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Title (1866) Acts, Resolutions and Memorials, Passed at the Several Annual Sessions of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, 1866
Subject Law
Description (1866) The Fifteenth Legislature, 1865, passed an act to print the laws as prepared and reported by the Joint Committee on Revision and Compilation, including laws of the current session. No 1865 session law was printed because these acts were incorporated into the 1866 compilation.
Publisher Legislative Assemblye of the State of Utah
Date 1866
Type Text
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Identifier KFU30 1866 .A193
Language eng
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Holding Institution S.J. Quinney College of Law, The University of Utah, South 1400 East, Salt Lake City, UT
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Date Created 2005-11-15
Date Modified 2006-01-25
ID 717212
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Title Chapter 138_page_191
Description LAWS OF UTAH. igj formed into an independent military body called the Nauvoo Legion, and shall be organized into Platoons, Companies, Battalions, Regiments, Brigades, Divisions and Departments, as hereinafter provided for. Sec. 2.-All able-bodied white male persons, between the ages of eighteen and forty-five years, resident in the Territory, are liabe to military duty, except such as are or may be exempt by law. Commanders of districts will be held responsible for the enrolment of all persons in their districts liable to military duty. All persons voluntarily enrolling in any corps, though under the age of eighteen or over the age of forty-five years, shall be equally subject to military duty with those enrolled by virtue of tbe foregoing regulation: Provided, That such persons may on application be discharged by a published order from the Commanders of their respective districts. Sec. 3.-A Division shall consist of two Brigades, and be commanded by a Major General. A Brigade shall consist of one thousand rank and file, and be commanded by a Brigadier General. A Regiment shall consist of five Battalions, five hundred rank and file and be commanded by a Colonel. A Battalion shall consist of one hundred rank and file, two Companies, and be commanded by a Major. A Company shall consist of fifty rank and file, five Platoons, and be commanded by a Captain. A Platoon shall consist of ten men, commanded by a Second Lieutenant who, with one Sergeant, shall be elected by the platoon and of their number, and shall be included in tbe rank and file. Sec. 4.-The Lieutenant General may, at his discretion, organize one or more Bands of Music, to be proportioned with officers as any other corps of the Legion, and assign them for duty where necessary. Bands of Divisions, Brigades, Regiments or independent Battalions shall be composed of the Company music of such commands. Sec. 5.-The staff of the Lieutenant General shall consist of an Adjutant General with the rank of Brigadier General of Light Artillery; one Aide-de-Camp with the rank of Brigadier General of Cavalry; a Quartermaster General with the rank of Brigadier General of Heavy Artillery; a Commissary General of Subsistence with the rank of Brigadier General of Infantry; a Chief of Topographical Engineers with the rank of Colonel; a Chief of Ordnance with the rank of Colonel of Light Artillery; one Aide-de-Camp with the rank of Colonel of Cavalry; a Paymaster General with the rank of Colonel of Cavalry; a Judge Advocate with the rank of Colonel of Heavy Artillery; one Aide-de-Camp with the rank of Colonel of Infantry; two Chaplains with the rank of Colonels* of Infantry; a Surgeon General with the rank of Colonel of Infantry; a Chief of Music with the rank of Colonel cf Infantry; a Military Secretary with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel of Infantry; one Color Bearer General with the rank of Major of Cavalry; one Color Bearer General with the rank of Captain of Cavalry; and such assistants in the various departments as the good of the service may require, with the ranks corresponding, to be designated by the Lieutenant General. Sec. 6.-The Staff of a Major General shall'consist of a Division Adjutant with the rank of Golonel of Light Artillery; a Division Commissary, who also shall discharge the duties of Division Quartermaster, with the rank of Colonel of Heavy Artillery; a Surgeon of Division with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel of Infantry; a Chaplain with tbe rank of Lieutenat Colonel of Infantry; and two Aides-de-Camp W.ith the rank of Majors of Infantry. Sec. 7.-The Staff of a Brigadier General shall consist of a Brigade Adjutant with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel of Light Artillery; a Brigade Quartermaster, who shall also discbarge the duties of Brigade Commissary, with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel of Infantry, and a Surgeon of Brigade with the rank of Major of Infantry. Sec. 8.-The Staff of a Colonel shall consist of an Adjutant with the rank of Major, who shall command tbe regiment in the absence of the Colonel; a Surgeon Vith the rank of Captain; and a principal Musician with the rank of Second Lieutenant. Sec. 9.-The Staff of a Major, commanding a separate Battalion, shall consist of an. Adjutant with the rank of Captaiu, who shall be entitled to command the battal. ion in the absence of the M;tjor. . Sec. 10-To each Company there shall be a Company Adjutant with the rank of a First Lieutenant and t.wo Musicians. Sec. 11.-Staff officers shall be appointed by their respective commandants from wiihin the limits of their commands. Sec. 12.-Staff officers shall take precedence according to the rank held by virtue of their staff appointment. When a vacancy occurs ir> any command in the line, the Lieutenant General may appoint a staff officer, holding suitable rank, to fill such
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Source Original Book: Acts, Resolutions and Memorials, Passed at the Several Annual Sessions of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, 1866
Setname uu_law_uschs
Date Created 2005-11-15
Date Modified 2005-11-15
ID 717153
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6w37x2b/717153