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U.S. Laws, statutes, etc.

THE

MILITARY LAWS

OF THE

UNITED STATES

1915

SUPPLEMENT

CONTAINING THE LAWS OF THE 64TH CONGRESS AND THE
IST SESSION OF THE 65TH CONGRESS, FROM DECEM-

BER, 1915, TO OCTOBER 6, 1917
(This Supplement supersedes the Supplement in the Military Laws of 1915

which includes laws to March 5, 1917)

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L.C.

TABLE OF CONTENTS.

SUPPLEMENT.

Chapter 1. The President.....

II. Executive departments in general.

III. The Department of War.....

IV. Provisions applicable to several classes of officers.....

V. The Treasury Department—The accounting officers.

VI. Postal laws...

VII. The Department of Justice-Habeas corpus—The Court of

Claims, etc...

VIII. The Department of the Navy–The Marine Corps....

X. The Military Establishment_General provisions of organization..

XI. General officers and aids..

XII. Rank and command-Tactical and territorial organizations...

XIII. The General Staff Corps.....

XIV. The staff departments --General provisions-Disbursing officers...

XV. The Adjutant General's Department..

XVI. The Inspector General's Department...

XVII. The Judge Advocate General's Department-Military prisons...

XVIII. The Quartermaster Corps....

XIX. The Medical Department..

XX. The Corps of Engineers...

XXI. The Ordnance Department-Armories and arsenals-Board of

Ordnance and Fortification...

XXII. The Signal Corps.......

XXIII. Chaplains.....

XXIV. Commissioned officers..

XXV. Brevets-Uniform and title of ex-officers-Medals of honor-

Certificates of merit-Foreign decorations..

XXVI. Enlisted men.

XXVII. The troops of the line-Troops, batteries, companies..

XXVIII. The United States Military Academy-The Army War College-

The service schools.....

XXIX. Contracts and purchases...

XXX. Public property.....

XXXI. The Militia (National Guard).

XXXII, Volunteers....

XXXIII. Indians-Indian agents Indian country.

XXXIV. The employment of military force..

XXXV. Pension laws....

XXXVI. The Soldiers' Home.

XXXVII. Care of the insane...

XXXVIII. Flag and seal of the United States......

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