Manual for Courts-martial, Courts of Inquiry, and Retiring Boards, and of Other Procedure Under Military Law: Revised in the Judge-advocate General's Office, and Published by Authority of the Secretary of War for Use in the Army of the United States
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1905 - 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 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 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...
Page 8 - When any person is put in arrest for the purpose of trial, except at remote military posts or stations, the officer by whose order he is arrested shall see that a copy of the charges on which he is to be tried is served upon him within eight days...
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 111 - And if any person, being guilty of any of the offenses aforesaid, while in the military service of the United States, receives his discharge, or is dismissed from the service, he shall continue to be liable to be arrested and held for trial and sentence by a court-martial, in the same manner and to the same extent as if he had not received such discharge nor been dismissed. ART. 61. Any officer who is convicted of conduct unbecoming an officer and a gentleman shall be dismissed from the service.
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 127 - It shall be lawful for any civil officer having authority under the laws of the United States...
Page 29 - ... swear that you will not divulge the sentence of the court until it shall be...