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176, 180, 197
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208,214,227
241
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119

duties of, ....

offices of, abolished, ...
stores, embezzlement, sale, or misapplication of,
storekeepers, appointment of, authorized, -
supplies, superintendent general of, authorized, -
discipline, system of, to be prepared,
sites, sale of, authorized, •

academy constituted,

supenntendance of, vested in the principal engineer,

books and apparatus to be procured for,

number of professors at, increased,

staff of, not entitled to any command in the army, sepa.

rate from the academy, -
cadets may be attached to, as students,
appropriation for erecting buildings and procuring li.

brary, &c for, .... \(,g

Monthly returns of the troops to be remitted to congress, &c. - 21

to the War Department, 128

Magazines and arsenals to be erected and repaired, - . - 64

regulated, . - - . ii2

keepers of, to make returns, quarterly, - 206

Money, public, embezzlement or misapplication of, . 26 132

to be deposited in some incorporated bank, - . 151

returns of, to be made monthly, . . . ]5l

advances of, prohibited, ... 245

Minors, not to be enlisted without consent of parent or guardian, 181, 182

may be enlisted without such consent. ■ - - 203

164

25, 131

188, 215, 243

186

192
233
121
122
122
167

108
108

Minors, may withdraw their enlistment within four days, - - 203

if apprentices, master shall receive a portion of the bounty, 203

Misbehaviour before the enemy, ..... 27, 133

Marine officers, may be associated with army officers on courts martial, 136

requisitions of, to be complied with, in certain cases, 204

Menacing words or gestures in presence of courts-martial, • 32,43,138

Medical establishment regulated, • 96

board may be called, ..... 99

staff, organization of, - - 96,115,123,154,190,214,228,213

Marshals, duties of, in regard to suits, .... 241

Miller, brigadier-general, gold medal voted to, - - - 247

Macomb, major-general, thanks of congress and gold medal voted to, 248

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National armories, establishment of, authorized, • - -64, 85

expenses and operations of, to be reported annually, 65, 85
superintendents of, ... 64, 112, 218

number of workmen at, not to be limited, - 150

placed under the direction of the ordnance department, 207

Naval officers, requisitions of, to be complied with, in certain cases, 204

Oath of members of courts-martial, .... 30, 41 136

of judge advocate, - • - . . - 30, 42, 137

of witnesses, ..... 31, 42, 137

of members of courts of inquiry, - - . . 45,141

of judge-advocate or recorder to courts of inquiry, . 45, 141

of qualification of officers and soldiers, 49, 52, 72, 79,120, 158, 184

of secretary of war, and clerks, - - - 48

of paymaster general, ... 62,119

of recruits, .... 19,126

Officers, composition of courts for trial of, and hours of proceeding, 42,43, 138

failing to render accounts, to be reported and dismissed, - 245

Officer and gentleman, conduct unbecoming an, - - 33, 44 139

Organization of infantry, 39, 47, 50, 54, 58, 74, 93, 103, 114,145,154, 176,

182, 242
artillery, - 39,47, 50, 58, 103, 114, 145, 154, 197, 242

riflemen, .... i07> U5> jog

cavalry, 103, 154, 176

dragoons, .... 58> 93j us

Ordnance department established, ..... yj\

re-organized, .... 205

to have the direction of the public armories, - 207

regulations for, to be prepared, - - 207

merged in the artillery, ... 242

officers of, may be transferred to other corps, 208

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Ordnance department, officers of, to be assigned to duty like those of engineers, 216

commissary general of, appointment and duties of, - 171, 172

may employ the requisite num-
ber of mechanics, 199
deputy commissaries of, additional number authorized, - 193
colonel of, appointment and duties of, - • - 205, 206
Orphans, provisions relative to, ... 66,81,183,210,211
Offences of more than two years standing, ... 139

Profane swearing, penalty for, ...

Prisoners, refusal to receive, -

release and escape of, -

to be reported daily, ...
arraigned for trial, and refusing to plead, -
Posts, forcible surrender of, 6y their garrisons,
Provost marshal to make daily reports of, prisoners, -
Punishments, mitigation of,
Provisions, introduction of, into forts or garrisons,
Purveyor of public supplies, office of, established,
duties, salary, &c. of,
not to be concerned in trade,
office of, abolished.

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Ports and harbors, defence of,
Pensions to invalids,
Premium for recruits, -

Pay of the troops, 1785,

1787, -

1789,

1790, -

1792,

1795, .

1798,

1799, .

1802,

1808, -

1812,

1815, .

1821,

arrears of, not to exceed two months, •

assignment of, prohibited,

deduction from, for clothing and hospital stores,

advance of, as bounty, ...

additional, to discharged officers, . 113, 121,199,210, 225, 228, 243

soldiers, - • - 113, 153

when employed on fatigue duty, ... 232

of brevet officers, ------- 178

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Pay of brevet officers limited, ..... 229

master general, appointment of, authorized, 61, 88, 115, 214, 243

shall reside near head quarters, - - 61,108

duties of, .... 61, 108,201

shall be performed agreeably to the direction

of the President, - - - 119

compensation of, - 62,88,108,

masters, district, authorized, ...

duties of, •
assistant district, appointment and duties of,
term of office limited, ...

department organized, •

re-organized, ...»

duties of its officers, Purchases, commissary general of, authorized, - •

duties of, • •

not to be concerned in trade, Purchasing department organized, ...

re-organized, •

Public accounts, prompt settlement of,
Physician and surgeon general authorized,

may call a medical board, rations, forage and servants for Promotion, rules of, established, ...

Procuring desertion, - - ...

cannon, arms, &c. -

Per diem allowance for extra expenses incurred, •
Provoking or reproachful speeches, ...
Parade, absence from, .....

Parole, giving out different one trom that received,
Pardons and mitigation of punishments,
Porter, brigadier-general, gold medal voted to, •

15, 200,214, 243

173

201

201

236

214

243

214,215

162

162

162, 175

215

243

220

88,96, 190

99

198, 200

IV 6, 198

72, 77, 120

84

120, 158, 184

22, 128

26, 132

28, 133

35, 37, 38, 139

247

duelling frays and quarrels, - - • • - 22, 129

Quitting guard, platoon, or division, without leave, - - 27, 133

Quarter master general, appointment of, authorized, 88,107,161,189, 228, 243 not responsible for money coming into the hands of

his subordinates, ... 175

and assistants, not to deal, on their own account, in

articles appertaining to their department, 162, 175

Quarter master's department established, - - - 160,174

reorganized, - - 189,214,228,2*3

officers of, to enter into bond, - 175,215

assistant, subject to duty in subsistence department, 243

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Rules and articles of war, 1776, established, ... 17

repealed, .... 143

1806, established, .... 12*

alteration of, - - - - IT*

officers to subscribe to, - . 17, 124»

to be read to recruits at the time of enlisting, 18, 125

to be read to the troops once in two months, 35

to be read to the troops once in six months, 142

declared applicable, 39, 47,49,53, 60, 72, 79, 100,117,

142, 156, 164, 182, 243

Resistence to military superiors, ..... 18,125

Redress of grievances of commissioned officers, - - 24,37,131

ot inferior officers and soldiers, - - 25, '31

Reproachful and provoking speeches, prohibited, . - 22, 128

Re-enlisting before discharged, reputed desertion, ... 21, 128

Returns, false, penalty for making, .... 20,127

monthly, of the troops, to be remitted to congress, - 21

to be remitted to the war department, 128

of money, to be made, .... 151

Recruits, oath to be administered to, - - - 19, 126

bounty to, 54, 58, 69, 75, 86, 94, 106, 118, 153, 156, 180, 183, 194

premium for enlisting or procuring, 56,59,69,75,94, 106,117,156,181

182, 194 persons furnishing, exempt from militia duty, - - 204

Recruiting service, suspension of, ..... 152

Release and escape of prisoners, .... 33, 43, 138

Refusal to receive prisoners, - - - - <■ - 32, 43, 138

Relieving the enemy, - . . . . -28, 134

Retiring to tent or quarters, ..... 26, 132

Rations, allowance of, to officers, 51, 59, 71, 77, 80, 98, 104, 116, 146, 155,

177, 182, 192, 196 209 to soldiers, 52, 59, 70, 76, 94, 105, 116, 146, 155, 177,

182, 192, 196, 209

to women attached to companies, - - 116

to matrons and nurses in hospitals, - - 116

to subalterns, increased, - - 197, 217

to the troops on the frontiers, may be augmented, - 67, 70, 76

augmentation of, repealed, 80

additional, to officers commanding separate posts - 80, 116

composition of, ... 52, 76, 109, 116, 124, 155

money in lieu of, - 51, 71, 148, 159

President may make alterations in the component parts of, - 229

Riflemen, organization of a regiment of, - • - - 145 196

of a battalion of, .... 107

three regiments of, to be raised, .... 196

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