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Military o‹cers. In some states, including Ohio, o‹cials o¤ered little resistance to this change. S. ” On 7 November, Ohio state quartermaster George Wright wrote Meigs to say that the state was ready to give Myers full control over supply. “You will readily see,” Wright suggested to Meigs, “the advantage of such an arrangement in preventing complication and confusion of accounts, and competition between the United States and State authorities. ” Meigs was pleased that Ohio o‹cials saw the beneﬁts of a more centralized system.
C. ” Even in western states, which had fewer factories, state o‹cials did their best to order from local businesses. In the summer of 1861, Wisconsin Quartermaster General Tredway recalled a few months later, he had been “determined to supply the troops with Wisconsin shoes,” as opposed to footwear purchased elsewhere. ”²⁴ From the point of view of potential contractors, it seemed easiest to sell directly to one’s own state. Even for a large and successful business, ﬁlling orders for other states might be possible only if it served as a subcontractor.
In other states, however, o‹cials anticipated that the transition might diminish military spending within their states. During the last months and weeks of 1861, o‹cials in several Northern states told Cameron and Meigs that they wanted to keep outﬁtting their own volunteers. In the autumn of 1861, after War Department o‹cials in Washington told state o‹cials to stop buying military supplies, the national o‹cers scolded any states that were slow to follow the order. By early October, Maine’s Governor Israel Washburn was still spending procurement money that would ultimately be reimbursed by Washington, telling military o‹cials that it was his right to do so.
American Civil War Recreated in Color Photographs by Glen Marston, David T. Schiller