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Doc. 246 1/2.-the home Guard of New York city.

At a meeting of the committee of the Home Guard, held April 26--Present, A. M. Bininger, in the chair. Judge Edmonds, Col. Wakeman, Col. Tappan, Gen. Tallmadge, Messrs. H. Ketchum, C. Tracy, and F. Hotaling, Committee. Gen. J. A. Dix, Cols. A. Warner, and O. D. F. Grant. The following general order of the Home Guard was passed:

Jno. Newhouse, Secretary. Home Guard, Palace Garden, April 26.
General orders.

The commandant promulgates the following order, for the organization of the corps:

1. The corps shall be known as the home Guard.

2. It shall be divided into companies of fifty men each, to be selected, as far as practicable, from the same vicinity.

3. To each company there shall be a captain, two lieutenants, and four sergeants.

4. The corps shall be armed as follows: The commandant, his staff and the captains, and [363] lieutenants with swords the residue with muskets, with waist belts of black leather.

5. The uniform shall be: Black frock coat, dark gray pantaloons, and black felt hat, with the Union cockade.

6. Each man will furnish his own arms, equipments, and uniform.

7. Until further orders, the companies will meet at least three times a week for drill, at such places as the captains shall appoint, and the whole corps shall meet at Palace Garden every Tuesday evening, at 7 1/2 o'clock.

8. The captains of companies will have perfect rolls of their respective commands, with the residence and place of business of each man; will have a permanent place of meeting in their vicinity, and concerted signals by which the members may know when to assemble on extra occasions.

9. Col. Andrew Warner and Col. O. De Forest Grant are appointed aids to the commmandants, with power in his absence, in the order here named, to exercise all his authority in the corps; and Lieutenant-Colonel Maximilian Rader is appointed adjutant.

John A. Dix, Commandant.

--N. Y. World.

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