History of the Fortieth (Sunshine) Division: Containing a Brief History of All Units Under the Command of Major General Frederick S. Strong, 1917-1919 (Google eBook)

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C.S. Hutson, 1920 - World War, 1914-1918 - 179 pages
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Page 178 - Sabbath by the officers and men in the military and naval service. The importance for man and beast of the prescribed weekly rest, the sacred rights of Christian soldiers and sailors, a becoming deference to the best sentiment of a Christian people, and a due regard for the Divine will, demand that Sunday labor in the army and navy be reduced to the measure of strict necessity. The discipline and character of the national forces should not suffer, nor the cause they defend be imperiled, by the profanation...
Page 178 - The General is sorry to be informed, that the foolish and wicked practice of profane cursing and swearing, a vice heretofore little known in an American army, is growing into fashion; he hopes the officers will, by example as well as influence, endeavour to check it, and that both they and the men will reflect, that we can have little...
Page 178 - He hopes the officers will, by example as well as influence, endeavor to check it, and that both they and the men will reflect, that we can have little hope of the blessing of Heaven on our arms, if we insult it by our impiety and folly. Added to this, it is a vice so mean and low, without any temptation, that every man of sense and character detests and despises it.
Page 178 - Navy, following the reverent example of his predecessors, desires and enjoins the orderly observance of the Sabbath by the officers and men in the military and naval service of the United States. The importance for man and beast of the prescribed weekly rest, the sacred rights of Christian soldiers and sailors, a becoming deference to the best sentiment of a Christian people, and a due regard for the Divine Will demand that Sunday labor in the Army and Navy be reduced to the measure of strict necessity....
Page 178 - ... regard for the Divine Will demand that Sunday labor in the army and navy be reduced to the measure of strict necessity. Such an observance of Sunday is dictated by the best traditions of our people and by the convictions of all who look to Divine Providence for guidance and protection, and, in repeating in this order the language of President Lincoln, the President is confident that he is speaking alike to the hearts and to the consciences of those under his authority.
Page 61 - July 1, 1850; was in the active service of the army, in different positions, from the latter date until September 11, 1867, when he was placed on the retired list, with the rank of colonel, and thereafter served continuously, until April 11, 1882, on the retired list of the army. The claim made by his administrators is that "the pay of his grade, as provided by law...
Page 172 - ... of the million dollar campaign" (see page 163) and that he had nothing to add to that statement except to say that money was still coming in, and that a second financial campaign was planned to call for three or four times the amount asked for In the first one. President MONTGOMERY then called upon Dr. HERBERT PUTNAM, librarian of Congress, and general director of the Library War Service. In mentioning that the report of the War Service Committee, including a statement by the general director,...
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Page 113 - August 5, 1917, by reason of being drafted into the Armies of the US per GO 21 AGD, Ohio.
Page 61 - War, other than as officers of the regular establishments, are not entitled to retirement under the act of May 24, 1928. F. The case of Hartley Allen Moon, C-344047, presents another phnse of this question.

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