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United States (United States) (search for this): article 6
is the oath administered to each man: "I, -- --, do solemnly swear that I will bear true allegiance to the United States of America; that I will serve them honestly and faithfully against all enemies or opposers whatsoever; that I will obey the orders of the President of the United States, and of the officers appointed over me, according to the rules of the armies of the United States: so help me God." Some interesting and amusing scenes occurred in the administration of the oath toUnited States: so help me God." Some interesting and amusing scenes occurred in the administration of the oath to the men. We make up from the Star of Thursday evening the following: Company A, of the Union Regiment, Capt. Carrington, 100 men, having been drawn up in line north of the Department building, were inspected by Inspector General Stone, after wrked here that Major McDowell, before enrolling the several companies, informed them that they were mustered into the United States service for three months, unless discharged from service prior to the expiration of that term; and that their service
175 men all told, and owe much of their efficiency to the military enterprise not only of the company officers, but also to their Major. J. Gray Jewell, who has taken no small interest in them since their organization. A few minutes afterwards the Turner Rifles, Capt. Gerhardt, Lieuts. Brown, Dilli and Scamberger, 5 sergeants, 4 corporals, 4 drummers, and 68 privates, arrived at the Department, and took position for inspection. At 10½ o'clock the Washington Rifles, Capt. Balbeck, Lieuts. Leoffler and Haap, 4 Ser'gt., 4 corporals, and 59 privates, arrived on the ground, and took position on the right of the line, and reported for inspection. Company B, Union regiment, having been duly inspected, had the usual oath administered to them by Major General Thomas, and not a member refused to take it. The Metropolitan Rifles were next inspected and enrolled, and every member of the corps took the required oath. The Washington Rifles were next inspected and mustered into the servi
nformed them that they were mustered into the United States service for three months, unless discharged from service prior to the expiration of that term; and that their services were required within the limits of the District of Columbia.] The Turner Rifles were then inspected by Major McDowell, and enrolled into service. Every man in this company also came promptly forward when called upon to take the oath of allegiance. At 12 o'clock M. the Putnam Rifles, Capt., Thistleton, Lieuts. Magruder, McElfresh, and Boyce, two drummers, one fifes, five sergeants, four corporals, and 70 privates, arrived at the War Department. They were enrolled into the service, and took the oath to a man, next in order after the Turner Rifles. The Putnam Rifles (Seventh Ward) volunteered their services, it will be remembered, as they were not called into service. As we go to press the Washington Light Infantry, the Mechanic Union Rifles, (Captain Rutherford,) and other companies, are on thei
ht-hand men, leaving on the left only about three stern and unyielding. "non-swearers." So the Carrington Home Guards went home, unsworn. Some of the Georgetown men complain that they knew nothing of having to take an oath or the form of oath, until their arrival at the War Department. Considerable excitement prevailed in Georgetown all day yesterday and last night, and is unabated this morning. This morning at 9 o'clock, the Metropolitan Rifles, Capt. Nalley, Lieuts. Chauncey and Lewis, 5 sergeants, 4 corporals and 60 privates, mustered at the War Department and reported for duty. At the same hour, company B, Union regiment, Capt. Kelley, Lts. Herbert, Hines and McMillan, 4 sergeants, 3 corporals and 65 privates, also mustered at the same place and reported for service. This company, together with Carrington's corps, numbers 175 men all told, and owe much of their efficiency to the military enterprise not only of the company officers, but also to their Major. J. Gra
e side, and came over to the right-hand men, leaving on the left only about three stern and unyielding. "non-swearers." So the Carrington Home Guards went home, unsworn. Some of the Georgetown men complain that they knew nothing of having to take an oath or the form of oath, until their arrival at the War Department. Considerable excitement prevailed in Georgetown all day yesterday and last night, and is unabated this morning. This morning at 9 o'clock, the Metropolitan Rifles, Capt. Nalley, Lieuts. Chauncey and Lewis, 5 sergeants, 4 corporals and 60 privates, mustered at the War Department and reported for duty. At the same hour, company B, Union regiment, Capt. Kelley, Lts. Herbert, Hines and McMillan, 4 sergeants, 3 corporals and 65 privates, also mustered at the same place and reported for service. This company, together with Carrington's corps, numbers 175 men all told, and owe much of their efficiency to the military enterprise not only of the company officers, b
. Gerhardt, Lieuts. Brown, Dilli and Scamberger, 5 sergeants, 4 corporals, 4 drummers, and 68 privates, arrived at the Department, and took position for inspection. At 10½ o'clock the Washington Rifles, Capt. Balbeck, Lieuts. Leoffler and Haap, 4 Ser'gt., 4 corporals, and 59 privates, arrived on the ground, and took position on the right of the line, and reported for inspection. Company B, Union regiment, having been duly inspected, had the usual oath administered to them by Major General Thomas, and not a member refused to take it. The Metropolitan Rifles were next inspected and enrolled, and every member of the corps took the required oath. The Washington Rifles were next inspected and mustered into the service, and every man in the line took the required oath. [It ought to be remarked here that Major McDowell, before enrolling the several companies, informed them that they were mustered into the United States service for three months, unless discharged from service p
Carrington (search for this): article 6
nes occurred in the administration of the oath to the men. We make up from the Star of Thursday evening the following: Company A, of the Union Regiment, Capt. Carrington, 100 men, having been drawn up in line north of the Department building, were inspected by Inspector General Stone, after which Major McDowell, U. S. A., caling" spirits, and the former taking the North and the latter the South side of Pennsylvania avenue, they proceeded towards Georgetown at a double quick. The Carrington Home Guards, of Georgetown, Capt. Goddard-- 54 rank and file — were the last on the ground. Being mostly heads of families, many were unwilling to take the oats. Herbert, Hines and McMillan, 4 sergeants, 3 corporals and 65 privates, also mustered at the same place and reported for service. This company, together with Carrington's corps, numbers 175 men all told, and owe much of their efficiency to the military enterprise not only of the company officers, but also to their Major. J. Gr
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iment, Capt. Kelley, Lts. Herbert, Hines and McMillan, 4 sergeants, 3 corporals and 65 privates, also mustered at the same place and reported for service. This company, together with Carrington's corps, numbers 175 men all told, and owe much of their efficiency to the military enterprise not only of the company officers, but also to their Major. J. Gray Jewell, who has taken no small interest in them since their organization. A few minutes afterwards the Turner Rifles, Capt. Gerhardt, Lieuts. Brown, Dilli and Scamberger, 5 sergeants, 4 corporals, 4 drummers, and 68 privates, arrived at the Department, and took position for inspection. At 10½ o'clock the Washington Rifles, Capt. Balbeck, Lieuts. Leoffler and Haap, 4 Ser'gt., 4 corporals, and 59 privates, arrived on the ground, and took position on the right of the line, and reported for inspection. Company B, Union regiment, having been duly inspected, had the usual oath administered to them by Major General Thomas, and no
at they knew nothing of having to take an oath or the form of oath, until their arrival at the War Department. Considerable excitement prevailed in Georgetown all day yesterday and last night, and is unabated this morning. This morning at 9 o'clock, the Metropolitan Rifles, Capt. Nalley, Lieuts. Chauncey and Lewis, 5 sergeants, 4 corporals and 60 privates, mustered at the War Department and reported for duty. At the same hour, company B, Union regiment, Capt. Kelley, Lts. Herbert, Hines and McMillan, 4 sergeants, 3 corporals and 65 privates, also mustered at the same place and reported for service. This company, together with Carrington's corps, numbers 175 men all told, and owe much of their efficiency to the military enterprise not only of the company officers, but also to their Major. J. Gray Jewell, who has taken no small interest in them since their organization. A few minutes afterwards the Turner Rifles, Capt. Gerhardt, Lieuts. Brown, Dilli and Scamberger, 5 serge
any B, Union regiment, Capt. Kelley, Lts. Herbert, Hines and McMillan, 4 sergeants, 3 corporals and 65 privates, also mustered at the same place and reported for service. This company, together with Carrington's corps, numbers 175 men all told, and owe much of their efficiency to the military enterprise not only of the company officers, but also to their Major. J. Gray Jewell, who has taken no small interest in them since their organization. A few minutes afterwards the Turner Rifles, Capt. Gerhardt, Lieuts. Brown, Dilli and Scamberger, 5 sergeants, 4 corporals, 4 drummers, and 68 privates, arrived at the Department, and took position for inspection. At 10½ o'clock the Washington Rifles, Capt. Balbeck, Lieuts. Leoffler and Haap, 4 Ser'gt., 4 corporals, and 59 privates, arrived on the ground, and took position on the right of the line, and reported for inspection. Company B, Union regiment, having been duly inspected, had the usual oath administered to them by Major General
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