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Campbell, John

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Edwards, Lewis A.

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Elliott, Washington L.
Elliott, William J..

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ACTS OF CONGRESS-Continued.

An act to authorize the construction of a bridge abutment and approach
within the Fort Riley military reservation-approved April 20, 1878___(II) 16
An act to provide for deficiencies in the appropriations for the service of
the Government for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hun-
dred and seventy-eight, and for prior years, for subsistence of the Army,
and for other purposes-approved April 30, 1878

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An act to authorize the restoration of George A. Armes to the rank of
Captain--approved April 23, 1878.

An act making further appropriations for continuing the improvements of
Galveston Harbor, State of Texas-approved June 7, 1878-
An act making appropriations for the support of the Army for the fiscal
year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-nine, and for
other purposes-approved June 18, 1878.

An act making appropriations for the support of the Military Academy for
the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-nine,
and for other purposes-approved June 11, 1878--

An 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 Harper's Ferry in the year eighteen hundred and sixty-
nine 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 Harper's
Ferry, West Virginia-approved June 14, 1878.

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An act making appropriations for sundry civil expenses of the Government
for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-
nine, and for other purposes-approved June 20, 1878.

An act granting a site for a dry-dock in the city of Baltimore upon certain
conditions-approved June 19, 1878.

An act for the relief of Heury Plowman-approved June 15, 1878..........
An act for the relief of John Eaton-approved June 18, 1878.

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An act for the relief of Alexander Anderson, late First Lieutenant Four-
teenth New York Volunteer Cavalry-approved June 18, 1878
An act for the relief of Carl Jussen-approved June 18, 1878.

An act for the relief of William W. Speirs, late Assistant Surgeon United
States Army-approved June 18, 1878.

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An act for the relief of Amos B. Ferguson-approved June 18, 1878 (IX) 48
An act to amend an act entitled “An act making appropriations for the
repair, preservation, and completion of certain public works on rivers
and harbors, and for other purposes.” approved March third, anno Domini
eighteen hundred and seventy-five-approved June 19, 1878.
-(XII) 48
An act for the relief of Robert C. Walker-approved June 1, 1878. -(XIII) 48
An act granting condemned bronze cannon to the Soldier's Union of West
Virginia-approved June 20, 1878

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An act establishing the rank of the senior Inspector General--approved
December 12, 1878

An act authorizing the donation of twenty condemned bronze cannon to
aid in the erection of a monument to the memory of General George A.
Custer at the Military Academy at West Point-approved December 21,
1878

ADDITIONAL PAY.

Provides for the, of two dollars per month to soldiers who receive a certifi-
cate of merit for distinguished service

ADJUTANT GENERAL'S DEPARTMENT.

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Publishes act making appropriations for, to enlisted men..

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Publishes act making appropriations for contingent expenses of the, at
the headquarters of military divisions and departments

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Publishes act making appropriations for pay of certain,

AGENTS.

ALABAMA.

Authorizes the turning over to the Governor of, such tents, poles, and pins
as he may require for the use of the volunteers of the State, &c --------(X) 48
ALLOWANCES,

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Publishes the, of resin and sulphur, substituted for that provided in G. O.
No. 31, of 1876, A. G. O......

(See FUEL, QUARTERS)

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AMMUNITION.

Publishes joint resolution providing for issuing arms and, to the Territory
of Idaho

APPOINTMENT.

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Announces promotions and, in the Army.

Publishes act authorizing the, of John A. Darling as a Captain in the
United States Army.

Publishes act authorizing the, of William L. Foulk to the position of Cap-
tain of the same grade and rank held by him at the time he was dropped
from the rolls.

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Publishes act authorizing the, of George A. Armes, late Captain 10th Cav-
alry, to the same grade and rank of Captain held by him on June 7, 1870.
(See PROMOTIONS).

(See GRADUATES).

Of civilians to be Second Lieutenants, when made
APPROPRIATIONS.

Publishes act making, for the removal of snags and other obstructions
from the Mississippi, Missouri, and Arkansas rivers, and for the preser-
vation of the Government vessels in that service, and for the purpose of
opening the navigation of Red River above Shreveport, Louisiana, &c
Publishes act making, for fortifications and for other works of defense, and
for the armament thereof, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1879, and
for other purposes---
Publishes act to provide for deficiencies in the, for the Government for
the fiscal year ending June 30, 1878, and for prior years, for subsistence
of the Army, and for other purposes.
Publishes act making further, for continuing the improvements of Gal-
veston Harbor, State of Texas..

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Publishes act making, for the support of the Army for the fiscal year end-
ing June 30, 1879, also to defray the expenses of the committee ap-
pointed to take into consideration the organization of the Army, and
transferring the Indian Bureau to the War Department, and the ex-
penses of the committee appointed for the reorganization, of the Army
Publishes act making, for the support of the Military Academy for the
fiscal year ending June 30, 1879, and for other purposes.

Publishes act making, for sundry civil expenses of the Government for the
fiscal year ending June 30, 1879, and for other purposes------

ARKANSAS RIVER.

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Publishes act making appropriations for removing snags and other ob-
structions from the, &c_

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ARMORIES.

ARMS.

Publishes act making appropriations for certain,

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Publishes joint resolution providing for the issue of, and ammunition to
the Territory of Idaho.

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Publishes joint resolution providing for the issue of, to Territories___---(H) 33

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Publishes act making appropriations for the support of the,

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(See RECRUITING SERVICE).

No part of the, of the United States to be used as a posse comitatus, ex-
cept, &c.

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(See RANK)-

(See OPINION, PROMOTION).

(See CADETS)

(See DECISION).......

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(See WITNESSES).

ARMY REGISTER.

(See BOARD).

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Provides that in every official, hereafter issued, the lineal rank of all offi-
cers of the line of the Army shall be given separately for the different
arms of the service; and if the officer be promoted from the ranks, or
Publishes act to amend an not misited Gract wathroo
for the repair forcsousation, and complction of cortison
sublie

ARMY REGISTER-Confinned.

shall have served in the Volunteer Army, either as an enlisted man or
officer, his service as a private and non-commissioned officer shall be
given, and in addition thereto the record of his service as volunteer..
Publishes act authorizing the President of the United States to restore
Robert C. Walker, late Paymaster, U. S. Army, to the..

ARRENALS.

Publishes act making appropriations for certain,

ARTIFICIAL LIMBS.

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Publishes act making appropriations for furnishing, and appliances there-
for, and transportation

ARTILLERY.

(See APPOINTMENT)

(See SOLDIERS' REUNION)

ARTILLERY SCHOOL, (Fort Mouroe.)

Publishes act making appropriations for the,
ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENTS (of National Cemeteries.)

A candidate selected for appointment as Superintendent of a National
Cemetery, and assigned to duty as an, not to be placed in charge of a
National Cemetery, temporarily or otherwise, during the probationary
term of six months, provided in G. O. No. 37, of 1877, A. G. O.............
ATTORNEY-GENERAL.
Publishes opinion of the, upon the question, whether civilian clerks em-
ployed by Quartermasters, and also Superintendents of National Ceme-
teries, are amenable to the jurisdiction of a court-martial_.
Publishes opinion of the, as to the operation of section 1170 of the Revised
Statutes, relative to rank, in the cases of Drs. Campbell and White..
Publishes opinion of the, as to Captain Charles H. Hoyt's precedence of
rank for promotion.

Publishes opinion of the, in reference to sales of fuel to retired officers, &c.
Publishes opinion of the, as to whether cadets at West Point are to he
regarded as "enlisted men," and whether service performed by enlisted
men previously to the war of the rebellion is to be taken into account in
computing their service for longevity pay and retirement, &c.; also as
to commutation for quarters under section 9 of the Army appropriation
act of June 18, 1878-

BALTIMORE DRY-DOCK COMPANY.

Publishes act relative to certain land known as the Fort McHenry tract,
a portion of which is to be conveyed to the, and an efficient "Simpson's
improved dry-dock" constructed thereon....

BARRACKS.

BATTERY COMMANDERS.

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Publishes act making appropriations for repairs and erection of, at For-
tress Monroe..

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To report to their Regimental Commanders, non-commissioned officers, for
advancement to the grade of Second Lieutenant.

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(See BOARD).

BATTLE.

BOARD.

Publishes the proceedings of the, of officers convened to determine: First.
"What shall be considered as being a battle,' within the spirit of the
regulations?" Second, "What portion of a regiment must be engaged
in a battle to entitle the regiment to have inscribed upon its colors and
upon the Army Register the name of the battle?" Third. "What record
should be made in the cases of regiments consolidated, as in 1815 and
18692"

(See ACADEMIC BOARD)_.

Publishes the report of the, on the establishment of schools at military
posts, garrisons, &c., and announces the dissolution of the same.
Provides for the assembling of a, annually, by Department Commanders,
and by the Secretary of War, for examination of claims and qualifica-
tions of non-commissioned officers for advancement to the grade of Sec-
ond Lieutenant_

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