$150; and when serving on ordnance duty, $162; captains, $130; lieutenants, $90 ; second lieutenants
, $80. The adjutant, in addition to his pay as lieutenant, the sum of $10 per month.
Officers serving in the light artillery, or performing ordnance duty, shall receive the same pay as officers of cavalry in the same grade.
16. The monthly pay of officers in the infantry regiment.
, $195; lieutenant-colonels
, $170; majors, $150; captains, $130; lieutenants, $90; second lieutenants
, $80; and the adjutant, in addition to his pay as lieutenant, $10 per month.
17. The monthly pay of officers of cavalry: Colonel
, $210; lieutenant-colonel
, $185; major, $162; captains, $140; first lieutenant
, $100; second lieutenants
, $90; and the adjutant $10 per month in addition to his pay as lieutenant.
18. The pay of officers of the general staff
(except those of the medical department,) will be the same as officers of cavalry of the same grade.
The annual salary of the surgeon-general
is $3,000, with fuel and quarters; monthly pay of surgeons of ten years service in that grade, $200; a surgeon of less time service, $162; assistant-surgeon
of ten years service, $150; assistant-surgeon
of five years service, $130, and for assistant of less than five years service, $110.
19. There shall be allowed, in addition to the pay herein before provided, to every commissioned officer, except the surgeon-general
, $9 per month for every five years services, and to the officers of the army of the United States who have resigned, or may resign, to be received into the service of The Confederate States
, this additional pay shall be allowed from the date of their entrance into the former service.
There shall also be an additional monthly allowance to every general officer cammanding in chief a separate army actually in the field, the sum of $100.
20. The pay aforesaid shall be in full of all allowances, except forage, fuel, quarters, and travelling expenses, while travelling under orders, etc., etc.
21. Allows forage to officers, etc.
22. Monthly pay of enlisted men: Sergeants
or master workmen of engineer corps, $34; corporals or overseers, $20; privates of first-class or artificers, 17; privates of second-class, or laborers, and musicians, $13; sergeant-major
of cavalry, $21; first sergeant, $20; sergeants, $17 ; corporals, farriers, and blacksmiths, $13 ; musicians, $13; privates, $12; first sergeants, $20; sergeants, $17; corporals and artificers, $13; musicians, $12; and privates, $11. Non-commissioned officers, artificers, musicians, and privates serving in light batteries shall receive the same pay as those of cavalry.
23. The President is authorized to enlist all master workmen necessary to the ordnance service, not exceeding one hundred men, and at salaries ranging from $13 to $34 per month.
24. Each enlisted man shall receive one ration per day and clothing.
25. Refers to commutation of rations.
26. The Secretary of War
is directed to prescribe the duties of every department of service.
27. Requires Quartermasters and Commissaries to give bonds.
28. Prohibits any officer from being interested in purchases made for the army.
29. The rules and articles of war of the United States
, with slight exceptions, adopted by the Congress of the Confederate States.
30. The President is directed to call into service only so many of the troops herein provided for as he may deem necessary.
31. Repeals all conflicting laws.
The law is quite long, and hence the reason of the analysis, which will doubtless be more satisfactory to readers generally than the perusal of the entire law.
Below is a tabular statement of the number and grade of officers and men:
|Number of Companies||-||40||60||10||110|
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--N. Y. Herald