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Page, Commissioned officers shall be citizens,

148 shall not be dismissed or discharged, but by order of the

congress, the President, or by sentence of a ge.
eral court martial.

32, 43, 126 Commisary-general of purchases, appointment, duties, and salary of, 162,

215, 243 'and assistants, not to deal on their own

account, in articles appertaining to
their department,

162, 175 term of office limited,

236 of subsistence, authorized,

228, 243 and assistants not to deal in any article

entering into the composition of the
ration,

229 Comptroller, one additional, established,

221 duties of

222 Captives entitled to pay during captivity,

199 Chesapeake bay, fortifications for protection of,

231 Congress, members of, not to be engaged in public contracts,

148 thanks of, voted to major-general Brown, &c.

247 to major-general Jackson, &c.

248 to major-general Gaines, &c.

247 to major-general Macomb, &c. to major general Harrison, &c.

249 to governor Shelby, &c.

249

248

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Divine service, officers and soldiers advised to attend,

17, 124 deportment at, and penalty for misbehaviour,

17, 124 Desertion, penalty of,

21,119, 128, 157 advising,

21, 128 procuring or enticing, penalty for,

72,77, 120, 158 to be promptly reported to the commanding officer,

46 Deserters, carrying away, knowing them to be such,

72, 77, 120, 158 pursuit of, and reward for apprehending,

46 may be tried after expiration of enlistment,

120, 158 Drunkenness on guard or other duty,

26, 132 Duels, challenges to fight, prohibited,

22, 129 persons going forth to fight, to be arrested,

129 Disrespectful or contemptuous words against the President, Vice President, congress, &c.

18, 125 Disrespect or contempt towards a commanding officer,

18, 125 Discharge of commissioned officers,

32, 43, 126 of non-commissioned officers and soldiers,

19.32, 43, 126 Department of War established, Debt, arrest of soldiers for,

78 prohibited,

90, 105, 158, 179

47

troop of,

Page Death, sentence of,

36, 42, 44, 139 Disputes, composition of courts martial for the decision of,

31 Depositions of witnesses, not of the army, may be taken in cases not capital,

42, 137 Deferred bounty,

76, 118, 153, 156 Dragoons, organization of a squadron of,

58

145, 176, 197 regiment of,

93, 145, 154, 197 Division, two brigades to constitute a,

106 Duty, hiring of,

27, 133 conniving at the hiring of,

27, 133 Discipline, military, system of, to be prepared,

192 Delinquent debtors, to be reported to congress annually,

223 warrants of distress to be issued against,

237, 239 may appeal from warrants of distress,

239 Dismissal of officers failing to render accounts,

245

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28, 134

38, 39

49

Embezzlement or misapplication of military stores,

25, 131 public money,

26, 132 Effects of deceased commissioned officers,

33, 141 soldiers,

34, 141 Enemy, relieving,

28, 134 harboring and protecting,

28, 134 correspondence with, public stores taken from, to be secured for the service of the United States,

28, 134 Establishment, military, of 1785, of 1787,

46, 47 of 1789, of 1790,

50 limited,

53 increased,

54, 57,65 of 1795,

68 of 1796,

74 modified,

79 increased

82, 92 further increased, provisionally,

99 organized,

102 reduced,

114 of 1802,

114 increased,

122, 123, 145 of 1812, to be completed

153 increased, 153, 159, 173, 177, 181, 185, 196 organized,

176, 180, 197 reduced,

208

Page, "Establishment, military, of 1815,

208, 214, 227 reduced,

241 of 1821,

241 Engineers and artillerists, corps of, established,

65 to be completed,

69, 75 President to appoint two, distinct from the corps,

109 corps of, may be organized,

121 shall be stationed at West Point,

121 shall constitute a Military Academy,

121, 122 increased,

122 subject to rules and articles of war,

142 further increased,

167 not to assume command, nor be ordered on other duty,

135 Engineer, skilful assistant, to be employed,

220 Enticing desertion,

72, 77, 120, 158 Extra issues of spirituous liquors authorized,

110 expense incurred by officers, allowance for,

120, 158, 184

62

Furloughs to non-commissioned officers and soldiers,

19, 126 False certificates, penalty of,

20, 127 musters, penalty for making,

20, 127 returns of troops and equipments,

20, 127 alarms,

27, 133 Flag of the United States established,

38 altered, further altered and established,

227 Flags, standards and colors, taken from the enemy, preservation of,

202 Fraud, officers cashiered for, sentenced to be published,

33, 44, 139 Forage, allowance of, to officers, regulated,

192 money in lieu of,

52, 55, 60, 77, 98, 104, 116, 193, 216 masters, appointment of, authorized,

164, 191 not to deal in articles of forage,

164

pay of,

164

Fines, collection and application of,

36 Frays, quarrels, and disorders, quelling of,

22, 129 Fortifications, inspector of, authorized,

109 for the protection of the Chesapeake Bay,

231 for the protection of ports and harbors, 63, 66, 81, 83, 1-13, 152 Foundries to be established,

85 expenses and operations of, to be reported annually,

85 Fatigue duty, pay of soldiers employed on,

232

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Grievances of commissioned officers, redress of,

of inferior officers and soldiers, redress of,

24, 37, 131

25, 131

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27,

General staff, organization of, as such,

189, 214, 227 officers of, authorized, 54, 75, 80 88, 107, 115,

154, 173, 174, 178, 242, 243 to retain certain privileges,

216 clothed with brevet rank,

189 Gratuity to discharged soldiers,

113, 153 to discharged officers,

113, 121, 199, 210, 225, 228, 243 Guard, leaving, before duly relieved,

27, 132 drunkenness on,

27, 132 officers commanding, not to suffer persons to go forth to fight duels,

22, 129 Gaines, major general, thanks of congress and gold medal voted to, 247

H Harbors and ports, defence of,

63, 66, 81, 83, 143, 152 Horses of officers killed in battle,

73 compensation for,

73 pooof of value of,

74 Hiring of duty prohibited,

27, 133 conniving at

133 Hospitals, military, temporary and permanent, to be provided,

98 Harrison, major general, thanks of congress and gold medal yoted to, 249

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Imprisonment of non-commissioned officers and soldiers,

32, 43, 138

limitation of 32, 43, 138 Justice, administration of,

40 Inquiry, courts of, organization of,

45, 140 powers of, and rules of proceeding,

45, 140, 141 prohibited, unless directed by the President, or demand. ed by the accused

45, 141 Invalid pensioners, provisions relative to, 52, 71, 72, 78, 118, 157, 183, 213

232 of the militia, provisions for,

211, 213 Judge advocate, duties of,

30, 136 special, appointment of,

120 compensation of,

120 Indians, President authorized to employ, Infantry, organization of a regiment of, 50, 58, 74, 93, 103, 114, 145, 176, 182,

242 battalion of,

58 to consist of 25 regiments,

176 20 additional regiments authorized,

181 Inspectors, duties of,

51 Inspector general, to have the rank of major general,

87 additional pay of,

111 to be allowed a secretary,

111 of artillery authorized,

95

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Inspector of fortifications to be appointed, general's department organized,

of divisions, compensation of, increased, Insurrection, suppression of, Jackson, major-general, thanks of congress and gold medal voted to,

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Legion to be completed,

69 formed into regiments,

75 Lieutenant general, appointment of, authorized,

87 title of, abolished,

107 Land, military bounty, allowance of,

153, 156, 180, 203 survey and granting of,

169, 212, 219 relinquishment of, for pensions,

211, 225, 233 transfers of, prior to issue of patents, invalid, 212 warrants, remedy for loss of,

217 time for procuring, extended,

226 time for issuing and locating, exterided,

231, 246 not to be purchased without authority of law,

235 Liquors, spirituous, extra issues of, authorized

110 Limitation of certain offices,

235, 236 of time for the trial of offenders,

139

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Mutiny, beginning, exciting, or joining in,

18, 125 suppression of,

18, 125 Musters,

19, 20, 127 absentees from,

20, 127 false, penalty for making,

20, 127 of persons not soldiers,

20, 127 commissary of, to remit the muster rolls to congress,

20 to remit the muster rolls to the War Department, 127 taking money by way of gratification,

20, 127 Militia, when in pay of the United States, subject to martial law, 34, 142

officers of, to give precedence to like grades in the regular ser-
vice,

35, 142 President authorized to call out, in aid of the regular forces, 49, 53, 55 arming and equipping,

150, 218 exempt from military duty on furnishing recruits for the war, 204 to be paid by army paymasters,

201 provision for invalids of,

211, 213 provision for widows and children of,

211, 225 laws relating exclusively to,

251 Mitigation of punishments,

35, 37, 38, 139 Military establishment of 1785,

38, 39 of 1787,

46, 47

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