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ART. 98. All officers, serving by commission from the authority of any particular state, shall, on all dea tachments, courts martial, or other duty, wherein they may be employed in conjunction with the regular forces of the United States, take rank, next after all officers of the like grade in said regular forces, not* withstanding the commissions of such militia or state officers may be elder than the commissions of the of. ficers of the regular forces of the United States.

ART. 99. 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 regimental court martial, according to the nature and degree of the offence, and be punished at their discretion.

Art. 100. The President of the United States, shall have power to prescribe the uniform of the army.

Art. 101. The foregoing articles are to be read and published once in every six months, to every garrison, regiment, troop or company, mustered or to be mustered in the service of the United States, and are to be duly observed and obeyed, by all officers and soldiers who are or shall be in said service.

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That in time of war, all persons not citizens of, or owing allegiance to the United States of America, who shall be found lurking as spies, in or about the fortifications or ena campments of the armies of the United States, or any of them, shall suffer death, according to the law and usage of nations, by sentence of a general court martial.

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the rules and regulations, by which the armies of the United States have heretofore been governed, and the resolves of Congress thereunto annexed, and respecto ing the same, shall, henceforth, be yoid and of no ef

fect, except so far as may relate to any transactions under them, prior to the promulgation of this act, at the several posts and garrisons respectively, occupied by any part of the army of the United States.

NATHL. MACON, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

S. SMITH,

President of the Senate, pro tempore. April 10, 1806. APPROVED

TH: JEFFERSON.

REGULATIONS Of the War Department, to be observed in the allow

ance of barracks or quarters to the officers of the army. To a major general, four rooms and a kitchen. To a brigadier general, three rooms and a kitchen. To an aid de camp, one room.

To the adjutant general and inspector general, each, three rooms and a kitchen.

To the quarter master general, three rooms and a kitchen; and for his officers and clerks, two rooms.

To each field officer, two rooms and a kitchen. To a hospital surgeon, the same. To the adjutant and inspector, in addition to his al. lowance as a field officer, one room.

To each captain, one room; when commanding a separate post, in addition, a kitchen.

To a surgeon, one room.
To two subalterns, one room.
To a surgeon's mate, the same as a subaltern.

To a subaltern, when commanding a separate post, in addition, a kitchen.

To every mess of eight officers, one room and a kitchen.

The officer highest in rank, to have the first choice of quarters.

The foregoing regulations to apply respectively to all corps, of whatever denomination, belonging to the army of the United States. Regulations to be observed in the delivery of fuel to

garrisons on the sea board, and recruiting parties, south of Virginia and Kentucky, from the first day of October, to the first day of April, in every year, To a major general, three cords per month.

To a brigadier general, two cords and a half per month.

To the adjutant general, and inspector general, cach, two cords and a half per month.

To the quarter master general, two cords and a half per month.

To the adjutant and inspector, two cords per month.

To each field officer, one and a half cord ; and when commanding a garrison, in addition, half a cord.

To each captain, one cord; and when commanding a garrison, in addition, half a cord.

To each subaltern, one cord ; and when command. ing a garrison, in addition, half a cord.

To each surgeon, one cord.
To a surgeon's mate, one cord.
To each cadet, half a cord.

To every officer commanding a recruiting party, one cord of wood per month; but no other allowance of fuel as an officer in the line.

To every room occupied as barracks by eight noncommissioned officers, musicians and privates, one cord per

month. To a garrison barrack guard, one cord per month.

To the sick in hospital the allowance of wood will be regulated by the commanding officer and surgeon. Regulations for delivery of fuel north of North-Caro

lina and Tennessee, from the first day of October, te the first day of April, in each year, to a major general, five cords per month.

To a brigadier general, four cords per month.

To the quarter master general, four cords per month.

To the inspector general, four cords.
To the adjutant general, four cords.

To each field officer, two cords ; and when commanding a garrison, in addition, one cord.

To the adjutant and inspector, three cords.

To each captain, one cord and a half and when commanding a garrison, in addition, one cord.

To each subaltern, one cord and one third ; when commanding a garrison, in addition, one cord.

To every surgeon, one cord and a half.
To each surgeon's mate, one cord and one third.

To every officer commanding a recruiting party, one and a half cord per month ; but no other allowance of fuel as an officer in the line.

To every room occupied as barracks by eight noncommissioned officers, musicians and privates, one cord and a half per month.

To a garrison barrack guard, one cord per month ; and if the weather should be very severe it may be augmented at the discretion of the commanding officer, but not beyond one cord in addition.

To the sick in hospital, the allowance of wood will be regulated by the commanding officer and surgeon.

Whenever coal can be procured, the officer may, at his option, receive coal in proportion to the cost of the wood, in lieu thereof.

To officers and soldiers half of the aforesaid allowances of fuel, from the 1st day of April to the 1st day of October, in every year.

No compensation in money to be made in lieu of allowances of fuel, nor is any compensation to be received by or paid to officers in lieu of quarters or barracks.

Distribution of straw. One truss of straw, weighing thirty-six pounds, is allowed for each pallias for two men. At the expira

tion of sixteen days, each palliass is to be refreshed with eight pounds. At the expiration of thirty-two days the whole straw is to be removed, and a fresh bedding of one truss to be furnished; and so on every succeeding period of sixteen and thirty-two days.

The same quantity of straw is allowed for servants, or batmen, not soldiers, or for washer-women, attached to each company, in the proportion of one woman to every seventeen men, non-commissioned officers and privates.

The straw is to be changed for the sick in hospital as often as may be deemed necessary ; this necessity to be determined by the surgeon, or surgeon's mate in the absence of the surgeon.

There shall be allowed to every two men, when in barracks, one bed sack, to be returned into store on the men being ordered away.

Requisitions for fuel and straw. Requisitions for wood or straw must state the number and rank of the officers, the number of the noncommissioned officers and privates, servants and batmen not soldiers, and of washer-women, for whom demanded, and be certified by the commandant of the garrison, or recruiting party,

No wood or straw shall be drawn for officers, or wood or straw for soldiers whilst on furlough ; or any allowance made to them for the same.

Whenever it shall appear that more wood or straw has been drawn than there were officers, soldiers, servants or batien not soldiers, and washer-women aciually present and entitled thereto, the commanding officer signing such requisition shall be held responsible for the value of the article drawn beyond the quantity allowed by these regulations, and shall have his name, and the circumstances of the case, reported to the secretary of the department of war.

Requisitions thus signed, and the receipts given by the officers to whom the articles are delivered for

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