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of 1821,

Page, Military establishment of 1789,

49 of 1790,

50 limited,

53 increased,

54, 57, 65 of 1795, of 1796, modified,

79 increased, 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 of 1815,

208, 214, 227 reduced,

241

241 agents,

115 duties of,

119 offices of, abolished,

164 stores, embezzlement, sale, or misapplication of,

25, 131 storekeepers, appointment of, authorized,

188, 215, 243 supplies, superintendent general of, authorized,

186 discipline, system of, to be prepared,

192 sites, sale of, authorized,

233 academy constituted,

121 superintendance of, vested in the principal engineer, 122 books and apparatus to be procured for,

122 number of professors at, increased,

167 staff of, not entitled to any command in the army, sepa. rate from the academy,

168 cadets may be attached to, as students,

168 appropriation for erecting buildings and procuring li. brary, &c for,

169 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, keepers of, to make returns, quarterly,

206 Money, public, embezzlement or misapplication of,

26, 132 to be deposited in some incorporated bank, returns of, to be made monthly,

151 advances of, prohibited,

245 Minors, not to be enlisted without consent of parent or guardian, may be enlisted without such consent,

203

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151

181, 182

Page. 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

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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, 1+1 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,

215 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,

107, 145, 196 cavalry,

103, 154, 176 dragoons,

58, 93, 145 Ordnance department established,

171 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 D

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Page. Ordnance department, officers of, to be assigned to duty like those of engineers, 216 commissary general of, appointment and duries 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

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Profane swearing, penalty for,

17, 124 Prisoners, refusal to receive,

32, 43, 138 release and escape of,

33, 43, 138 to be reported daily,

33, 13, 138 arraigned for trial, and refusing to plead,

137 Posts, forcible surrender of, by their garrisons,

29, 134 Provost marshal to make daily reports of, prisoners,

33, 43, 138 Punishments, mitigation of,

35, 37, 38, 139, 140 Provisions, introduction of, into forts or garrisons,

37 Purveyor of public supplies, office of, established,

67 duties, salary, &c. of,

68 not to be concerned in trade,

68 office of, abolished,

163 Ports and harbors, defence of,

63, 66, 81, 83, 143, 152 Pensions to invalids,

52, 67, 71, 72, 78, 118, 157, 183, 213 232 Premium for recruits,

56, 59, 69, 75, 94, 106, 117, 181, 182, 194 Pay of the troops, 1785,

39 1787,

47 1789,

49 1790,

51,55 1792,

59

70 1798,

94 1799,

98, 104 1802,

115 1808, 1812,

155, 179 1815,

209, 214, 228 1821,

243 arrears of, not to exceed two months,

67, 118, 157, 183 assignment of, prohibited,

62 deduction from, for clothing and hospital stores,

*51 advance of, as bounty,

180 additional, to discharged officers, soldiers,

113, 153 when employed on fatigue duty,

232 of brevet officers,

178

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113, 121, 199, 210, 225, 228, 243

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Page. Pay of brevet officers limited, 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, 115, 200, 214, 243 masters, district, authorized,

173 duties of,

201 assistant district, appointment and duties of,

201 term of office limited,

236 department organized,

214 re-organized,

243 duties of its officers,

214, 215 Purchases, commissary general of, authorized,

162 duties of,

162 not to be concerned in trade,

162, 175 Purchasing department organized,

215 re-organized,

243 Public accounts, prompt settlement of,

220 Physician and surgeon general authorized,

88,96, 190 may call a medical board,

99 rations, forage and servants for, 198, 200 Promotion, rules of, established,

116, 198 Procuring desertion,

72, 77, 120 cannon, arms, &c.

84 Per diem allowance for extra expenses incurred,

120, 158, 184 Provoking or reproachful speeches,

22, 128 Parade, absence from,

26, 132 Parole, giving out different one from that received,

28, 133 Pardons and mitigation of punishments,

35, 37, 38, 139 Porter, brigadier.general, gold medal voted to,

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Quelling frays and quarrels,

22, 129 Quitting guard, platoon, or division, without leave,

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 re-organized,

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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18, 125

Rules and articles of war, 1776, established,

17 repealed,

143 1806, established,

124 alteration of,

174 officers to subscribe to,

124 to be read to recruits at the time of enlisting, 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, 213 Resistence to military superiors,

18, 125 Redress of grievances of commissioned officers,

24, 37, 131 of inferior officers and soldiers,

25, 131 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,

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,

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