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EXTRA DUTY PAY.

(See DECISION).

Publishes act making appropriations for, to enlisted men.

Signal Service men not to receive, unless specially directed by the Secre-
tary of War

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Names the classes of enlisted men in the Signal Service of the Army which
will be allowed, at the rate of thirty-five cents per day.

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EXTRA PAY.

The, of two dollars per month in virtue of the Certificate of Merit, and
so forth, when to commence and how long to continue
(See DECISION).

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FIELD OFFICERS.

States when, of the same arm of service may, on their mutual application,
be transferred from one regiment to another without change of rank or
commission

FORAGE.

In kind, to whom issued.

Publishes extract of the act of Congress approved June 18, 1878, relative
to, and regulations for carrying the same into effect.
Designates all military posts west of the Mississippi River as posts at which,
in kind will be issued to mounted officers.

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Authorizes officers to purchase, for their own use, in excess of the regula-
tion allowance, at contract price

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Publishes rules to govern in the execution of, of pay adjudged by sentence
of courts-martial

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FORFEITURES.

FORT A. LINCOLN, WYOMING TERRITORY.

Announced as an Ordnance Depot for the Department of Dakota_.
FORTIFICATIONS.

Publishes act making appropriations for, and for other works of defense,
and for the armament thereof, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1879,
and for other purposes

FORT LEAVENWORTH, KANSAS.

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Announced as an Ordnance Depot for the Department of the Missouri.-------81
FORT MCHENRY.

Publishes act authorizing the Secretary of War to convey a portion of the
land known as the, tract, to the Baltimore Dry Dock Company, &c., &c.----44
FORT RILEY, KANSAS.

FORTS.

Publishes act to authorize the construction of a bridge abutment and ap-
proach within the, military reservation.

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Prohibits allowances of or commutation for, to commissioned officers, but
fuel may be furnished to the officers of the Army by the Quartermaster's
Department, for the actual use of such officers only, at the rate of three
dollars per cord for standard oak wood, or at an equivalent rate for other
kinds of fuel.

Publishes extract of act of Congress approved June 18, 1878, relative to, &c.,
and regulations for carrying the same into effect...
(See OPINION)....

Relates to the purchase of, by officers, at contract price, in excess of the
regulation allowance

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Publishes act making further appropriations for continuing the improve-
ments of, State of Texas

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GARRISON EQUIPAGE.

The Secretary of War to turn over to the Governor of North Carolina
certain,

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The Secretary of War to turn over to the Governor of West Virginia
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GENERAL DEPOT.

The Quartermaster's Depot at San Francisco announced as a, of the
Quartermaster's Department. For all purposes of his command the Gen-
eral commanding the Military Division of the Pacific will have authority
over this as over Department Depots, but in all matters relating exclu-
sively to the collection and manufacture of military supplies the officer
in charge of the Depot will correspond directly with the Quartermaster
General of the Army-

GENERAL OF THE ARMY.

Publishes act making appropriations for the office of the,

GENERAL ORDERS:

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Modifies, No. 113, of 1876, A. G. O., relative to stoves for Ordnance Sergeants____1
Modifies and corrects, No. 22, of 1876, A. G. O., relative to the supplying of
two-horse and four-horse or mule wagons..

Amends, No. 101, of 1875, A. G. O...

Modifies No. 31, of 1876, A. G. O., relative to allowances of resin and sulphur..
Modifies, No. 97, of 1876, A. G. O., relative to payment of commutation for
rations to hired civilians.

Gives construction of paragraph X, No. 97, of 1876, A. G. O.

Revokes, No. 49, of 1877, A. G. O..

Modifies, No. 22, of 1870, A. G. O., in relation to transportation.
Modifies, No. 49, of 1875, A. G. O

Modifies paragraph I of section V of, No. 97, of 1876, A. G. O

Revokes paragraph I of, No. 75, of 1873, A. G. O., authorizing the reimburse-
ment of officers for cost of postage and telegrams on the public service...
Publishes substitute for the 2d and 3d sections of paragraph III, No. 62, of
1878, A. G. O...

Amends, No. 49, of 1878, A. G. O..

Publishes substitute for paragraph 2 of, No. 18, of 1876, A. G. O.

Revokes so much of paragraph II, No. 112, of 1876, A. G. O., as discontinues
the rendition of "Statement of payments made on account of transporta-
tion." (Form No. 194, Q. M. Dept.)

Amends, No. 73, of 1878, A. G. O.

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Modifies temporarily, No. 37, of 1877, A. G. O., relative to the number of
candidates for appointment as Supernumeraries of National Cemeteries____85
Modifies so much of paragraph II of, No. 105, of 1875, A. G. O., as relates to
smith's tools and materials

Modifies, No. 1, of 1862, A. G. O., relative to transportation by express ------
GENERAL STAFF.

States where officers of the, directly connected and doing duty with a Com-
manding General at a Division or Department Headquarters, &c., must
take quarters. (See COMMUTATION.).

GRADUATES. (See CADETS.)

Vacancies in the grade of 2d Lieutenant to be filled by appointment from
the, of the Military Academy so long as any such remain in service
unassigned

Provides that on and after July 1, 1882, only such number of the, of the
U.S. Military Academy in any one year shall be entitled to appointment
as 2d Lieutenants in the Army as are required to fill vacancies in that
grade existing on the first day of July in each year, and those not ap-
pointed shall be discharged upon the graduation of their class.
(See CADETS)------

HARBORS.

(See GALVESTON HARBOR).

HARPER'S FERRY.

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Publishes act authorizing the Solicitor of the Treasury, by and with the
consent of the Secretary of War, to cancel certain contracts for the sale
of lots of land made at, in 1869, by the United States, to resell the same,
and sell or lease all other real estate and riparian rights now owned by
the United States at,.

HARTFORD AND NEW YORK STEAMBOAT COMPANY.

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Publishes act making appropriations to pay the, for dredging done in the
Connecticut River

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HORSE MEDICINE.

(Nee ALLOWANCES).

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HOSPITAL MATRONS.

Publishes act making appropriations for the pay of two hundred,

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INDIAN BUREAU.

Has reference to the transfer of the, to the War Department
INDIAN COUNTRY.

HOSPITAL STEWARDS.

IDAHO.

Publishes act making appropriations for the pay of two hundred,

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Publishes joint resolution providing for issuing arms and ammunition to
the Territory of, under the act approved July 3, 1876.---

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(See DECISION).

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The 8th and 12th Regiments of, to interchange posts under the direction of
the Commanding General, Military Division of the Pacific....

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INFANTRY.

INK, (Black.)

(See REGULATIONS).

INK POWDER.

(See REGULATIONS)-

INSPECTOR GENERAL.

Publishes act establishing the rank of the senior,
INSTRUCTIONS.

Publishes, to the Brigadier General commanding the Department of the
Missouri to, if necessary, employ the forces under his command for the
purpose of dispersing unlawful assemblages of persons in the Territory
of New Mexico.

INVENTORIES.

Relates to the, to be taken of subsistence supplies..
INVENTORS.

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Requests, to forward to the "Board of Army Equipment" samples, accom-
panied by drawings and specifications, of any improvements made in the
equipment of troops, &c...

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IOWA INFANTRY VOLUNTEERS.

Publishes act for the relief of William H. Needham, late 2d Lieutenant of
Company D, 22d Regiment...
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ISSUES.

Provides for, to troops traveling upon cars or transports, of canned fresh or
corned beef, canned baked beans, and cheese. (See RATIONS)..
JEFFERSON BARRACKS, Mo.

The entire reservation at, with the exception of that portion marked off on
the plat of the reservation for an Ordnance Powder Depot, to be under
the control of the Commanding Officer of the Cavalry Depot. The post
to be known as the Cavalry Depot..

JUDGE ADVOCATE GENERAL.

(See OPINION)

LAKE ERIE.

LAKES.

Publishes act making appropriations for continuing survey of,-

Publishes act making appropriations for survey of Northern and North-
western,

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LANDS.

(See HARPER'S FERRY)

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LARD.

Provides for the furnishing of candles, &c., for lighting evening schools,
post libraries, reading rooms, and chapels.......

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LAUNDRESSES.

Women not allowed to accompany troops as, Provided, That any such, be-
ing the wife of a soldier, as is now allowed to accompany troops, may, in
the discretion of the Regimental Commander, be retained until the expi-
ration of such soldier's present term of enlistment..

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LEAVENWORTH MILITARY PRISON.

Publishes act making appropriations for the support of the,..
LEAVE OF ABSENCE.

(See SUPERINTENDENTS of National Cemeteries)_.

LIEUTENANTS.

(See SECOND LIEUTENANTS)

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LONGEVITY PAY.

States the time all officers of the Army are to be credited with, in comput-
ing their service for, and retirement.

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Provides for an expenditure of not more than twenty thousand dollars in
the manufacture of the,-

MAILABLE MATTER.

Publishes description of the three classes of, and the present rates of post-
age thereon..

MANUFACTURERS.

MAPS

Requests inventors and, to forward to the "Board of Army Equipment"
samples, accompanied by drawings and specifications, of any improve-
ments made in the equipment of troops..

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States that the, illustrating the late war, including the operations of the
Armies of the Potomac and James, the Atlanta campaign, &c., are now
ready for distribution to the Army. (See POST COMMANDERS)
Publishes act making appropriations for certain,.

MATRONS.

(See HOSPITAL MATRONS)..

MEDICAL AND SURGICAL HISTORY OF THE WAR.

Publishes act making appropriations for completing the,

MEDICAL DEPARTMENT.

Publishes act making appropriations for the, for the fiscal year ending
June 30, 1879.

MEDICAL MUSEUM.

(Se QUARTERMASTER'S DEPARTMENT)

Publishes act making appropriations for the Army.

MESSENGERS.

Publishes act making appropriations for pay of, to Paymasters.

(See PAYMASTERS)-

MILEAGE.

Publishes act making appropriations for, of officers of the Army when
traveling under orders.

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Announces the adoption of "English Lessons for English People," by the
Reverend Edwin A. Abbott and J. R. Seeley, edition of 1876, as a text-
book in the Department of History, Geography, and Ethics, U. S..
Relates to the Spanish language and English studies in the U. S.
(See GRADUATES)

Publishes act making appropriations for the support of the U. S. (See
BOARD OF VISITORS)

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Keetel's Analytical and Practical French Grammar to be substituted for
Bocher's Otto's French Grammar as a text-book in the Department of the
French language, in the U. S., and Whitney's Essentials of English
Grammar to be used as a text-book in the instruction in English studies....46
MILITARY DIVISIONS.

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Articles of unmade clothing received by officers at, found to be incomplete,
but otherwise in good condition, will not be submitted for condemnation to
an Inspector, but will be turned over to the nearest manufacturing depot
to be completed, or requisition for the missing parts shall be made.------
MILITARY RESERVATIONS.

(See FORT RILEY).

MILITARY STOREKEEPERS.

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In the Quartermaster's Department, holding the rank of Captain, to wear
the uniform prescribed for Assistant Quartermasters with the rank of

MISSISSIPPI RIVER.

(See APPROPRIATIONS).

Publishes act making appropriations for survey of the, and tributaries...
MISSOURI RIVER.

(See APPROPRIATIONS).

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Publishes act to authorize the construction of a bridge across the, at or
near Glasgow, Missouri___-

MONEYS.

States where, are to be deposited that are received from sales to officers for
fuel, forage, and all other Quartermaster's property authorized by the
War Department to be sold to officers of the Army.

MONUMENT.

Publishes act authorizing the donation of twenty condemned bronze
cannon to aid in the erection of a, to the memory of General Custer, at
the Military Academy at West Point

NATIONAL CEMETERY.

Assistant Superintendents not to be placed in charge of,
NATIONAL HOME FOR DISABLED VOLUNTEER SOLDIERS.

Publishes act making appropriations for the support of,
NAVAL SERVICE.

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Publishes act making appropriations for surgical appliances for persons
disabled in the,--

NEW MEXICO.

Refers to the President's Proclamation which directs unlawful combina-
tions and assemblages in, to disperse, &c., and orders the use of the troops,
if necessary, in preserving the peace, in case the disturbances and un-
lawful combinations continue__

NEW YORK.

Publishes act making appropriations to indemnify the State of, for expenses
incurred by it in enrolling, equipping, and transporting troops for the
defense of the United States during the late insurrection..
NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS.

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Provides for the promotion of, to the grade of 2d Lieutenants.
Publishes regulations established to carry into effect the 3d and 4th sections
of the act approved June 18, 1878, (See G. O. No. 37, A. G. O.,) which pro-
vides for the promotion of meritorious,

Publishes substitute for the 2d and 3d sections of paragraph III, G. O. No.
62, in reference to the examination of meritorious, for promotion_.
NORTH CAROLINA,

Authorizes the turning over to the Governor of, such tents, poles, and pins,
and camp and garrison equipage as he may require for the use of the
military, &c.

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Below the grade of Field, transferred from one regiment or corps to another,
on their mutual application, shall be re-nominated for re-appointment
with rank as of date-of the commission of the junior officer previous to
the transfer, &c. The same principle will govern in exchanges of Field,
from one corps or arm of service to another.
(See QUARTERMASTER'S DEPARTMENT)

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Published opinion of the Judge Advocate General as to anthority of the
local courts of a Territory to cite, or soldiers of the Army, stationed within
the Territory, to appear before them as defendants in civil actions, &c_-_--_30
(See DECISION)_

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(See AMMY REGISTER, SECOND LIEUTENANTS).

Publishes act making appropriations for disinterring and removing to Na-
tional Military Cemeteries the remains of, of the Army who fell in battle,
or died on the frontier, &c..

Responsible for public property at the time when it was condemned by an
inspecting officer, or the issue price reduced by a Board of Survey, not
allowed to purchase such property.

Attention of, invited to section 15 of Act of Congress approved June 18,
1878, relative to the employment of any portion of the Army as a posse
comitatus

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