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Doc. 4.-enlistment of colored troops. General orders, no. 329. war Department, Adjutant-General's offices, Washington, D. C., October 13, 1863. whereas, the exigencies of the war require that colored troops be enlisted in the States of Maryland, Missouri, and Tennessee, it is ordered by the President, That the Chief of the Bureau for the Organization of Colored Troops shall establish recruiting stations at convenient places within said States, and give public notice thereof, and be governed by the following regulations: First. None but able-bodied persons shall be enlisted. Second. The State and county in which the enlistments are made shall be credited with the recruits enlisted. Third. All persons enlisted into the military service shall for ever thereafter be free. Fourth. Free persons, and slaves with the written consent of their owners, and slaves belonging to those who have been engaged in or given aid or comfort to the rebellion, may now be enlis