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2. Michigan Hussars, Detroit, 32 men, Capt. A. Paldi, sabres and pistols.
3. Genesee Light Artillery, Genesee, 21 men, Capt. W. Lake, cannon.
Class No. 1,.....
578 427 131
.1,241 Your committee recommend that the sum of $150 be allowed to each of the companies in class No. 1; $75 to each of the companies in class No. 2 ; $50 to each of the companies in class
and that $75 each be paid to the Detroit Light Infantry and Michigan Hussars, who are placed in the special class.
Your committee also recommend that the share of the Emmet Guard and of the Shields Guards be not paid to them until they shall put their arms in good condition, to the satisfaction of the Inspector General or of his assistant.
Your committe have apportioned the amount due to the General, Field and Staff Officers, as follows: Maj. Gen. A. S. Williams, for services within his division, $25 00 Maj. Gen. Jesse Segoine,
25 00 Maj. Gen. T. M. Melchoir,
25 00 To the Officers of the 16th Brigade. Col. C. W. Leffingwell, Div. and Brigade Inspector,. .$10 00 Maj. Ammory Wilson, Brigade Quarter Master,..... 10 00 Maj. W. W. Bogue, Paymaster, 2d Battalion,....
5 00 Maj. Charles A. Holmes, Commander 2d Battalion,.... 5 00 Adj. E. O. Stevens,
4 00 Sergt. Maj. John H. Russell,
4 00 Drum Maj. Milton Sawyer,
2 50 Fife Maj. Nelson Root,
2 50 To the Field and Staff Officers, 46th Regiment,.
Your committee recommend that the allowances for expenses, &c., under sub-divisions one and two of section 150 of Compiled Militia laws be as follows: The Inspector General for the year 1859,....... $500 00 Adj. General, per diem and traveling expenses as member S. M. B., 1859,.....
38 06 Maj. Gen. A. S. Williams, traveling expenses as member S. M. B., 1859,...
14 00 Brig. Gen. A. W. Williams, traveling expenses as member S. M. B., 1859......
45 00 Col. C. W. Leffingwell, traveling expenses as member ber S. M. B., 1859,.....
42 50 Col. H. M. Whittlesey, traveling expenses as member S. M. B., 1859,
20 OG Postage and express charges, members S. M. B., 1859,.. 25 00 For the collection of arms,.
100 00 Freight charges as per bills allowed, viz: Maj. Gen. A. S. Williams,..
$ 6 50 Adj. Gen. F. W. Curtenius,
11 47 Adj. Gen. F. W. Curtenius,.
6 20 Adj. Gen. F. W. Curtenius,.
3 00 Brig. Gen. A. W. Williams,
15 00 Brig. Gen. A. W. Williams,.
25 00 Col C. W. Leffingwell,....
31 09 Genesee Light Artillery, (2,)....
$123 26 Cost of Compilation of Militia Laws,...
50 00 S. D. Elwood, for blanks, books and stationery,.
13 38 Rent of Room for October session, S. M. B.,.. All of which is respectfully submitted. (Signed) A. W. WILLIAMS, C. W. LEFFINGWELL,
Committee On motion, the report was accepted and adopted. The committee appointed to re-district the State by Military
Divisions, presented the following report to the State Military Board :
The committee appointed to re-district the State Military Divisions respectfully recommend that the First Division be made to consist of the counties of Monroe, Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Genesee, Lapeer, St. Clair, Sanilac, Tuscola, Huron, and the Upper Peninsula.
That the Second Division be made to consist of the counties of Lenawee, Hillsdale, Washtenaw, Jackson, Eaton, Ingham, Livingston, Shiawassee, Clinton, Gratiot, Saginaw, Midland, Is- . abella, Clare, Gladwin, Arenac, Iosco, Ogemaw, Roscommon, Crawford, Oscoda, Alcona, Alpena, Montmorency, Cheboygan, Otsego and Presque Isle ; and
That the Third Division be made to consist of the remaining counties of the Lower Peninsula.
Your committee recommend that the First Division be subdivided into Brigade Districts as follows,to wit:
The 1st Brigade to consist of the counties of Monroe, Wayne, Oakland, Macomb and St. Clair.
2d Brigade to consist of the counties of Genesee, Lapeer, Sanilac, Tuscola and Huron.
3d Brigade to consist of the counties of the Upper Peninsula. The Second Division be subdivided as follows:
4th Brigade to consist of the counties of Lenawee, Hillsdale, Jackson, Washtenaw, Livingston, Ingham and Eaton.
5th Brigade to consist of the counties of Clinton, Shiawassee, Gratiot, Saginaw, Isabella, Midland, Clare, Gladwin, Arenac, Roscommon, Ogemaw, Iosco, Crawford, Oscoda, Alcona, Alpena, Montmorency, Otsego, Cheboygan and Presque Isle.
That the Third Division be subdivided as follows:
6th Brigade to consist of the counties of Branch, St. Joseph, Cass, Berrien, Van Buren, Kalaamzoo, Calhoun, Barry, Allegan, Ottawa, Kent and Ionia.
7th Brigade to consist of the counties in the Third Division not attached to the 6th Brigade.
All which is respectfully submitted.
F. W. CURTENIUS,
Committee. On motion, the report was accepted and adopted.
In connection with said report the following resolution was adopted:
Resolved, that the Commander-in-Chief be requested in the name of this Board to re-district the State into Divisions and Brigade Districts, in conformity to the recommendations of the report of the committee.
Col. Whittlesey offered the following resolutions which were severally adopted:
Resolved, That the Adjutant General be requested to limit to eight the number of artillery companies in the volunteer force of the State.
Resolved, that the Adjutant General be requested to issue an order requiring all new companies to adopt gray uniform, United States pattern; and that the companies now organized adopt a like uniform as soon as practicable.
Resolved, That the Adjutant General be requested to call the attention of all division, brigade, regimental and battalion officers to the provisions of section 9 of the Appendix, part entitled “Of Uniforms," compiled militia laws, ed. 1859.
Resolved; That the Adjutant General be requested to furnish proper blank muster-rolls to be distributed according to law.
Resolved, That the proceedings of this Board be published in the papers of the city of Detroit, and that the Secretary be instructed to forward a copy of one containing said proceedings, to the Captains of each of the companies, and to each of the General, Field, and Staff Officers to whom allowances out of the Military Fund for the year 1859 have been made.
On motion, the Board adjourned to meet at 94 o'clock to-morrow morning
October 29, 1859. The Board met pursuant to adjournment, all the members being present.
The minutes of the previous meeting being read were approved. The Board having reviewed the division of the Fund and confirmed the same, adjourned to meet at the call of the President.
A.'S. WILLIAMS, HENRY M. WHITTLESEY,
President S. M. B. Secretary S. M. B.
MEETING OF THE STATE MILITARY BOARD.
GRAND RAPIDS, August 24, 1860. The Board met at Camp Kent, for the purpose of inspecting the military companies there present, and remained in session from day to day from August 20th to August 24th.
JACKSON, August 29, 1860. The Board met at Camp Jackson. All the members present.
Col. Leffingwell stated to the Board the substance of a complaint made by T. W. Melchoir, late Major-General of Division. On motion the subject was laid on the table.
It was resolved that no action be taken upon the report of the Inspector-General for the year 1860, until all his inspections were made, and that he be requested to make his report as soon as convenient after the encampment at East Saginaw.
Resolved, That the Adjutant-General be requested to issue an order that the work edited by 0. B. Wilcox, late Lieutenant in the U. S. Army, and published under the direction of this Board,