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 Posted: Fri Apr 22nd, 2011 11:59 pm
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If ordely fits as servant then three for a Federal BG, can't say for a Confederate BG.. Bob Zeller's The Civil War Collection is a box set that has reproductions of items from the war years and one of them is a military and fashion almanac from 1863.  The Charles Stokes and Co. Almanac of 1863. Page 6 has the Pay, Subsistence, Forage, Etc., os Army Officers chart and for a Brigadier General it lists the following:
  • Per Month: $124
  • Number of Rations: 12
  • Monthly Commutation Value: $108
  • Number of Horses: 3
  • Monthly Commutation Value: $24
  • Number of Servants: 3
  • Monthly Commutation Value: $67.50
  • Total Monthly Pay: $323.50

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