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ADJUTANT GENERAL'S OFFICE,

Washington, November 16, 1875.

No. 94.

Upon the recommendation of the Surgeon General of the Army, General Orders No. 65, of 1874, from this office, is hereby amended to read as follows:

Medical officers in charge of post hospitals will prepare, on the 1st of May of each year, and forward without delay, through the regular official channels, to the Adjutant General of the Army, detailed estimates of repairs, alterations, or additions required for their respective hospitals during the next fiscal year, or for the erection of new hospital buildings when deemed necessary.

The estimates will be accompanied by such drawings as may be necessary to their full understanding, and will show the kind and cost of the materials and labor to be procured, and to what extent, if any, the work can be performed by the troops.

Where no alterations or repairs are required, that fact will be immediately reported.

For the Department of Dakota these estimates will be forwarded on the 1st of March.

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF WAR:

E. D. TOWNSEND,

Adjutant General. OFFICIAL:

GENERAL COURT-MARTIAL

WAR DEPARTMENT,
ADJUTANT GENERAL'S OFFICE,

Washington, November 15, 1875.

ORDERS No. 95.

In the case of Denis Guilfoile, late Private, Company "A," 1st Infantry, the unexecuted portion of the sentence (General Orders No. 57, Headquarters Department of Dakota, St. Paul, Minnesota, September 8, 1875) is remitted, and the prisoner will be released from confinement and set at liberty on receipt of this order at the place where he may be confined.

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF WAR :

E. D. TOWNSEND,

Adjutant General. OFFICIAL:

GENERAL ORDERS

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WAR DEPARTMENT,

ADJUTANT GENERAL'S OFFICE,
No. 96.

Washington, November 19, 1875. The following changes in the uniform and dress of the Army having, in conformity with the 100th Article of War, been submitted by the Secretary of War to the President, and by him approved, are hereby adopted :

1st. Officers are permitted to wear a plain dark-blue body-coat with the button designating their respective corps, regiments, or departments, without any other mark or ornament upon it. This coat, however, is not to be considered as a dress for any military purpose.

2d. Cap badges for all officers of Infantry will be two gold-embroidered rifles without bayonets, barrels upward, on dark-blue cloth ground, with the number of the regiment in silver in the upper angle, according to pattern in Quartermaster General's Office,

Badge for all enlisted men of Infantry except Field and Band Musicians the same insignia, in brass, with the letter of the company, also in brass, above the number of the regiment.

Field and Band Musicians will continue to wear the bugle and letters as at present prescribed.

3d. This new regulation concerning insignia for Infantry officers will go into effect on or before the 1st June, 1876.

The new insignia for enlisted men of Infantry will be issued and worn as soon as it is received from the Quartermaster's Department, on which the necessary requisitions will be made.

4th. Undress sack-coats for officers will hereafter be of the same pattern and material as that now worn, without the black braid, and no slashes at the hips. The sword and sword-belt will be worn outside the coat. BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF WAR:

E. D. TOWNSEND,

Adjutant General. OFFICIAL:

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