General orders, no. 94: War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, August 4, 1862 : the following order is published for the information of all concerned : War Department, Washington City, D.C., August 4, 1862 : ordered : I. That a draft of three hundred thousand militia be immediately called into the service of the United States
War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, August 4, 1862 and General orders, number ninety four
Institutes a draft of three hundred thousand to serve for nine months, deficiencies in the draft will be made up from a special draft from the militia, and regulations will be prepared to recognize deserving officers and preventing the promotion of incompetent officers.
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