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abstract according Adjutant allowed amount appointed arms army Arsenal artillery Assistant authority Bureau camp Captain carriages cavalry cents certify charge Chief clothing Colonel commanding officer Commissary Confederate contract corps correct court court-martial Date Department depot detachment detail direct discharge division duplicate duty employed ending enemy enlisted examine field Form forwarded front funds furnished garrison give ground guard guns hand horses hospital inch inspection Inspector issued medical officer military month muster necessary non-commissioned officer ordnance ordnance stores paces paid paragraph party pass person pounds present proper purchase quarter Quartermaster rank rations rear receipt received recruiting regiment regulations Remarks requisition roll sent sentinels Sergeant sick signed soldier staff statement station Subsistence supplies Surgeon transferred transmit transportation troops voucher
Page 408 - I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the United States of America, and that I will serve them honestly and faithfully against all their enemies whomsoever; and that I will obey the orders of the President of the United States, and the orders of the officers appointed over me, according to the Rules and Articles of War.
Page 407 - ... of a dollar, to be deducted out of his next pay; for the second offence, he shall not only forfeit a like sum, but be confined twenty-four hours; and for every like offence, shall suffer and pay in like manner; which money, so forfeited, shall be applied, by the captain or senior officer of the troop or company, to the use of the sick soldiers of the company or troop to which the offender belongs.
Page 409 - Every officer who knowingly makes a false return to the Department of War, or to any of his superior officers, authorized to call for such returns, of the state of the regiment, troop or company, or garrison under his command ; or of the arms, ammunition, clothing or other stores, thereunto belonging, shall, on conviction thereof before a court-martial, be cashiered.
Page 415 - General courts-martial may consist of any number of commissioned officers, from five to thirteen, inclusively ; but they shall not consist of less than thirteen where that number can be convened without manifest injury to the service.
Page 409 - ... soldiers have been absent and the reasons of their absence. Such reasons and time of absence shall be inserted in the muster rolls opposite the names of the respective absent officers and soldiers, and the certificates, together with the muster rolls, shall be transmitted by the mustering officer to the Department of War, as speedily as the distance of the place and muster will admit.
Page 413 - Whosoever shall relieve the enemy with money, victuals, or ammunition, or shall knowingly harbor or protect an enemy, shall suffer death, or such other punishment as shall be ordered by the sentence of a court-martial.
Page 2 - ... by commission, there on duty or in quarters, shall command the whole, and give orders for what is needful to the service, unless otherwise specially directed by the President of the United States, according to the nature of the case.
Page 275 - ... and that in consequence thereof he is, in my opinion, unfit for duty. I further declare my belief that he will not...
Page 416 - You, A B, do swear that you will not disclose or discover the vote or opinion of any particular member of the courtmartial, unless required to give evidence thereof, as a witness, by a court of justice, in due course of law; nor divulge the sentence of the court to any but the proper authority, until it shall be duly disclosed by the same. So help you God.
Page 408 - ... against him, being in the execution of his office, on any pretence whatsoever, or shall disobey any lawful command of his superior officer, shall suffer death, or such other punishment as shall, according to the nature of his offence, be inflicted upon him by the sentence of a courtmartial.