Customs of Service for Officers of the Army: As Derived from Law and Regulations and Practiced in the United States Army ; Being a Hand-book of Military Administration for Officers of the Line, Showing the Specific Duties of Each Grade from the Lowest to the Highest, Enabling Officers Promoted to a New Grade to Know what They Have to Do, and how to Do it

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J.B. Lippincott, 1868 - 377 pages

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Page 156 - What they are to do, and how they are to do it, all described with a littleness of detail consistent with the littleness of the object of them.
Page 114 - Solitary confinement, or confinement on bread and water, shall not exceed fourteen days at a time, with intervals between the periods of such confinement not less than such periods ; and not exceeding eighty-four days in any one year.
Page 79 - No garrison or regimental court-martial shall have the power to try capital cases or commissioned officers; neither shall they inflict a fine exceeding one month's pay, nor imprison, nor put to hard labor, any non-commissioned officer or soldier for a longer time than one month.
Page 127 - The board, whenever it finds an officer incapacitated for active service, will report whether, in its judgment, the said incapacity result from long and faithful service, from wounds or injury received in the line of duty, from sickness or exposure therein, or from any other incident of service.
Page 349 - Articles of War to commanders of armies and departments: Provided, That sentences of such courts, extending to loss of life, or dismission of a commissioned...
Page 84 - All officers, conductors, gunners, matrosses, drivers, or other persons whatsoever, receiving pay or hire in the service of the artillery, or corps of engineers of the United States, shall be governed by the aforesaid Rules and Articles, and shall be subject to be tried by courts-martial, in like manner with the officers and soldiers of the other troops in the service of the United States.
Page 84 - All sutlers and retainers to the camp, and all persons whatsoever, serving with the armies of the United States in the field, though not enlisted 'soldiers, are to be subject to orders, according to the rules and discipline of war.
Page 125 - President, an officer is incapacitated to perform the duties of his office, the President, at his discretion, may direct the Secretary of the Navy to refer the case of such officer to a board of not more than nine nor less than five commissioned officers, two-fifths of whom shall be members of the Medical Corps of the Navy. Said board, except the officers taken from the Medical Corps, shall be composed, as far as may be, of seniors in rank to the officer whose disability is inquired of.
Page 124 - That if any commissioned officer of the army, or of the marine corps, shall have become, or shall hereafter become incapable of performing the duties of his office, he shall be placed upon the retired list and withdrawn from active service and command, and from the line of promotion, with the following pay and emoluments, namely : the pay proper of the highest rank held by him at thc'time of his retirement, whether by staff or regimental commission, and four rations per day...
Page 125 - ... the facts as to the nature and occasion of the disability of such officers as appear disabled...

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