Annual report of the Adjutant-General, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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The Office, 1866 - New York (State).
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Vols. for 1895- include "Official register of the land and naval forces of the State of New York."
  

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Page 18 - But it is an inquiry, which cannot be too solemnly pursued, whether the act " more effectually to provide for the national defence by establishing a uniform militia throughout the United States...
Page 18 - An act more effectually to provide for the national defence, by establishing an uniform militia throughout the United States " which act is in the words following vizt.
Page 18 - That within one year after the passing of this act, the militia of the respective states shall be arranged into divisions, brigades, regiments, battalions and companies, as the legislature of each state shall direct; and each division, brigade and regiment, shall be numbered at the formation thereof; and a record made of such numbers in the adjutant-general's office in the state...
Page 29 - The organization of the naval militia shall conform generally to the provisions of the laws of the United States; and the system of discipline and exercise shall conform, as nearly as may be, to that...
Page 29 - That the system of discipline and field exercise which is and shall be ordered to be observed by the regular army of the United States, in the different corps of infantry, artillery, and riflemen, shall also be observed by the militia, in the exercises and discipline of the said corps, respectively, throughout the United States.
Page 21 - The building shall be of marble or other suitable non-combustible material, it shall be at least two stories in height, and shall be arranged for the records of the military services of individuals, the services of the regiments, and the record of the part taken by towns, cities and counties in the war ; also for the proper display of flags, trophies and other objects of military interest now belonging to the collection of the State, and hereafter to be received, and also for the preservation and...
Page 19 - ... an addition, to the president of the United States, annually, on or before the first Monday in January, in each year: and it shall be the duty of the secretary of war, from time to time, to give such directions to the...
Page 19 - The objects of the said bureau are to collect and preserve in permanent form tho name of every person who has volunteered or been mustered, or may hereafter volunteer or be mustered into the service of the general government...
Page 18 - ... to furnish blank forms of different returns that may be required, and to explain the principles on which they should be made; to receive from the several officers of the different corps throughout the State returns of the militia under their command...
Page 21 - ... for safe-keeping, and transcripts therefrom shall be furnished on application by the chief officer of the municipality without cost to it. Officers or soldiers may deposit therein their discharge papers, descriptive lists, muster rolls or company or regimental books and papers for safe-keeping.

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