A Manual of instructions for enlisting and discharging soldiers

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Lippincott, 1864 - 276 pages

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Page 160 - That the following persons be, and they are hereby, excepted and exempt from the provisions of this act, and shall not be liable to military duty under the same...
Page 157 - I , do solemnly swear, that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the United States of America and that I will serve them honestly and faithfully against all their enemies or opposers whomsoever, and that I will observe and obey the orders of the President of the United States and the orders of the officers appointed over me, according to the Rules and Articles of War.
Page 161 - Sev-enth, where there are a father and sons in the same family and household, and two of them are in the military service of the United States as non-commissioned officers, musicians, or pri-vates, the residue of such family and household, not exceeding two, shall be exempt.
Page 73 - Wounds, fractures, tumors, atrophy of a limb, or chronic diseases of the joints or bones, that would impede marching or prevent continuous muscular exertion.
Page 214 - ... is hereby modified as follows: At every US General Hospital, the feeble and wounded men, unfit for field duty, but not entirely disabled, instead of being discharged, will be organized and mustered in detachments, under the charge of the officers acting as Military Commanders, who will assign men to them from time to time, on the reports of the surgeons in charge of hospitals. From these Invalid Detachments the Military Commanders will make details for provost, hospital, and other necessary guards...
Page 156 - I have neither wife nor child ; that I have never been discharged from the United States service on account of disability, or by sentence of a court-martial, or by order before the expiration of a term of enlistment ; and I know of no impediment to my serving honestly and faithfully as a soldier for five years.
Page 159 - ... all persons subject to do military duty between the ages of twenty and thirtyfive years, and all unmarried persons subject to do military duty above the age of thirty-five and under the age of forty-five...
Page 157 - I, AB, do solemnly swear or affirm (as the case may be), that I will bear true allegiance to the United States of America, and that I will serve them honestly and faithfully against all their enemies or opposers whatsoever ; and observe and obey the orders of the President of the United States...
Page 225 - Muscular or cutaneous contractions from wounds or burns in degree sufficient to prevent useful motion of...

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