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H. C. Adjutant-General. t4p. m. : This expedition has been delayed through no fault of anyone connected with it. It contains the principal part of the Army, which for intelligence and efficiency is not exceeded by any body of troops on earth. It contains 14 of the best-conditioned regiments of volunteers, the last of which arrived this morning. Yet these have never been under fire. Between 30 and 40 per cent are undrilled, and in one regiment over 300 men had never fired a gun. I request ample protection at all times for this command from the Navy.

ALGER, Sooretary of War, Washington, D. : Many transports moved out yesterday; the last early this morning. 30 the last one was out of sight. The auxiliary Cl'Uiser Resolute was coaling yesterday and will leave at 5 or 6 p. m. Do not know her destination. MILES, Commanding. , June 14,1898-6 p. m. ADJUTANT-GENERAL ARMY, Waflhington, D. : I am directed to fully equip 15,000 men for duty elsewhere under command of General Wilson, and to do this by transfer of ordnance and quartermaster equip- MOBILIZATION AND CONCENTRATION OE' TROOPS.

ADJuT ANT-GENERAL'S OFFICE, Washington, June 5, 1898-1$ noon. expressed his satisfaction, with every confidence that you are doing everything for the best. I would like to have a telegram at 6 o'clock this evening of the situation. H. C. Adjutant-General. t4p. m. : This expedition has been delayed through no fault of anyone connected with it. It contains the principal part of the Army, which for intelligence and efficiency is not exceeded by any body of troops on earth. It contains 14 of the best-conditioned regiments of volunteers, the last of which arrived this morning.

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