The Grand Army Blue-book Containing the Rules and Regulations of the Grand Army of the Republic and Decisions and Opinions Thereon ... (Google eBook)

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Page 141 - ... disclose or discover the vote or opinion of any particular member of the court-martial, unless required to give evidence thereof, as a witness, by a court of justice, in a due course of law. So help you God.
Page 141 - States,' without partiality, favor, or affection; and if any doubt should arise, not explained by said Articles, according to your conscience, the best of your understanding, and the custom of war in like cases ; and you do further swear that you will not divulge the sentence of the court until it shall be published by the proper authority...
Page 123 - ... time of peace, extending to the loss of life, or the dismission of a commissioned officer, or which shall, either in time of peace or war, respect a general officer, be carried into execution, until after the whole proceedings shall have been transmitted to the Secretary of War, to be laid before the President of the United States for his confirmation or disapproval, and orders in the case.
Page 146 - He shall preserve order and decorum ; may speak to points of order in preference to other members, rising from his seat for that purpose ; and shall decide questions of order, subject to an appeal to the house by any two members — on which appeal no member shall speak more than once, unless by leave of the house.
Page 42 - Statistics, as now provided, who shall hold their offices until their successors are elected and qualified, unless sooner removed by the Governor.
Page 4 - Soldiers and Sailors of the United States Army, Navy or Marine Corps, who served between April 12, 1861, and August zo, 1866, in the war for the suppression of the Rebellion, and those having been honorably discharged therefrom after such service, and of such State regiments as were called into active service and subject to the orders of US General Officers, between the dates mentioned, shall be eligible to membership in the Grand Army of the Republic.
Page 118 - Regulations tell us, for the purpose, among other things, "of preserving and strengthening those kind and fraternal feelings which have bound together tie soldiers, sailors and marines who united to suppress the late rebellion." What can aid more to assure this result than by cherishing tenderly the memory of our heroic dead, who made their breasts a barricade between our country and its foes ? Their soldier lives were the reveille of freedom to a race in chains, and their deaths the tattoo of rebellious...
Page 2 - To preserve and strengthen those kind and fraternal feelings which bind together the soldiers, sailors and marines who united to suppress the late Rebellion, and to perpetuate the memory and history of the dead.
Page 2 - Constitution and laws, to discountenace whatever tends to weaken loyalty, incites to insurrection, treason or rebellion, or in any manner impairs the efficiency and permanency of our free institutions, and to encourage the spread of universal liberty, equal rights and justice to all men.
Page 141 - You, AB, do swear that you will well and truly try and determine, according to evidence, the matter now before you, between the United States of America and the prisoner to be tried, and that you will duly administer justice, according to the provisions of 'An act establishing Rules and Articles for the government of the armies of the United States...

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