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The duties of artillery troops in campaigns and sieges.
The construction of guns, carriages, and other material.
Military law and military history.

These lectures to be given in lecture rooms, in which the students, after the lecture, shall complete their notes, and under the direction of the proper officers make themselves familiar with the subjects of the lecture.

3d. Such classes of elementary instruction, for officers and men, as may be established by the staff, to be attended principally during the winter half of the year.

These classes to be graded so as to suit the different classes of scholars, and to aim at such proficiency in mathematics that the students shall comprehend the principles on which artillery instruction depends.

V.. There shall be at least one examination annually, at such time as the staff shall determine, of the officers under instruction, of which a report shall be made to the General-in-Chief, setting forth the efficiency of each officer. Similar examinations shall be made of such enlisted men as pass through a course of instruction.

VI.. The lieutenants with the instruction batteries shall be relieved and replaced by others every year by the roster as in field batteries, and after final examination each shall be furnished by the staff with a certificate setting forth his standing and efficiency as an artillery officer. A failure to obtain a satisfactory certificate shall be considered a bar to promotion till, after another year's instruction, the officer shall pass an examination.

Each private, on leaving the school, shall be furnished by the staff with a certificate setting forth his character and proficiency.

VII.. The ordnance officer in command of the arsenal at Fort Monroe will afford the school any assistance in his power.

BY COMMAND OF GENERAL GRANT:

E. D. TOWNSEND, Assistant Adjutant General.

OFFICIAL:

Assistant Adjutant General.

GENERAL ORDERS

HEADQUARTERS OF THE ARMY,

ADJUTAXT GENERAL'S OFFICE,

Ilashington, November 22, 1867..

No. 100.

By direction of the Secretary of War, the monthly rate of commutation for quarters, fixed in General Orders No. 76, dated War Department, Adjutant General's Office, September 15, 1866, is, at the places hereinafter designated, increased to $18 per room:

Brownsville, Texas, to take effect from September 1, 1867.
Montgomery, Alabama, to take effect from November 1, 1867.
St. Louis, Missouri, to take effect from October 1, 1867.

BY COMMAND OF GENERAL GRAYT:

E. D. TOWNSEND, Assistant Adjutant General..

OFFICIAL:

Assistant Adjutant General..

GENERAL ORDERS

HEADQUARTERS OF THE ARMY,

ADJUTANT GENERAL'S OFFICE,

Washington, November 26, 1867.

No. 101.

The following orders have been received from the War Department and will be duly executed:

I.. All the regiments of infantry, and of artillery, except the ten light batteries, will be reduced to the minimum allowed by law, of fifty privates per company. The reduction will be by casualty, and when one company falls below the minimum it will be recruited by transfer from other com panies of the same regiment until all are at the minimum.

II.. The General Recruiting Service will be immediately reduced by breaking up all excepting four principal rendezvous to each arm-cavalry and infantry—and ordering the surplus recruiting officers to their regiments. No more recruits will be sent to regiments until they are reduced as above ordered. This order will not be construed to prevent the reenlistment in their regiments of men who may be discharged by expiration of term of service.

III.. All volunteer officers now retained in service will be mustered out to take effect January 1, 1868, except the Commissioner and the disbursing officers of the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands.

BY COMMAND OF GENERAL GRANT :

E. D. TOWNSEND, Assistant Adjutant General.

OFFICIAL :

Assistant Adjutant General.

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