The Army Officer's Pocket Companion: Principally Designed for Staff Officers in the Field

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D. Van Nostrand, 1862 - Armies - 314 pages

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Page 269 - ... 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 284 - After which the president of the court shall administer to the recorder the following oath: "You, AB, do swear that you will, according to your best abilities, accurately and impartially record the proceedings of the court and the evidence to be given in the case in hearing: so help you God.
Page 282 - ... or other suitable person, as a recorder, to reduce the proceedings and evidence to writing ; all of whom shall be sworn to the faithful performance of their duty. This court shall have the same power to summon witnesses as a court-martial, and to examine them on oath.
Page 271 - That every officer, noncommissioned officer, or private of the militia, who shall fail to obey the orders of the President of the United States in any of the cases before recited, shall forfeit a sum not exceeding one year's pay, and not less than one month's pay, to be determined and adjudged by a court-martial...
Page 265 - Every colonel, or other officer commanding a regiment, troop, or company, and actually quartered with it, may give furloughs to non-commissioned officers or soldiers, in such numbers, and for so long a time, as he shall judge to be most consistent with the good of the service ; and a captain, or other inferior officer, commanding a troop or company, or in any garrison, fort, or barrack of the United States (his...
Page 89 - ... the proportions now provided by the regulation, and one pound of potatoes per man shall be issued at least three times a week, if practicable ; and, when these articles cannot be issued in these proportions, an equivalent in value shall be issued in some other proper food, and a ration of tea may be substituted for a ration of coffee...
Page 269 - ... 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...
Page 285 - 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...
Page 267 - Certificate. of the regiment of , having applied for a certificate on which to ground an application for leave of absence, I do hereby certify that I have carefully examined this officer, and find that...
Page 271 - Nor shall any proceedings of trials be carried on, excepting between the hours of eight in the morning and three in the afternoon, excepting in cases which, in the opinion of the officer appointing the court-martial, require immediate example.

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