U. S. Army Register (Google eBook)

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1853
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Page 50 - No. 8. That part of Texas lying south and east of a line drawn from a point on the Rio Grande opposite the southernmost limit of the island south of El Paso, containing the towns of San Elizario, Socorra, and Isletta, to the junction of the Ensenada Choctau (Choctaw Creek) with the Colorado or Red River, and down said river to the western boundary of Arkansas.
Page 50 - Iowa, Illinois, and Missouri, above the 37th degree of north latitude. Head-quarters at St. Louis. No. 7. The country west of the Mississippi, south of the 37th degree of north latitude, north of Louisiana and Texas, and east of Department No. 9. Head-quarters at Fort Smith, Arkansas Territory.
Page 50 - No. 5. The portion of Florida within the Western Division, the States of Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, and Kentucky. Headquarters at New Orleans. No. 6. Wisconsin (west of the line from Fond du Lac to Cape Sable), Iowa, Illinois, and Missouri, above the...
Page 37 - by voluntary enlistment to increase the number of privates in each or any of the companies of the existing regiments of the Army, at present serving or which may hereafter serve at the several military posts on the western frontier, and at remote and distant stations, to any number not exceeding 74.
Page 50 - Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia ; and the portion of Florida and Wisconsin east of a line drawn from Fond du Lac, Lake Superior, to Cape Sable, Florida. The Western Division, composed of the 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, and 9th Military Departments, is situated within the following limits: — The country west of the line from Fond du Lac to Cape Sable (except Oregon and California), embracing the part...
Page 34 - Academy, attached to the Army with the brevet of second lieutenant, in conformity with the fourth section of the act of April 29, 1842, to take rank respectively from July 1, 1847: Brevet second lieutenants attached to the Artillery arm.
Page 34 - Academy, constituting the academical and military staff, on the 30th of September last. Captain and Brevet Colonel Robert E. Lee, corps of engineers, superintendent and commandant. Dennis H. Mahan, LL. D., professor of civil and military engineering. First Lieutenant and Brevet Captain Gustavus W. Smith, corps of engineers, assistant professor of civil and military engineering. First Lieutenant Charles S. Stewart, corps of engineers, acting assistant professor of civil and military engineering. William...

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