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656. Soldiers' wills.—Any last will of any person in the military or naval service of the United States made in a foreign country or at sea, while in such service, may be admitted to probate by the county court of the county where the testator was domiciled, upon a certificate of the colonel, lieutenant colonel, major, or commanding officer of the regiment, or captain or commandant of the vessel, setting forth that the testator acknowledged or the subscribing witnesses proved the will before him.

Tennessee, Code 1918, sec. 3923. 657. Persons employed in armies in the field.—The wills of persons employed in armies in the field in a military expedition may be received by a commissioned officer in the presence of two witnesses. If the testator is sick or wounded, they may be received by the physician or surgeon attending him assisted by two witnesses, subject to no other formalities than being reduced to writing and signed by the testator if he can write, by the persons receiving them and by the witnesses. Such testament shall be null in six months after the return of the testator to the place where he has opportunity to employ ordinary forms.

Louisiana, Merrick's Rev. Civil Code, 1913, arts. 1597–1600. 658. Survivorship. When two persons perish in the same calamity, such as a wreck, a battle, or a conflagration, and it is not shown who died first, if both be over fifteen and under sixty years, the older is presumed to have survived.

Oregon, 1 Lord's Laws 1910, sec. 799 (41). INDEX TO THE STATE WAR LAWS.

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ACCUMULATION:

Of necessaries under State control, 199.
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS:

Officers may take property acknowledgments

from persons in service, 3.
Who may take acknowledgments, 1-8.

Who may take, in Germany and Italy, 4.
ACTIONS:

Limitation of action by aliens, 9.
Right of aliens to bring, 10.

Service of summons upon alien enemy, 11.
ADJUTANT GENERAL:

Certificate for service in Civil War shall be

prepared by, 218.
Certificate prima facie proof, 60.

Military records kept by, 506, 507.
ADMISSION TO PRACTICE:

Attorneys, 14, 432, 433.
Justice of the peace, 434.
Physicians and surgeons, 435–437.

Veterinarians, 438.
ADVERTISEMENTS:

on Flag, 180.
on Flag prohibited, 186.
on Foreign flag, 189.
in Language of Germany or its allies for-

bidden, 120.
Letters G. A. R. not to be used, 619.
Use of deceased Confederate officers' photo-

graphs forbidden for liquor, 240.
ADVISORS:

Pay to officers detailed to act as, 400.
AERONAUTICS:
MILITARY-

Use of Camp Mabry for school of, 266.
See also Aircraft; Aviation.
AFFIDAVITS:

Certified free by public officials for pension

claimants, 403.
Execution of, by persons in military or naval

service, 2.
AGE:

Veterans not disqualified for appointment on

account of, 161.
AGRICULTURAL WORK:

Scholastic credit for, 141.
AGRICULTURE:

Interference with, an offense, 196.
AIDING AND ABETTING:

Enemy, 113-118.
Slackers, unlawful, 535.

AIRCRAFT:

Making pictures of military works in Canal

Zone unlawful, 484.
Operation in CanalZone unlawful, 484.
Pilots may operate without license, 543.

See also Aeronautics; Aviation.
ALIEN PROPERTY CUSTODIAN:

Mortgage may be executed by, 643.

Service of process on, 11.
ALIENS:

Americanization of, 15.
Care of dependent aliens, 44.
Composition of jury in trial on criminal ch arge

12, 13.
Declarants included in military census in

Nebraska, 83n.
ENEMY-

Limitation of action by, 9.
Permit necessary to act as lecturer, minis-

ter or educator in any capacity 18.
Possession of firearms forbidden, 22.
Power of governor in regard to, 481.
Registration compulsory, 40, 41.

Service of summons upon, 11.
Employment as teacher forbidden, 18.
Employment on public works forbidden, 17.
Exemption from militia duty, 20.
Insane aliens shall be deported, 19.
Investments not subject to reprisals, 38.
Land may not be held by, 23, 24.
License to hunt required of, 21.
Nonresidents may hold real estate for mining

and smelting purposes, 32.
Nonresidents not excluded from benefits of

workmen's compensation act, 45.
Property held subject to law, 33.
Punishment for treason, 601.
Registration compulsory, 39.
Resident over five years liable to militia duty in

New Jersey, 20n.
RIGHT-

Of alien women to hold property, 35, 36.
To hold land for limited time, 30.
To hold land in limited amounts, 29.
To hold property, 28.
To obtain grants for vacant and unappropri-

ated lands, 25.
To practice law, 14.
To practice law not given, Oklahoma, 14n.

To sue, 10.
Sale of lands by escheator, 31.
Sequestration of real or personal property, 34.
Subject to same taxes as citizens, 43.
Suffrage denied, 42.
Title by descent not invalid because former

owner was, 26.
Title to real estate not invalid because former

owners were, 27.
Vessels bringing aliens to United States sub-

ject to taxation, 44.
Woman shall not be debarred of her dower, 37.

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ALTERATION:

Of telegraph messages punishable, 587.
AMERICAN COLONIES:

Independence Day in Rhode Island, first offi-

cial act of any of, 178.
AMERICAN LAKE MILITARY RESERVA.
TION:

Included within zone of prohibition, 233n.
AMERICANIZATION:

Funds for Americanization of aliens, 15.
AMMUNITION:

Issued to soldiers and sailors, 352.
AMUSEMENT PARKS:

Owned by disabled Confederate soldier exempt

from special tax, 580.
ANIMALS:

Destruction of food producing, 196.
ANNAPOLIS:

National defense highway constructed to

Washington, 486.
ANNEX:

Confederates' dependents admitted to Soldiers'

Home, 554.
ANTIETAM BATTLE GROUND:

Transfer to the United States, 494.
APACHE:

Cession to United States of Fort, 496.
APPRECIATION:

Of Montana troops, 259.
APPROPRIATIONS:

Acts of municipalities in public defense vali-

dated, 473.
ARMY-

Limited in time, 57.
Collection of historical material, 502.
Construction, maintenance, and operation of

bridges, 487.
Disabled Confederate veterans, 418,
Erection of monuments to decedents of Civil

War, 337.
Memorial Day, 249.
Military organizations, 292.
Monuments to those who fell in Spanish-
American War or Philippine Insurrection,

336.
Naval Militia expense defrayed by county, 363.
Nurse and newspapers and magazines at Wyo-

ming Soldiers’and Sailors' Home, 547.
Pensions prorated among pensioners, 410.
Public defense, 469.
Purchase of property for military or naval

use, 470.
Relief of needy Confederate women, 430.
Relief to soldiers, sailors, and their families, 421.

APPROPRIATIONS-Continued.

Support of soldiers' widows and orphans, 429.
Town meetings may authorize for public de-

fense, 472.
APRIL 26:

Memorial Day in Mississippi, 252.
ARBITRATION:

Forced rentals, 191.

Furtherance of international, 648.
ARCHIVES:

Custodian for Grand Army of the Republic, 511.

Index to military records in, 517.
ARCHIVES AND HISTORY, DEPARTMENT
OF:

Object of, 501, 522.
ARKANSAS HISTORY COMMISSION:

List of Confederate veterans, 500.
ARLINGTON CEMETERY:

Purchase of lot for Soldiers' Home at Kearney,

551.
ARMISTICE:

Violation of, penalized, 128.
ARMORIES:
CALIFORNIA-

Site for armory at Los Angeles and San

Diego, 47.
Definition, 46.
Exempt from taxation, 55.
IOWA-

Building at State university and State

college of agriculture, 48.
Military drills may be conducted in, 52, 54.
NEBRASKA-

Fort Kearney Memorial Armory, 49.
NEW MEXICO

State armory at Santa Fe, 50.
Obtaining maps punishable, 124.
Sale of liquor prohibited within, 232n.
Used for athletic purposes,

53.
Used for military purposes only, 51.

Vessels may be, 46.
ARMS:

Citizens not compelled to bear, 321.
Security for use in military department of Uni-

versity of Arkansas, 270.
ARMS AND AMMUNITION;

Exempt from levy, 446n.
Issued to clubs by War Department not taxa-

ble, 584.
ARMY:

Appropriation limited in time, 57.
Census of veterans, 88.
Corporal punishment, 537.
Detail of officers to suppress violence, 63.
ENEMY-

Joining or procuring enlistments for, pun-

ishable, 113.
Firearms and ammunition issued to, 352.
Increase advocated, 474.
Library to furnish books for, 542.
Medical officers exempt from examination for

license, 437.
OFFICERS-

Pay when assigned under Isthmian Canal

Commission, 397.

Procedure when vote challenged, 632.
Record of honorable discharges from, 516.

ARMY-Continued.

Standing army not kept in time of peace, 58.
Standing army not to be kept without consent

of legislature, 59.
STATIONS-

License for sale of intoxicants near, may be

revoked, 231.
Public lands may be ceded to United

States for, 496.
Residence not gained by, 626, 627.

Residence not lost by, 626.
Temporary assistants may fill vacancies in de-

partments caused by call into, 157.
Troops have right of way in street or highway,

64.
See also Society of the Army of the Cumberland,

Ohio, Potomac, Tennessee.
ARMY AND NAVY:

Not included in census apportioning members

of legislatures, 86.

Officers may take acknowledgments, 1, 3, 5, 6.
ARMY NURSES MEMORIAL ASSOCIA-
TION:

Memorial to nurses of Civil War, 243.
ARMY OF THE PHILIPPINES:

Incorporation and consolidation of camps or

posts, 615.
Unlawful use of badge or button, misdemeanor,

216n.
ARREST:

Deserter, 533.
Exemption from, while doing military duty, 66.
Military officers may be arrested and removed

from office, 68.
On military reservations, 67.
Persons interfering with prison guards subject

to, 127.

Suspects by armed property guards, 126.
ARSENALS:

Exempt from taxation, 55.
Obtaining maps forbidden, 124.
Public land ceded to United States for, 496.
Site for State arsenal in California, 47.

Surrendering or betraying is treason, 602.
ARTIFICIAL LIMBS:

Provided for Confederate soldiers, 420.
ASSESSORS:

Enumeration of deceased soldiers' children, 379.

Military census taken by county, 83.
ASSINABOINE. See Forts.
ASSOCIATION OF CIVIL WAR ARMY
NURSES:

Relief for nurses, 373.
ASSOCIATIONS:

Memorial associations may acquire property,

241.
ASYLUM:

Supplies for temporary use of Government, 200.
ATHLETIC PURPOSES:

Armories may be used for, 53.
ATTACHMENT:

Pensions exempt from, 414.
ATTAINDER:

Of treason by legislature, 604.
ATTEMPTS:

Punishment for, 601.

AUCTIONS:

Prohibited within military stations, 232n.
AUXILIARY AGENCIES:

Interference with or discouraging work pun-

ishable, 133.
Teachers' certificates shall not lipise while

serving with, 146.
AVIATION:
CORPS

Members of Naval Militia of Hawaii may

operate aircraft without license, 543.
National Guardsmen may operate aircraft

without license, 513.
Soldiers and sailors may operate aircraft

without license, 543.
FIELDS-

Included within zones of prohibition, 233n.

Jurisdiction ceded to United States, 496n.
AZTEC CLUB OF 1847:

Unlawful use of badge or button, misdemeanor,

216n.
BALLOTS:

Party emblems on, 188.
BANDS:

Military processions and parades, 389–391.
BANK RESERVE:

Not required on proceeds of war loans, 639.
BANNERS:

Preservation of military, 507.
BARRACKS:

Arrest at, 67.
BASEBALL:

Men in service not prohibited from playing on

Loid's Day, 448.
BATTLE FIELDS:

Department of archives and history shall mark,

522.
BATTLES:

Commemoration of Guilford Courthouse, 338.
Name on flag, 180.

Sites as memorials, 241.
BATTLESHIPS:

Will may be made on, 654.
BENEVOLENT ORGANIZATIONS:

Can not debar members of organized militia,

278.
BIRTHDAYS. See name of individual.
BOARD:

Inmates of soldiers' home may pay, 556.
BOARD OF EDUCATION:

May direct publication of book upon American

flag, 182.
BOARD OF EXAMINERS:

Investigation of claims against United States,

89.
BOARD OF MANAGERS:

Of New Jersey Soldiers' Homes at Kearney and

Vineland, 545.
BOARD OF MEDICINE:

Medical officers registered by, 437.
BOARD OF TRUSTEES:

For the Hermitage, 546.
BOARDS:

To provide for military training in schools, 261.
BOMBARDMENT:

Insurance against damage to property from, 219.

BONDS:
ISSUE,

Authorized for emergency expenses, 69.
Authorized for New York City during emer-

gency, 70.
Improvement of military camps in Porto

Rico, 71.
Payment to municipalities for military

service, 73.
State pay for enlisted men mustered into

Federal service, 206.
Maintenance of armories, 47n.
STATE-

Exempt from taxation, 586.
SURETY BONDS-

Covering loan of camp equipage to veteran

organizations, 616.
Guardians of insane persons and lunatics,

209.
Security for arms used in military depart-

ment of University of Arkansas, 270.
UNITED STATES-

Exempt from taxation, 586.
Investment of State funds in, 72.

Investment of surplus funds in, 100.
BONUS. See Bounties; Gratuities.
BOOKS:

Collection of historical, 503.
Data in reference to Confederate soldiers, 498.
Flag may be printed in, 186.
Library to furnish to military forces, 542.

Publication of history of American flag, 182.
BOROUGHS:
Flag may be displayed during public procession,

174.
BOSTON HARBOR:

Dry docks may be sold or leased to United

States, 364.
Jurisdiction of islands ceded to United States,

496n.
BOUNTIES:

Recovery of unpaid, 208.
Voted by town meetings valid, 91.

See also Gratuities.
BOYS:

Military training from 16 to 19 years, 262n.
BOXING:

Exhibitions prohibited on Memorial Day, 257.
BRIDGES:
Appropriations for construction, maintenance,

and operation of, 487.
Approval of plans and location by Secretary of

War, 485.
Construction of, 487.
Damaging to delay troops, 119.

Obtaining maps forbidden, 124.
BROKERS:

Renewal of license, 449.
BUILDINGS:
At Soldiers' Home at Kearney for resident sur-

geon and trained nurses, 549.
For nurses may be used for other purposes,

376.
PUBLIC

Title and interest to, in Puntilla conveyed

to United States, 495.
Used for military purposes exempt from taxa-

tion, 56.
BUREAU OF RECORDS:

Establishment in adjutant general's office, 506.

BURGLARY:

Entering building where military property is

kept, 461.
BURIAL:

Army nurses, 378.
Disinterment by United States burial corps,

76.
EXPENSES-

of Confederates in Maryland, 17n.
County may levy tax for, 79.
Soldiers or their widows paid by county, 74.
of Soldiers paid by cities and towns in

Massachusetts, 74n,
of Soldiers paid by county, 81.
of Soldiers refunded to family, Washington,

74n.
Unexpended funds for family of deceased,

80.
LOTS-

Purchase at Arlington for Soldiers' Home

at Kearney, 551.
PLACE-

of American soldiers as memorials, 241.
Care of veterans by counties in Colorado,

77n.
Care of graves of soldiers and sailors, 78.
Care of, in Ohio, 77n.
Grounds to be furnished and cared for at

public expense, 77.

Soldiers not to be buried in potter's field, 74.
RECORDS

Soldiers kept by county, 82.

Soldiers not kept in pauper books, 81.
CABINETS:

To display flags and standards, 179.
CADETS:
COMMISSION-

To organize cadet companies, 262.
May parade, 384.
Organization of, 262.

Uniforms furnished to, 269.
CALIFORNIA:

Records of volunteers, 523.
CAMP EQUIPMENT:

Loan of to veterans' organizations, 616.
CAMPAIGN:

Medal for service in China, 215n.
See also name of particular expedition, region,

war, etc.

CAMPS:

Arrest at, 67.
BEAUREGARD-

Sale ofintoxicants forbidden within 25 miles

of, 233.
DOUGLAS-

Included within zone of prohibition, 233.
LEE-

Jurisdiction ceded to United States, 496n.
MABRY-

Use for school of military aeronautics, 266.
MILITARY-

Furnishing information to enemy regard-

ing, 118.
Improvement by issuance of bonds, 71.

Porto Rico, 71.
Notaries public to be stationed at, 7.
Obtaining maps punishable, 124.
Purchase and improvement of property for, 470.

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