wilmington.
Fayetteville Observer, Fayettevillc
Winston Sentinel, Winston,
Salem Press, Salem,
Greensboro' Patriot, Greensboro',
Salisbury iratchman, Salisbury,
Charlotte Democrat, Charlotte,
Charlotte Bulletin, "
Charlotte Ifhig, "
Concord Flag, Concord, "
Mountain Eagle, Selby,
Asheville News, Asheville.
Iredell Express, Iredell,
Milten rdnicle, Milton,
Henderson Times, Henderson.
The Southerner, Tarboro'.
Head Quarters, Department of N. C. i
Gohhboro Sept. 18th, 1861.
The General Commanding has the
satisfaction of announcing to the Troops
under his command, that arrangements
have been made for their payment as
soon as the 'Muster and Pay Rolls can
be made out. The necessary blanks are
herewith transmitted for that purpose.
The Company Commanders will avail
themselves of the best clerical talents
at their command, and will have their
rolls made out correctly and neatly.-
The "Printed Notes" will be carcfullv
studied and complied with.
The Regulations require that "one
31usterrRoll," and Three "Muster and
Pay Rolls" be made out. The former
to -be sent to the Adjutant General's
Office, and two of the latter to be given
to the Paymaster and the third to be
retained in the cornpauy. The Clus
ter Roll" will be forwarded through
these Head Quarters.
These Rolls will embrace the period
from the date of the "Muster into ser
vice" to the 31st August, 1861; con
sequently, persons who have joined the
company since that date will not be
borne on these Rolls Under the head
-jf "Last Paid" ' write -Pay due from
enlistment for State Troops, Pay due
from enrollment for Volunteers. These
roops tbaf were cot mustered into scr
vice previous to the 31st August, 1861,
cannot draw pay until after the next
Periodical Muster, which will take
place on the 31st October, 1861.
Tlie Commanders of the Posts Sta
tions, Camps, &c., on the 3lst August
last, will have to sign these Rolls as In
spector and Mustering Officer.
By order of GEN. GATLIN,
R. H. Riddiok, Ass'l. AjiYu Genl.
Lizi of OJp,eers and Privates ?" tlic
Captain F. II. Jenkins.
1st Lt. Theo, C. Hymas.
2nd R. H. Gatlin.
3rd W. Wheeler.
Officers Non- Commissioned
1st Scrg't Louis R. Purvis.
2nd Burcsin Stevenson,
3rd James fl. Jenkins.
4th -Win. II. Beverly.
5th tt Weldon S. Hunter.
Corporals 1st James Price.
2nd Thos. L. Mayj.
3rd . Wm. C. Davenport.
4th James R. Taylor.
Andrews Wm II
Brilev J C
Briley Wm B
Bryan John II
Clark James A
Davenport B A
Davenport I R
Davenport M C
Harris Geo W
House B A
Manning 31 J
. Nelson Henry
Nelson James 0
Nelson Wm It
Nelson Wm P
Peel Joseph, .
: Raiford Thos
Robuck Geo L
Stalls Miles B
Taylor B H
Taylor James tt
Whitehurst Wm I
Whitehurst Wm J
The First Year of the War.
It appears from a carefully compiled
list of the incidents and battles of the
first year of the war for independence of
the South, made for that excellent jour
nal, the Charleston Courier, that from
the 16th of February to the 28th of De
cember last, sixty-one battles of all de
scriptions have been fought between the
troops of the Southern Confederacy and
those of the Federals, in fifty-three of
which we have been victorious, and in
the remaining eight of which we were
In the battles resulting in our favor
the respective losses have been as fol
Killed, , 4,32.5
The battles resulting in favor of the
Yankees, the losses on each side have been
as follows: .
Total Federal Loss
Wroundcd, ' 7,52f
Tolal Confederate Loss
' Killed, 1,135
' Wounded, ' 3,345
Excess of Yankee Less, ! 14,943
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