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Colored American Republican Text Book
			
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Their contact with and influence upon their superior officers
will be sure to raise the negro in the popular esteem and do
incalculable good.    Some of these men are colonels at $3,500
per annum, lieutenant colonels at $3,000, majors at $2,500, cap-
tains (mounted) at $2,000, captains (not mounted) at $1,800,
first lieutenants (mounted)  at $1,600, first lieutenants (not
mounted) at $1,500, etc.
  There are now in the service the following:

         REGULARS.                   9th Ohio Battalion....  16  419
9th U. S. Cavalry..... 1   1177      A and B Ind. Inf ......  7  213
10th U. S. Cavalry ... 2   1016      7th U. S. V. Infantry.. 24  981
24th U. S. Infantry..  1   1080      8th U. S. V. Infantry.. 23  984
25th U. S. Infantry..  1    841      9th U. S. V. Infantry.. 24  990
                                     10th U. S. V. Infantry, 22  978
    Total ........... 5    4114
        VOLUNTEERS.                    Total Volunteers....259 10670

8th Illinois Infantry.. 46 1234      Total regular officers......  5
3d Alabama Infantry. --    1141      Total regulars ...........4,114
3d N. C. Infantry ..... 40 1059      Paymasters .................  2
23d Kans. Infantry .... 29  848      Officers .................. 266
6th Va. Infantry ...... 28  823      Grand total .............15,050


              FINANCIALLY CONSIDERED.

  266 officers, approximated and a fair average of salaries, at
$1,600, $425,600; 14,784 privates at $208, $3,075,472; 5,000
men employed as drivers, cooks, servants, laborers, etc., at $250
per year, $1,250,000.     Total, $4,751,072.
  Add to this the honor attached to the following names and po-
sitions:  Colonel, J. R. Marshall, of Illinois; colonel, James
Young, of North Carolina; colonel, J. M. Brown, of Kansas;
lieutenant-colonel, Taylor, of North Carolina; Major, John R.
Lynch, of Mississippi; major, R. R. Wright, of Georgia; major,
Charles Young, of Ohio; major, Haywood, of North Carolia;
major, Walker, of North Carolina.
  Below follow other figures kindly furnished by the respective
departments:




			
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