12 companies of 104 men), with bands, etc.; total, 38,520.
Engineers, 3 battalions (4 companies of 104 men), with bands, etc.; total, 1,282.
Staff department, signal corps, etc., 2,783.
Total number of enlisted men, 77,287.
Under the act of March 4, 1899, military divisions and departments were reorganized as follows:
Headquarters of the army.--Commander, Lieut.-Gen. Nelson A. Miles, Washington, D. C.
division of the Philippines.--Consisting of the Departments of Northern Luzon, Southern Luzon, Visayas, Mindanao, and Jolo, comprising all the islands ceded to the United States by Spain; headquarters, Manila, P. I. Commander, Maj.-Gen. Arthur MacArthur.
Department of Northern Luzon.--Includes all that part of the Island of Luzon north of Laguna de Bay and the province of Laguna, the same being the provinces of Abra, Bontoc, Benguet, Bataan, Bulacan, Cagayan, Ilocos, Infanta, Morong, Norte, Ilocos Sur, La Isabela de Luzon, Lepanto, La Union, Nueva Vizcaya, Nueva Ec
under Knox until the British evacuated New York (Nov. 25, 1783). After that event they all received their discharge.
The following shows the number of troops furnished by each State for the Continental army:
The army in 1808-15.
Jefferson's policy had always been to keep the army and navy as small and inexpensive as possible.
The army was reduced to a mere frontier guard against the Indians.
In 1808 the aspect of international affairs was such as to demand an increase of the military strength of the republic, and the President asked Congress to augment the number and efficiency of the regular army.
They did so, though the measure was strongly opposed by the Federalists.
There was a rising war-spirit in the land.
dquarters, Havana, Cuba.
Commander, Brig.-Gen. Leonard Wood.
Department of Dakota.--States of Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, and so much of Wyoming and Idaho as is embraced in the Yellowstone National Park; headquarters, St. Paul, Minn. Commander, Brig.-Gen. James F. Wade.
Department of the East.--New England States, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, District of Columbia, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana, and District of Porto Rico, embracing Porto Rico and adjacent islands; headquarters, Governor's Island, N. Y. Commander, Maj.-Gen. John R. Brooke.
Department of the Lakes.--States of Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, and Tennessee; headquarters, Chicago, Ill. Commander, Maj.-Gen. Elwell S. Otis.
Department of the Missouri.--States of Iowa, Nebraska, Missouri, Kansas, and Arkansas, the Indian Territory, and the Territory of Oklahoma; h