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The History and Legal Effect, Brevets: Armies of Great Britain and the ...
James B. Fry
No preview available - 2015
15M Inf 1st Arty 1st Inf 2d Arty 2d Inf 2d Lt 2dLt 4th Arty 4th Inf 5th Infantry 6th Cav A. Q. M. Capt appointed army Artillery Artv Asst Atlanta campaign August 20 authori2ed battle of Chickamauga battle of Gettysburg Brevet 1st Lt Brevet Brig.-Gen Brevet Capt brevet commission Brevet Lt.-Col Brevet Maj Brevet Maj.-Gen brevet officers brevet rank brigadier-general captain colonel command conduct at Chapultepec conferred Congress December Department distinguished services duty Engrs faithful and meritorious faithful service gallant and merit gallant and meritorious gallant conduct gallant services grade half-pay JOHN Julv July 28 June June 27 lieutenant lieutenant-colonel major major-general March 13 meri meritorious conduct meritorious services military Ordn orious services President promotion regiment Scott secretary Sept September 13 services in action staff Surg Tenn treras and Churubusco WILLIAM yl Arty yl Inf
Page 19 - And you are to observe and follow such Orders and Directions from Time to Time, as you shall receive from this or a future Congress...
Page 17 - Captain and you are also to observe and follow such Orders and Directions as you shall from time to time receive from...
Page 120 - If, upon marches, guards, or in quarters, different corps of the Army happen to join or do duty together, the officer...
Page 127 - Treaty shall take effect, and be obligatory on the contracting parties, as soon as the same shall be ratified by the President, by and with the consent and advice of the Senate of the United States.
Page 53 - That General Washington shall be, and he is hereby, vested with full, ample, and complete powers to raise and collect together, in the most speedy and effectual manner, from any or all of these United States, sixteen battalions of infantry, in addition to those already voted by Congress...
Page 199 - An act for establishing rules and articles for the government of the armies of the United States,
Page 53 - ... he may want for the use of the army, if the inhabitants will not sell it, allowing a reasonable price for the same ; to arrest and confine persons who refuse to take the Continental currency, or are otherwise disaffected to the American cause; and return to the States, of which they are citizens, their names, and the nature of their offences, together with the witnesses to prove them. " That the foregoing powers be vested in General Washington, for and during the term of six months from the date...
Page 53 - American army ; to take, wherever he may be, whatever he may want for the use of the army, if the inhabitants will not sell it, allowing a reasonable price for the same ; to arrest and confine persons who refuse to take the Continental currency, or are otherwise disaffected to the American cause...