5 x 7 1/2, imprint.
Adjutant General's Office
Washington, January 11, 1864
General Orders, No. 16
So much of General Orders, No. 163, of 1863, and of all subsequent Orders, as authorizes the payment of a premium of $2 to or for accepted recruits for volunteer organizations, is hereby annulled; and no payments of this premium to Veteran Volunteers or to recruits for volunteer organizations will in future be made.
BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF WAR:
Assistant Adjutant General
There are 3 tiny punch holes at the left edge of the paper, none of which affect any of the content. Otherwise very fine.