Statistics for occurrence #1 of “United States” in chapter 116 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8.:
..., that the oath prescribed in the aforesaid proclamation of the eighth of December, 1863, may be taken and subscribed before any commissioned officer, civil, military, or naval, in the service of the United States , or any civil or military officer of a State or Territory, not in insurrection, who, by the law thereof, may be qualified for administering oaths.
All officers who receive such oaths are hereby aut...
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