The Military Code of the State of New York: Enacted May 4 1893 : Also, Rules and Articles of War and Kindred Statutes, with General Orders and Decisions Relating Thereto, Amended to Date as Published by the Adjutant General of the United States (Google eBook)
"An act in relation to the militia, constituting chapter XVII of the general laws"--Page .
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Page 81 - man at the time of, or within six days after, his enlistment, and he shall thereupon take an oath or affirmation, in the following form: "I, AB, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the United States of America; that I will serve them honestly and faithfully against all their enemies whomsover;
Page 108 - and misdemeanors, in the United States Courts, Territorial Courts, and Courts-martial and Courts of Inquiry, in any State or Territory, including the District of Columbia, the person so charged shall, at his own request but not otherwise, be a competent witness. And his failure to make such request shall not create any presumption against him. AN
Page 85 - officer or soldier who, on any pretense whatsoever, strikes his superior officer, or draws or lifts up any weapon, or offers any violence against him, being in the execution of his office, or disobeys any lawful command of his superior officer, shall suffer death, or such other punishment as a court-martial may direct. ART. 22.
Page 85 - officer or soldier who, being present at any mutiny or sedition, does not use his utmost endeavor to suppress the same, or having knowledge of any intended mutiny or sedition, does not, without delay, give information thereof to his commanding officer, shall suffer death, or such other punishment as a court martial may direct.
Page 89 - Any officer or soldier who advises or persuades any other officer or soldier to desert the service of the United States, shall, in time of war, suffer death, or such other punishment as a court-martial may direct; and, in time of peace, any punishment, excepting death, which a court-martial may direct. ART.
Page 99 - —A court-martial shall, for reasonable cause, grant a continuance to either party, for such time, and as often, as may appear to be just: Provided, that if the prisoner be in close confinement, the trial shall not be delayed for a period longer than sixty days.
Page 88 - Any person belonging to the armies of the United States who makes known the watchword to any person not entitled to receive it, according to the rules and discipline of war, or presumes to give a parole or watchword different from that which he received, shall suffer death, or such other punishment as a court-martial may direct. ART. 45.
Page 99 - All persons who give evidence before a court-martial shall be examined on oath, or affirmation, in the following form : " You swear (or affirm) that the evidence you shall give, in the case now in hearing, shall be the truth, the whole
Page 102 - —No sentence adjudged by a field officer, detailed to try soldiers of his regiment, shall be carried into execution until the same shall have been approved by the brigade commander, or, in case there be no brigade commander, by the commanding officer of the post or camp. Act of