Annual Reports of the War Department, Volume 3

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1903
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Vol 3 Division and Department reports, fiscal year ending June 30 1903

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Page 143 - An Act temporarily to provide for the administration of the affairs of civil government in the Philippine Islands, and for other purposes...
Page 64 - An act to promote the efficiency of the militia, and for other purposes," approved January 21, 1903, as amended by the act of Congress approved May 27, 1908, upon proper requisition therefor.
Page 144 - ... maintaining order they should be under the control and direction of the commanding officers of the department and their subordinates. General Davis, in his report covering the period of military operations in the Philippines from October 1, 1902, to July 26, 1903, voices this sentiment, as follows: It is greatly regretted that political considerations seemed to require the captains, field officers, and generals of the forces here to occupy the mortifying position which the execution of this law...
Page 64 - Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, District of Columbia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, Puerto Rico.
Page 439 - San Juan de Bagumbayan and Santiago. Two picket guards made an unsuccessful sortie against them. The whole force in Manila, at the time, was the King's regiment, which mustered about 600 men and 80 pieces of artillery. The British forces consisted of 1,500 European troops (one regiment of infantry and two companies of artillery), 3,000 seamen, 800 Sepoy fusileers, and 1,400 Sepoy prisoners, making a total of 6,830 men, inclnding...
Page 151 - I have confirmed said agreement, subject to the action of the Congress, and with the reservation, which I have directed shall be communicated to the Sultan of Jolo, that this agreement is not to be deemed in any way to authorize or give the consent of the United States to the existence of slavery in the Sulu archipelago.
Page 311 - ... feet wide and 13 feet deep at mean low water, were made into the wharf of the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad Company. An area of 9.4 acres still remains to be dredged to a depth of 15.5 feet, to complete the present project. Nantucket- Harbor. Work under the contract for jetty construction, in progress at the beginning of the fiscal year, was completed in September, 1897 ; 9,625 tons of stone were placed in the west jetty, extending it by about 1,000 feet in length, raised to the level...
Page 33 - ... resorts, and does well if he escapes before he has spent or gambled away all his money, overstayed his leave, or engaged in an altercation. As a rule, the local authorities regard the existence of these places with indifference or approval, as it causes the soldier to spend his money in the community. The efficiency of the Army or the ruin of a good soldier is nothing to them. There can be no reasonable doubt that most of the trials by general courts-martial and summary courts, at least so far...
Page 456 - Vwaynx. to include all islands south of the southern line of the Department of Luzon and east of longitude 121 45' east of Greenwich and north of the ninth parallel of latitude, excepting the islands of Mindanao, Paragua.
Page 64 - QuartermasterGeneral thereof, or to such other officer of the militia of said State as the said Governor may designate and appoint for the purpose, so much of its allotment out of the said annual appropriation under...

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