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Sec. 9. And be it further enacted, That a commander A Mmmander of the army of the United States shall be appointed, and be appoiutai.1 commissioned by the style of ''general of the armies of the United States;" and the present office and title of lieutenant-general shall thereafter be abolished.
Sec ,10. And he it further enacted, That there shall A quartermaste» he a quartermaster-general of the army of the United ^'^lh,! States, who shall be entitled to the rank, pay, emoluments, and privileges, of a majorTgeneral.
Sec. 11. And be it further enacted, That it shall be.^,prcsid<,nt lawful for the president of the United States, at his dis-mayraise."hat" cretion, to organize, officer, and raise, a battalion of ri-men,&c flemen, to consist of the same number of officers and men, and to be entitled to the same pay and emoluments, whatsoever, as a battalion ot infantry of the line.
Sec. 12. And be it further enacted, That to any armyuepmy quarter, of the United States, other than that in which the quar- JWjJJfSfgJi. termaster-general shall serve, there shall be a deputy s»^ quane.quartermaster-general, who shall be a field officer, and Kio*TM by'the who, in addition to his other emoluments, shall be en geS!Tc.er titled to fifty dollars per month, which shall be in full compensation for his extra services and travelling exnenses; but the provisions of this act are not to affect the _ .. ,
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present quartermaster-general ot the army ot the United ihisact not ^r States, who, in case a quartermaster-general shall be ,uCaVimErat appointed by virtue of this act, is to act as deputy quar-se,":^al• &ctermaster-general, and shall hereafter have the rank of lieutenant-colonel; and that, to every division of an army, there shall he a division quartermaster, who, in addition to his other emoluments, shall be entitled to thirty dollars per month, which shall be in full compensation for his extra services and travelling expenses; and that, to every brigade, there shall he a brigade quartermaster, who, in addition to his other emoluments, shall be entitled to twenty four dollars per month, which shall be in full compensation for his extra services and travelling expenses; each of which officers shall be chosen by the quartermaster-general, from among the regimental officers.
Sec. 13. And be it further enacted, That, to any army ofDepmyimpectoc the United States, other than that in which the inspector- ^S^'SS1 general shall serve, there shall he a deputy inspector-f(f,^n,cd's,by general, who shall be a field officer, and who, in addi- the inspector gej tion to his other emoluments, shall he entitled to fifty dollars per month, which shall be in full compensation for bis extra services and travelling expenses; and that, to every division of an army,.there shall be a division inspector, who, in addition to his other emoluments, shall
be entitled to thirty dollars per month, which shall be in full compensation for his extra services and travelling expenses; awl that, to every brigade, there shall be a brigade inspector, who, in addition to his other emoluments, shall be entitled to twenty-four dollars per month, which shall be in full compensation for his extra services and travelling expenses; each of which officers shall be chosen by the inspector general, from among the regimental officers. The deputy inspector-general to be, in every case, approved by the general commanding the army to which he shall be annexed. The adjutantge- gEC- 14, Jlud be it further enacted, That the adjutantfi.i..,assist,,,,, i„. general of the army shall be, ex-officio, assistant m•pwwr general, spcr(or.j,Pllcl.a|i aiu] j],.^ every deputy inspector-general shall be, ex-officio, deputy adjutant-general, and .shall perform the duties of adjutant-general in the army to which he shall be annexed. Ti.epaymarter Sec. 15. Jlud be it further enacted, That the paymasw"ati,..M,i2i'!ir' ter-general of the armies of the United States, shall alajiulu'rtdeputi«c,ways quarter at or near the head-quarters of the main *» army, or at such place as the commander-in-chief shall
deem proper; and that, to the army, on the western frontiers, and to detachments from the main army, intended to act separately for a time, he shall appoint deputy payDeputy paymas-masters, who shall account to liirti for the money adnly'k'cT stcu vanced to them, and shall each give a bond, in the sum of fifteen thousand dollars, with sufficient sureties, for the faithful discharge, of their duties, respectively, and take an oath faithfully to execute the duties of their offices; and the several regimental paymasters shall also give Regimental pay-bond, in the sum of five thousand dollars, with one or buud^&c"s'v,: more sufficient sureties, and take an oath, as aforesaid, for the faithful discharge of the duties of their offices, respectively; and that the paymaster-general shall receive compensation of rigbty dollars per month, with the rations and forage, ^■mrail'depuly. of a major, in full compensation for his services and tra&e- veiling expenses; and the deputy, in addition to his pay,
and other emoluments, thirty dollars per month, in full compensation for his extra services and travelling expenses. Maior general en- Sec. 16. Jlnd be it further enacted, That every majort«taitun«,«u.genera 0f the army of the United States shall be entitled to two aids, to be chosen by himself, each of whom, . in addition to his pay and other emoluments, in his re
tu'emwSito'onegiment, shall receive twenty-four dollars per month, and aiii.&e. j-en dollars per month for forage, when not furnished as
aforesaid; and that every brigadier-general of the said
rmy shall be entitled to one aid, to be chosen by himclf, who, in addition to his pay and other emoluments n his regiment, shall receive twenty-four dollars per nonth, and ten dollars per month for forage, when not urnished as aforesaid.
Sec. 17. Ami be it further enacted, That the president ThepresMent
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>f the United States be authorized to engage and ap- point t»oeng£ mint, distinct from the officers of the corps of artillerists Sramthc'SSew intl engineers, two engineers, with the rank of lieute-l^'j^gJto! nant-colonel, and to stipulate and allowMo them, respectively, such compensations as he shall find necessary and expedient.
Sec. 18. And be it further enacted, That an inspector An.in,i>ec,or of
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or fortifications shall be appointed, whose duties shall be appointed, &c be assigned by the secretary of war, under t'he direction of the president of the United States; that the compensation to be allowed to the said inspector, if selected from the corps of artillerists and engineers, in full for liis extra services and travelling expenses, shall, besides his pay and emoluments in the corps, be thirty-five dollars per month, and if he shall not be an officer in the artillery or army, he sliall, in full compensation for histI£is)c'£'iP£nMservices and expenses, be allowed the sum of seventyfive dollars monthly, and be entitled to the rank of major in the army of the. United States; and in case the said incase the ininspector shall be chosen from the corps of artillerists E°rf,Su' ,^e and engineers, or army of the United States, his place:toTMor »riiu«
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therein shall be supplied by promotion, or a new ap- <■« iw >upi>u«i i>jr pointment, or both, as may be requisite; but he shall, g£mouou> nevertheless, retain his station in the said corps, or inspector to rearmy, and sliall rank and rise therein, in the same man-,TiiJ^corp,0»encr as if he had never been appointed to the said office vei'th,to». **■ of inspector.
Sec 19. .And be it further enacted, That a ration ofc,;,mP<"?<'",i>!>«* provisions shall henceforth consist of eighteen ounces of provision, &e. bread, or flour; or, when neither can be obtained, of one quart of rice, or one and an half pound of sifted, or bolted, Indian meal; one pound and a quarter of fresh beef, or one pound of salted beef, or three quarters of a pound of salted pork; and, when fresh meat is issued, salt, at the rate of two quarts for every hundred rations; soap, at the rate of four pounds, and candles, at the rate of a pound and a half for every hundred rations: Provided^^],TM^^. always, That there shall be no diminution of the ration'iomto.wllich.
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to which any of the troops now in service may be enti-are,ii't"l«1>8«:' tied by the terms of their enlistment.
Sec. 20. And be it further enacted, That every non- Articles of omcomraissioned officer, private, artificer, and musician, 8"mclotl"ns'or uieartiiieryand.of the artillery and infantry, shall receive, annual'.
miaou-}, &c tj)e f0]jowi„g articles of uniform clothing, to wit: »'■
hat, one coat, one vest, two pair of woollen, and t»
pair of linen, overalls, four pair of shoes, four sIii'K
four pair of socks, one blanket, one stock and clasp, am
one pair of buckjes.
suitable clothing Sec. 21. And be it further enacted, That suitable cM
forbuKagolu,ing be provided for the dragoons, adapted to the natar
&c# of the service, and conformed, as near as may be, to tt
value of the clothing allowed to the infantry and a
commanding of- Sec. 22. And he it further enacted, That it shall k
rauKram,nwhis .lawful for the commander-in-chief of the army, or Ik
key &c. t<jbeis-Commandincr officer of any separate detachment, or eat
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not exceeding, rison, thereof, at his discretion, to cause to be issuet &e.atcept,&c from tjme to time, to the troops under his command,os of such supplies as shall have been provided for the pur pose, rum, whiskey, or other ardent spirits, in quantity not exceeding half a gill to each man per day, exceptia in cases of fatigue service, or other extraordinary oca sions; and that, whensoever supplies thereof shall be« vinegar to be k-hand, there shall be issued to the troops vinerar, at tb
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&& rate of two quarts lor every hundred rations.
Sec 23. And be it further enacted, That it shall 1 commanding of-lawful for the commanding officer of each rejcimen;
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cioines to be ai- whenever it may be necessary, to cause the coats, vest, fit^c!o:is" and overalls, or breeches, which may, from time to tinn. be issued to and for his regiment, to be altered and ncv made, so as the better to lit them to the persons, rt spectively, for whose use they shall be delivered, and fa defraying the expense of such alteration, to cause to It deducted and applied, out of the pay of such persons. J
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payforiheex. sum or sums, not exceeding twenty live cents lor carl Ktsf&cr'^coat, eight cents for each vest, and for each pairol
overalls or breeches, clothing camp sec- 24, ~*nd be it farther enacted, That it shall be bea's'lvuidb° 'avvUl' f°rthe secretary of war to cause to be provided, the^ecmarv of in each and every year, all clothing, cainp utensils, anil comScu"&c.ase'equipage, medicines, and hospital stores, necessary tut the troops and armies of the United States for the sue cceding year, and for this purpose to make purchases, and enter, or rause to he entered, into, all necessary cottracts or obligations for effecting the same.
Sec. 25. And be it further enacted, That whenever am £e^Scha^,°ff'ce'' or soldier shall be discharged from the service, "we§''pa?'and exceI>t by way of punishment for an offence, he shall Ik rations sufficient allowed his pay and rations, or au equivalent in money, for,such term of time as shall be sufficient to travel from to'travd Mam the place where he receives his discharge to the placeSTM.",^TM' of his residence, computing at the rate of twenty miles to a day.
Sec. 26. And be it further enacted, That there Shall A(WltiomI,,. be allowed to the inspector-general, in addition to hisiowam-eto the allowance as major general, and in full compensation ,TMPectoreencra,> for extra services and expenses in the execution of liis office, the sum of fifty dollars per month, and that he,^5 ctort shall be allowed a secretary, to be appointed by himself, genera! aiiowej tvith the pay and emoluments of a captain.
[Approved, March 3, \7Q9.]
n part, an act, entitled "An act
Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Re
An act to suspend, in part, an act, entitled "An act to augment the army of the United States, and for other purposes "*
prcsentatives of the United States of America in Congress SSdiS assembled, That all further enlistments under the second TMr,her ord'TL".r
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section of an act. entitled "An act to augment the army &e-
[Approved, February 20, 1800.1
An act to fix the compensation of the paymaster-general, and assistant to the adjutant general.f
Sec 1. Beit enacted by the Senate and House of Re- Thepffl'^f„' presentatives of the United States of America in Congress xno per month, assembled, That the paymaster-general of the army of(orageTMfamajm the United States, shall receive one hundred and twenty dollars per month, with the rations and forage of a major, in full compensation for his services and travelling expenses, to be computed from the commencement of the time of his actual residence at the seat of government,
•See the act here partially suspended, chap. 36.