General Orders No. 20, 1864, War Department

The following Joint Resolution by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States is published for the information of the Army and all concerned:

Be it resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the bounties heretofore paid, under Regulations and Orders from the War Department, to men enlisting in the Regular or Volunteer forces of the United States for three years or during the war, shall continue to be paid from the fifth day of January, eighteen hundred and sixty-four, until the first day of March next, anything in the act approved December twenty-third, eighteen hundred and sixty-three, to the contrary notwithstanding. This resolution to be in force from and after its passage.

Approved January 13,1864.

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Adjutant General's Office, Washington, January 14, 1864.

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