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Monejimtcaduf Sec. 8. And be it further enacted, That the commisforage. gioned officers hereinafter described, shall receive,
monthly, the following enumerated sums, instead of forage: Lieiitenant-rnlonels-cnmmandant, twelve dollars; major commandant of artillery, majors, and surgeon, each ten dollars; surgeon's mates, each, six dollars, uniform eioth- Sec. 9 And he it further evaded, That every nonLmSi"!iT.'ffl'-m"«'ommissioned officer, private, and musician, aforesaid, «r», private, s\rA\\ ,.ercjve aiinnally, the following articles of uniform clothing: One hat, or helmet, one coat, one vest, two pair of woollen and linen overalls, four pair of shoes, four shirts, two pair of socks, one blanket, one stock and clasp, and one pair of buckles. naiiom for nnn- Sec. 10. J]nil be it further enacted, That every non
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ficer,,privam, <-oiumissioned officer, private and musician, atoresaid, &c- shall receive, daily, the following rations of provisions,
or tin-vnii.e , or the value thereof: One pound of beef, or three quarters of a pound of pork, one pound of bread or flour, half 'a gill of rum, brandy or whiskey, or the value, thereof, at the contract price where the same shall become due, and at the rate of one quart of salt, two quarts of vinegar, two pounds of soap, and one pound of candles, to every hundred rations, remionsioima Secj. 11. And be it further enacted, That if any commissioned officer, non-commissioned officer, private, or musician, aforesaid, shall be wounded or disabled, while in the line of his duty in public service, he shall be placed on the list of the invalids of the United States, at such rate of pay, and under such regulations as shall be directed by the president of the United States, l'o» the proviso;as to a- time beina;: Provided always, That the rate of compen
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sion. sation tor such wounds or disabilities, shall never ex
ceed, for the highest disability, half the monthly pay received by any commissioned officer, at the time of being so wounded or disabled; and that the rate of compensation to non-commissioned officers, privates and musicians, shall never exceed five dollars per month:
S^JSiSte.",flnd provided also, That all inferior disabilities shall entitle the person so disabled, to receive only a sum in proportion to the highest disability.
officers, pri- Sec. 12. And be it further enacted, That every com
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anoaih. missioned officer, non-cominissioncd officer, private and
musician, aforesaid, shall take and subscribe the following oath or affirmation, to wit: "J, A B. do solemnly
Form of the oath swear or affirm, (as the case may be) to bear true allegiance to the United Slates of America, and to serve f hem honestly and faithfully, against all their enemies or opposers, whomsoever, and to observe and obey the orders of the president nf the United States of America, and the orders of the officers appointed over ike, according to the articles of war."
Sec. 13. And be it further enacted. That the commis-Troopstobegosinned officers, non-commissioned officers, privates and r^ln'/alS musicians, aforesaid, shall be governed by the rules andcl«"f war> &carticles of war, which have.been established by the United States in Congress assembled, as far as the same may be applicable to the constitution of the United States,f or by such rules and articles as may hereafter by law be established.
Sec. 14. And be it further enacted, That the "act^i for Act «t tv sots recognizing, and adapting to the constitution of the^icd"89, "*" United States, the establishment of the troops raised under the resolves of the United States in congress assembled, and for other purposes therein mentioned," passed the twenty-ninth day of September, one thousand seven hundred and eighty-nine, be, and the same is, hereby repealed: Provided always, That the non- N0n-TMr.mi>rion. commissioned officers and privates, continued and en- pnv»TMr*-e!uL gaged under the aforesaid act of the twenty-ninth dav '"& "i"^"1'*' of September, one thousand seven hundred and eighty-cVrgid, &*■ nine, and who shall decline to re-enlist under the establishment made by this act, shall be discharged whenever the president of the United States shall direct the same: Provided further. That the whole number of non- proviso; the commissioned officers, privates and musicians, in the „V'tTMps'i'>oTfo service of the United States at any one time, either by owai>»* virtue of this aet, or by virtue of the aforesaid act, passed the 29th day of September, one thousand seven hundred and eighty-nine, shall not exceed the number of one thousand two hundred and sixteen.
Sec. 15. And be it further enacted, That for the pur-President may pose of aiding the troops now in service, or to be raised Sl'TMtkwi'»by this act, in protecting the inhabitants of the fron-larlr00*5'&ctiers of the United States, the president is hereby authorized to call into service, from time to time, such part of the militia of the states, respectively, as be may judge necessary for the purpose aforesaid; and that their pay and subsistence, while in service, be the same as the pay and subsistence of the troops abovementioned, and they shall be subject to the rules and articles of war. [Approved, April SO, 1790.]
fSee chapter 2, with its supplements. |See chapter 11.
Organization of the regiment.
An act tor raising and adding another regiment to the military establishment of the Unite;! States, and for making farther provision for tit protection of the frontiers-*
An additional re- Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Rtgimem of 913 presenfatives of the United. States of America in Congress assembled, That there shall lie raised an additional regiment of infantry, which, exclusive of the com missioned officers, shall consist of nine hundred and twelve noncommissioned officers, privates, and musicians.
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted. That the said regiment shall he organized in the same manner as the regiment of infantry described in the act, entitled ••An act for regulating the military establishment of the United States."\' Pay, allowances, Sec. 3. And be it further enacted. That the troops $Ke^!cT aforesaid, by this act to be raised, including the officers, shall receive the same pay and allowances, be subject to the same rules and regulations, and be engaged for the Hue term, and upon the same conditions, in all respects, excepting the bounty hereinafter mentioned, as are stipulated for the troops of the United States, in the beforementioned act.
Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That each noncommissioned ifficer, private, and musician, who has enlisted, or shall enlist, pursuant to the act aforesaid, or who shall enlist pursuant to this act, shall be entitled to receive six dollars as a bounty.
Sec. 5. And be it Jurther enacted, That in case the president of the United States should deem the employment of a major general, brigadier general, a quartermaster, and chaplain, or either of them, essential to the public interest, that he be, and he hereby is, empowered, by and with the advice and consent of the senate, to appoint the same accordingly. And a major general so appointed, may choose his aid-de-camp, and a brigadier general his brigade-major, from the captains, or subalterns, of the line: Provided ahvays, '1 hat the ma^or0i5*iwipi-Jor-Seneral' aml brigadier-general, so to be appointed, dier-geueraij. shall, respectively, continue in pay during such term only, as the president of the United States, in his discretion, shall deem it requisite for the public service.
Sec 6. And be it further enacted, That in case a major general, brigadier general, quartermaster, aid-de
Bounty for enlistment.
Officers to be ap pointed at the president's discretion.
Aids-de-camp, brigade majors. be.
Proviso; as to
* Repealed and supplied by act of 3d March, 1J9S—see chapter 24. |See chapter 12, section 3
Pay and allow nnces:
camp, brigade-major, and chaplain, should he appointed, their pay and allowances shall be. respectively, as herein mentioned: The major-general shall be entitled to tomajor-geneone, hundred and twenty five dollars, monthly pay,"' twenty dollars allowance for forage, monthly, and for daily subsistence fifteen rations, or money in lieu thereof, at the contract price. The brigadier-general shall to brieadier-gc
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bo entitled to ninety four dollars, monthly pay, with sixteen dollars allowance for forage, monthly, and for daily subsistence twelve rations, or money in lieu thereof, at the contract price. That the quartermasterTM quarternTMshall be entitled to the same pay, rations, and forage,ttr: as the lieutenant-colonel commandant of a regiment. That the aid-de-camp be entitled, including all allow-toaid-de-camp: ances, to the same pay. rations, and forage, as a major of a regiment. That the brigade major be entitled, in-10 brigade major: eluding all allowances, to the1 same pay, rations, and10ch"J>lainforage, as a major of a regiment. That the chaplain he entitled to fifty dollars per month, including pay, rations, and forage.
Sec. 7. And be it further evaded, That if, in the rodent may opinion of the president, it shall be conducive to theTMp,^ ££"* good of the service, to engage a body of militia to serve as cavalry, they furnishing their own horses, arms, arid provisions, it shall be lawful for him to offer such allowances, to encourage their engaging in the service, for such time, and on such terms, as he shall deem it expedient to prescribe.
Sec. 8. And be it further enacted. That if the presi-President may dent should be of opinion that it will be conducive to the S'ioii.'otv public service, to employ troops enlisted under the de- |£""f,1",a"ti)r'm • nomination of levies, in addition to, or in place of, the TM< exceeding militia which, in virtue of the powers vested in him by^'"""'"• law, he is authorized to call into the service of the United States, it shall be lawful for him to raise, for a term not exceeding six monhts. (to be discharged sooner, if the public service will permit,) a corps, not exceeding two thousand non-commissioned officers, privates, and musicians, with a suitable number of commissioned officers. And in case it shall appear probable to the pre in esse the re?;sident, that the regiment directed to he raised by the 0.0TM*^ aforesaid act, and by this act, will not be completed in file^i^' time to prosecute such military operations as exigencies TMy .supply the may require, it shall be lawful for the president to make vieiandmiiiiia. a substitute for the deficiency, by raising such farther number of levies, or by calling into the service of the United States, such a body of militia as shall be equal thereto.
organization. Sec. 9. And be it farther enacted. That the president rTMUcTiTui'k"'>e. and lie hereby is, empowered to organize tlie said <**■ levies, and alone to appoint the commissioned officers
thereof, in the manner he may judge proper. Miiitn ami i<- Sec. 10. And be it further enacted, That Hie comtiif-'nlioalui»r-missioned and non-commissioned officers, privates, and •idarf*•",&<!■ musicians, of the militia, or said corps of levies, shall, during the time of their service, be subject to the rules and articles of war; and they shall be entitled to the same pay, rations, and forage, and, in case of wounds or disability in the line of their duty, to the same compensation as the troops of the United States. Le,ie,entitled to Sec. 11. And. be it further enacted. That the nonSuXuy'or commissioned officers, privates, and musicians, of the clothing, &c. saj,] corpS (,f levies, shall be entitled to receive such proportional quantity of clothing, as their time of service shall bear to the annual allowance of clothing to the troops of the United States, subject, however, to a proportional deduction from their pay. 3 .wis. bounty to Sec. 12. And be it further enacted. That each of the ,»*oi it*it- non-commissioned officers, privates, and musicians, of the said levies, shall be entitled to receive three dollars as a bounty. president may Sec. 13. And be it further enacted, That in case the SfnuniWofnature of the service, upon which the troops of'the surgtun, ajates. unite(] states may be employed, should require a greater number of surgeon's mates than are provided for in the beforementioned act, the president of the United States may engage, from time, to time, such additional number of surgeon's mates as he shall judge necessary. T»o<wursai. Sec. 14. And be it further enacted, That the commisitwuii."' Mtrysioned officers, who shall be employed to recruit men for the said regiments, shall be entitled to receive, for every recruit who shall be duly enlisted and mustered, the sum of two dollars. Appropriation Sec. 15. And be it further enacted, That for defrayfor«pense,to jng the expense, for one vear, of the additional regiment
be incurred by ^J i' - . 7 Pip
tiisact: to be raised by virtue ot this act; for defraying the ex
pense, for a like term, of the officers mentioned in the seventh section of this act; for defraying the expense of the said militia horse, militia foot, and levies, which may be called into, or engaged for, the service of the United States, pursuant to this act; for defraying the expense of such surgeon's mates as may be appointed pursuant to the fifteenth section of this act; for defraying the expense of recruiting the said two regiments;