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U. S. Var dept.
ARMY OF THE UNITED STATES
GENERAL ORDERS IN FORCE FEBRUARY 17, 1881.
Codified and Published by order of the Secretary of War, under the
2d section of the act of June 23, 1879, as follows:
AN ACT making appropriations for the support of the Army, &c.
SEC. 2. That the Secretary of War is authorized and directed to cause all the
Approved, June 23, 1879.
(G. O. 64, 1879.]
WITH AN APPENDIX
CONTAINING ALL MILITARY LAWS IN FORCE FEBRUARY 17, 1881,
NOT CONTAINED IN THIS CODE.
1. The Revised Statutes, and the laws passed since which modify or add to them, are printed in full, and embraced in the same index with the Regulations.
2. The Secretary of War, upon an opinion of the Judge Advocate General, directed that the codification should include all orders published since the date of the act authorizing the codification. This codification includes, therefore, General Orders, No. 20, of February 15, 1881. The work of codification was confided to the Adjutant General of the Army.
3. Certain subjects may perhaps be found under a different Article from the one to which they seem naturally to belong. The index will show where to look for them.