A Manual for Courts-martial, Courts of Inquiry, and Retiring Boards, and of Other Procedure Under Military Law

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1905 - Courts-martial and courts of inquiry - 220 pages
 

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Page 98 - I, AB, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the United States, of America; that I will serve them honestly and faithfully against all their enemies whomsoever ; and that I will 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 29 - You swear (or affirm) that the evidence you shall give, in the case now in hearing, shall be the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth. So help you God.
Page 112 - All crimes not capital, and all disorders and neglects, which officers and soldiers may be guilty of, to the prejudice of good order and military discipline, though not mentioned in the foregoing articles of war, are to be taken cognizance of by a general, or a regimental, garrison, or field officers' court-martial, according to the nature and degree of the offense, and punished at the discretion of such court.
Page 110 - Who, for the purpose of obtaining, or aiding others to obtain, the approval, allowance...
Page 108 - ... shall be dismissed from the service, or otherwise punished as a court-martial may direct.
Page 127 - It shall be lawful for any civil officer having authority under the laws of the United States...
Page 123 - Any person who in time of war shall be found lurking or acting as a spy in or about any of the fortifications, posts, quarters, or encampments of any of the armies of the United States, or elsewhere, shall be tried by a general court-martial or by a military commission, and shall, on conviction thereof, suffer death.
Page 109 - And all conveyances, transfers, or incumbrances of his property made by a debtor at any time within four months prior to the filing of the petition against him, and while insolvent, which are held null and void as against the creditors of such debtor by the laws of the State, Territory, or District in which such property is situate...
Page 118 - No person shall be sentenced to suffer death, except by the concurrence of two-thirds of the members of a general court-martial, and in the cases herein expressly mentioned.
Page 107 - Every soldier who deserts the service of the United States shall be liable to serve for such period as shall, with the time he may have served previous to his desertion, amount to the full term of his enlistment ; and such soldier shall be tried by a court-martial and punished, although the term of his enlistment may have elapsed previous to his being apprehended and tried.

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