The Zouave Regiment.
--The bill providing for a Regiment of Zouaves, in the Army of the Confederate States
, is as follows:
The Congress of the Confederate States of America
do enact that there shall be added to the military establishment of the Confederate States
, one regiment of Zouaves, to be composed of one Colonel
, one Lieut. Colonel
, one Major
, and ten companies; and each company shall consist of one Captain
, one 1st Lieut.
, two 2d Lieuts.
, one Sergeant Major
, one Quartermaster's Sergeant, four Sergeants
, and eight Corporals
, and ninety privates; and to the Regiment there shall be attached one Adjutant and a Quartermaster, to be selected from the Lieutenants
, and one Assistant Surgeon
shall be appointed for the Regiment, in addition to those already authorized by law for the medical department--The monthly pay of the officers of the regiment of Zouaves shall be the same as that of officers of Infantry, of the same rank.
The allowances shall also be the same as those provided by law for officers of Infantry, and the Adjutant
and Quartermaster shall receive ten dollars per month in addition to their pay as Lieutenants
The monthly pay of the enlisted men of said regiment of Zouaves shall be as follows: Sergeant Major
's Sergeant, $20; Sergeants
, $17; Corporals
, $13, and privates $11 each, together with the same rations and allowances for clothing as are received by all other enlisted men.