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BOARD-Continued,
Publishes act authorizing the President of the United States to appoint a,
of five Engineers of the Army, to visit the works in process of construc-
tion by James B. Eades, examine the same, and make a full report of the
progress made in the construction of the works, probable cost of their
completion, &c...

BOARD OF ARMY EQUIPMENT.”

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Publishes circular of the, inviting brief communications from persons in
the military service regarding improvements in the general equipment
of troops, and requesting inventors and manufacturers to forward to the
board samples, accompanied by drawings and specifications, of any im-
provements made in the equipment of troops, &c..

BOARD OF VISITORS.

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Fixes expenses of the, to the Military Academy at eight cents per mile
per member for each mile traveled by the most direct route from his
residence to West Point and return, and in addition five dollars per day
for expenses during each day of his service at West Point.
BOARDS OF SURVEY.

Amends G. O. No. 101, of 1875, A. G. O., so as to require the action of the
Department Commander to be indorsed, and signed by the approving
officer himself, upon each of the three copies of, required by said order to
be transmitted to the Department Commander for review.

BOUNTY.

Publishes act making appropriation for collection and payment of, &c., of
colored soldiers and sailors.

Publishes act granting pay and, to John Eaton, a deserter from Compаиу
K, 18th Wisconsin Volunteers..

BREVET RANK.

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Assigns Colonel O. B. Willcox, 12th Infantry, to duty according to his, of
Major-General

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BRIDGE.

Publishes act to authorize the construction of a, across the Missouri River
at or near Glasgow, Missouri
(See FORT RILEY)

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(II) 16

Publishes act making appropriations to aid in the construction and com-
pletion of a free wagon, &c., across the Mississippi River at or near Fort
Snelling

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CADETS. (Se GRADUATES.)

Relates to the appointment of, at large at the Military Academy.
Announces assignment of, to corps and regiments of the Army

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(See OPINION) ----

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CAMP EQUIPAGE.

Publishes act authorizing the Secretary of War to turn over to the Gov-
ernor of North Carolina certain,

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Publishes act authorizing the Secretary of War to turn over to the Gov-
ernor of West Virginia certain,

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The necessary, lard or sperm oil, for lighting evening schools, post libra-
ries, reading rooms, and chapels, authorized by G, O, No. 24, current
series, A. G. O., to be issued by the Subsistence Department, &

CANNON

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The Secretary of War to deliver to the authorities of the city of Winterset,
county of Madison and State of Iowa, four of the abandoned, either six
or twelve-pounder, as said authorities may select
The Secretary of War to furnish to the Governor of West Virginia, for the
Solliers' Union of that State, one or more condemned bronze,
Authorizes the donation of twenty condemned bronze, to aid in the erec-
tion of a monument to the memory of General George A. Custer at the

(III) 48

(XIV) 48

CARBINES.

The firing-pin spring to be removed from the, now in service, and none
will hereafter be manufactured or supplied..

CARS, (Parlor.)

Prohibits payment of parlor-car fares

CASUALTIES.

Announces, in the Army.

CAVALRY.

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Publishes act authorizing the appointment of William L. Foulk, late Captain
in the U. S., 10th Regiment, to the position of Captain of the same
grade and rank held by him at the time he was dropped from the roll____(I) 9

CAVALRY DEPOT.

(See JEFFERSON BARRACKS)_

CAVALRY RECRUITING DEPOT.

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The, to be transferred from St. Louis Depot to Jefferson Barracks. (See
JEFFERSON BARRACKS)

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CEMETERIES,

(See CONFEDERATE CEMETERY)

CERTIFICATES OF MERIT.

Relates to the granting of, to private soldiers for distinguished services.
(See ADDITIONAL PAY)..

The, conferred on soldiers who may die before receiving them, and in
cases of discharge prior to issue, where deposited. No, to be granted to
any person not in the military service at the date of application for the

CHAPELS.

same.

Relates to the erection of a suitable building at certain posts, for, &c
Authorizes the issue of candles, lard or sperm oil, for lighting..
CHIEF OF ENGINEERS.

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The, and other staff corps, may make recommendations to the Secretary
of War, of non-commissioned officers for advancement to the rank of 2d
Lieutenant.

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Announced as an Ordnance Depot for the Department of the Platte

CIRCULAR.

Publishes, of the "Board on Army Equipment," inviting brief communica-
tions from persons in the military service regarding improvements in
the general equipment of troops. (See INVENTORS, MANUFACTURERS.)

CITIZENS. (See CIVILIANS.)

Cir., Dec. 28

Modifies Par. I of Section V. of G. O. No. 97, of 1876, A. G. O., relative to,
in employ of the military service, so as to limit the payment of transfers
to and from depots to fifty cents each; to prohibit payment of parlor-car
fares, and to reduce the per diem allowance therein provided for to two
dollars and fifty cents per day.

CIVIL AUTHORITIES.

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Officers of the Army not to permit the use of the troops under their com-
mand to aid the, as a posse comitatus or an execution of the laws,
except, &c., &c.

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CIVILIANS.

Rescinds all orders authorizing payment of commutation for rations to
hired,

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Civilian, employed by Quartermasters, not liable to trial by court-martial.
(See OPINION)

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Publishes act making appropriations for the pay of fifty-four Paymasters'.
Publishes act making appropriations for pay of certain,.

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COLORED SOLDIERS AND SAILORS.

Publishes act making appropriations for collection and payment of bounty,
prize money, and other claims of; for salaries of agents and clerks; rent
of office, fuel, light, stationery, and similar necessaries; office furniture
and repairs; mileage and transportation of officers and agents, telegraph-
ing and postage.

COMMANDING OFFICERS.

States when, shall not be obliged to order officers or soldiers, subpoenaed as
witnesses in civil courts, to appear and testify; also when they may
order them to appear at the expense of the United States...

COMMISSARIES.

(See SUBSISTENCE)

COMMISSARY GENERAL.

(See SUBSISTENCE)

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The, to fix the grade and quality of smoking tobacco authorized to be für-
nished to the troops. (See TOBACCO)

COMMISSARY SERGEANTS.

Relates to the duties of, and states that when they fail to properly perform
their duties they should be recommended for discharge.
Publishes act making appropriations for the pay of one hundred and forty-
eight,

COMMISSIONERS.
Publishes act making appropriations for payment of George F. Wheeler,
Robert H. Hotchkiss, and Aaron Walters, for services rendered by them
as, to appraise damages to lands in Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin

COMMITTEE.
Three Senators and five members of the House to constitute a joint, to
consider the subject of reform and reorganization of the Army, also
a simliar, to take into consideration the expediency of transferring the
Indian Burean to the War Department....

COMMUTATION,

Rescinds all orders authorizing payment of, for rations to hired civilians..........
(See FUEL, QUARTERS) –

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When officers of the general staff may receive, of quarters

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Of rations to enlisted men traveling under orders will not be allowed,
when it is practicable for them to carry cooked rations. (See ISSUES,
RATIONS)

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(See COURTS-MARTIAL)

COMPANY COMMANDERS.

To report to their Regimental Commanders, non-commissioned officers, for
advancement to the rank of 2d Lieutenant.

COMPANY FUNDS.

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Publishes substitute for certain rules which refers to post, regimental and,
CONFEDERATE CEMETERY.

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Publishes act making appropriations for care and protection of the, on
Johnson's Island, Ohio..

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CONTRACTS.

States who is to approve and who to indorse, for Army supplies or trans-
portation..

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Publishes act making appropriations for payment of State penitentiaries for
the care, clothing, maintenance, and medical attendance of United
States military,..

COURTS.

(See OPINION)

COURTS, (Civil.)

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COURTS-MARTIAL.

(See WITNESSES)

(See OPINION)

Civilian clerks employed by Quartermasters, also Superintendents of
National Cemeteries, are not liable to trial by, under the Rules and
Articles of War..

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Publishes rules to govern in the execution of forfeitures of pay adjudged
by sentence of a General,

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COURTS OF INQUIRY.

(See WITNESSES) –

COURTS, (Territorial)

(See WITNESSES)

COURTS, (United States)

(See WITNE: SES)

DECISION.

Publishes, of the Supreme Court of the United States, appellant, vs. John
T. Morrison, action brought to recover for extra duty.
Publishes, of the Secretary of War relative to reimbursement of funds
expended by officers in payment of official postage; also, of the Post-
master General relating to letters and packages bearing the official
postage stamps of the several Executive Departments, arriving at a post
office for delivery and not having been fully prepaid.
Publishes, of the Secretary of War: That the hire or rent of rooms as
quarters for the families of officers is clearly illegal and cannot be
authorized; that officers of the Army on field service are not entitled
to commutation of quarters, and that Acting Assistant Surgeons are
entitled to those allowances only which are specially provided for in the
contract, &c., &c....

Publishes, of the Supreme Court of the United States, in the case of Bates
es. Clark, arising out of the seizure of whisky in Territory supposed to
be Indian country.

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Must decide which officers shall be entitled to commutation for quarters.
(See REGULATIONS).

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DEPARTMENT OF ARIZONA.

Colonel O. B. Willcox, 12th Infantry, assigned to, and Colonel A. V. Kautz,
8th Infantry, relieved from command of the,

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The Headquarters of the, to remain as at present, in public buildings at

Prescott

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DEPARTMENT OF DAKOTA.

The Headquarters of the, to be transferred from St. Paul to Fort Snelling,
Minnesota. (Sec G. O. No. 14, Dep't of Dakota, August 9, 1878.).

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Fort A. Lincoln, Dakota Territory, announced as an Ordnance Depot for the,...81
DEPARTMENT OF TEXAS.

The Headquarters of the, to be transferred to the depot near the city of
San Antonio..

DEPARTMENT OF THE COLUMBIA.

DEPARTMENT OF THE EAST.

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The Headquarters of the, to be transferred to Fort Vancouver, Washington
Territory

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The Headquarters of the, to be transferred to Governor's Island, N. Y. H
DEPARTMENT OF THE GULF.

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Consolidation of the, with the Department of the South..
DEPARTMENT OF THE MISSOURI,

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The Headquarters of the, to remain in public buildings at Fort Leaven-
worth, Kansas

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Directs the Brigadier General commanding the, to employ, if necessary,
the forces under his command to disperse the combinations and assem-
blages in New Mexico, referred to in the President's proclamation
Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, announced as an Ordnance Depot for the,
DEPARTMENT OF THE PLATTE.

Announces the adoption of an extract of General Orders, Headquarters,
relative to Commissary Sergeants

The Headquarters of the, to be transferred to Omaha Barracks, Neb

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Cheyenne, Wyoming Territory, announced as an Ordnance Depot for the, -81

DEPARTMENT OF THE SOUTH.

Announces consolidation of the, and Gulf under the name of, Brigadier
General C. C. Augur to command....

The Headquarters of the, to be transferred from New Orleans, Louisiana,
to Newport Barracks, Kentucky.

DEPARTMENTS.

(See ORDNANCE DEPOTS).

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The Headquarters of all, to be moved to some port or barracks, &c..

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DEPOT.

The Quartermaster's, at San Francisco, announced as a General, of the
Quartermaster's Department. (See GENERAL DEPOT,)

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(See ORDNANCE DEPOTS,)

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Publishes act making appropriation to pay John Cosbey, custodian of the,
at Dearbornville, Michigan, &c., &c

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Publishes instructions for, of the Quartermaster's Department. (See Ac-

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DEPOTS.

DETROIT ARSENAL.

DISBURSING OFFICERS.

COUNTS).

Provides that the appropriations under the head of Pay Department,"
&c., shall be accounted for by, under the title of Pay, and so forth, of the
Army, 1879," and in case any item of the said appropriations shall prove
insufficient for its purpose the excess in any other item or items thereof
may, with the written consent of the Secretary of War, be applied thereto....37
(See AccoUNIS) --

DISCHARGE.

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Publishes act granting an honorable, from the military service to John
Paton, late private in company K, 18th Regiment Wisconsin Volunteers. (V) 48
DIVISION COMMANDERS.

Authorizes, at their discretion, to name and style all posts permanently
occupied by troops, or the occupation of which is likely to be permanent,
"Forts," and to style all points occupied temporarily "Camps"

DIVISION OF THE ATLANTIC.

DIVISION OF THE MISSOURI

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The Headquarters of the, to be transferred to Governor's Island, New
York Harbor.

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The Headquarters of the, to remain at Chicago, Illinois.

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DIVISION OF THE PACIFIC AND DEPARTMENT OF CALIFORNIA.

The Headquarters of the, to be transferred to the Presidio
(See GENERAL DEPOT).

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DIVISIONS.

(Nee ORDNANCE DEPOTS)

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The Headquarters of all, &c., to be moved to some fort or barracks, the
property of the United States, by or before July 1, 1878

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(See EXTRA DUTY PAY, TRAVEL PAY, RETAINED PAY, SUBSISTENCE, ADDI-
TIONAL PAY, NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS)

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(See SOLDIERS)...

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Certain classes of, of the Signal Service to receive" Extra duty pay

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Authorizes transportation by, when it can be provided as cheaply as by

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