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LAWS AND RESOLUTIONS IN REGARD TO THE PUBLICATION OF THE ARMY REGISTER.
Resolved, That the Secretary of War and the Secretary of the Navy be requested to furnish annually, on the first of January, each member of the Senate with a copy of the Register of the officers of the Army and Navy of the United States.
[Agreed to by the Senate December 13, 1815.)
Resolved, That the Secretary of War cause to be annually laid before this House a number of copies of the printed Army list, equal to the number of members of the House. [Agreed to by the House of Representatives February 1, 1830.]
[Extract.] Resolved, * * * That there be annexed annually hereafter to the Army Register an accurate schedule of the pay and emoluments, with the commutation value thereof, to which the various officers of the Army of each grade are entitled.
[Adopted by the House of Representatives August 30, 1842.) SEC. 1226. * * The highest volunteer rank which has been held by officers of the Regular Army shall be entered, with their names respectively, upon the Army Register.
[Revised Statutes of the United States. I 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. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, * * *
SEC. 2. That in every Official Army Register hereafter issued, the lineal rank of all officers 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 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. (Approved June 18, 1878.)
NOTES AND EXPLANATIONS.
Officers are credited with actual service in the permanent establishment from date of acceptance, except in the case of graduetes of the Military Academy, whose services commence from date of admission to the Academy.
Officers are credited with actual service in the volunteers from date of muster into the service of the United States, or from date of acceptance in the cases where service was rendered under a commission by the President of the United States.
This mark (+) denotes a voluntary transfer, which is the cause of the anomalous position of the officer in his regiment or corps.
This mark () denotes an anomalous position by sentence of general court-martial. Under the heading "Appointed from the initials "M. A." denote that the officer is a graduate of the Military Academy. Errors or omissions should be immediately reported to the Adjutant General by those concerned.
ARMY OF THE UNITED STATES
SECRETARY OF WAR.
ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF WAR.
GEORGE D. MEIKLEJOHN.
28 july, 66 Mass - Mass, honmust. out....... 31 may, 62 accepted..
6 sept. Bvt. Maj. Gen., Mar. 2, 67. lt. col. 61 N. Y. inf...31 may, trs. to 5 inf
15 mar. 69 30 sept. brig.gen.
15 dec. 80 Commanding the Army. brig. gen...
.12 may, 64 accepted
5 apr. 90
.14 apr. maj. gen.
21 oct. 65 accepted
hon, must. out. . 1 sept. 66 Merritt, Wesley. 25 apr. 95 brig. gen..
29 june 63 cadet M. A.......... 1 july, 55 N. Y... M. A. accepted..
11 july, byt. 2 lt. 2 drag -.. - 1 july, 60 Byt. Maj. Gen., Mar. 13, 65. byt. maj. gen.. 19 oct. 64 21t.
28 jan. 61
5 apr. 62
28 july, 66
20 sept. Loco, 5 cay...
1july, 76 ...rig. gen.
16 apr. 87 : . sccepied :
21 apr. maj. gen
25 apr. 95 accepted.
25 apr. Brooke, John R.......22 may, 97 capt. 4 Pa. inf... 20 apr. 61 lt. col. 37 inf.
28 july, 66 Pa... Pa. hon, must. out... 26 july, accepted ..
15 sept. col. 53 Pa. inf... Byt. Brig. Gen., Mar. 2, 67.
7 nov. trs. to 3 inf
15 mar. 69
20 mar. 79
22 may,97 accepted ..