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Adjutant General's Office
Washington, November 13, 1863
Paragraph 1420, General Regulations, edition of 1863, (paragraph 1389, edition of 1861), is modified, by inserting after the words "to his command," in the first sentence, the following sentence:
The Commanding Officer of a Regiment or Battalion serving in the field, will be accountable for all the surplus and reserve Ordnance Stores of the Regiment. The transportation of these stores will be provided for the same as the transportation of other stores, under the direction of the Commanding General.
By Order Of The Secretary Of War:
Assistant Adjutant General
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