Vermont State Papers
Volume 81, page 2
State of Vermont
GENERAL ORDER, No. 10.
Adjutant and Inspector General's Office,
Rutland, January 25th, 1861.
It is hereby ordered that the commanding officers of each company of Uniformed Militia ascertain at once whether any men in their commands are unable or indisposed to respond to the orders of the Commander-in-Chief, made upon any requisitions of the President of the United States, to aid in the maintenance of the laws and the peace of the Union, that they may be discharged and their places filled by men ready for any public exigency which may arise.
If any companies have not the number of men allowed by law, the commanders of the same will make proper exertions to have the vacancies filled and the men properly drilled and uniformed.
Commanding officers of companies will also cause the name of each member, together with his rank and place of residence to be properly recorded, and a copy of the same to be forwarded to this office.
By order of the Commander-in-Chief
H. Henry Baxter,
Adjutant and Inspector General
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