Annual Reports of the War Department

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1900

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Page 17 - District of Columbia, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi...
Page 127 - And be it further enacted, That the office of sutler in the Army and at military posts is hereby abolished, and the Subsistence Department is hereby authorized and required to furnish such articles as may from time to time be designated by the inspectors-general of the Army, and the same to be sold to officers and enlisted men at cost prices...
Page 18 - Apo to the twelfth parallel of north latitude; thence easterly along said parallel to 124 10' east of Greenwich, but including the entire island of Masbate; thence northerly through San Bernardino Straits. Department of the Visayas. — Includes all islands south of the southern line of the Department of Southern Luzon and east of longitude 121 45...
Page 115 - ... terms with the Commanding General, his measures, if not designedly thwarted, may be so embarrassed as to make them move heavily on. If the Inspector-General is not an officer of great respectability of character, firm and strict in discharging the duties of the trust reposed in him, or if he is too pliant in his disposition, he will most assuredly be imposed upon, and the efficient strength and condition of the army will not be known to the Commander-in-Chief.
Page 210 - Tomatoes, canned, in lieu of an equal quantity of potatoes, but not exceeding 20 per cent of the total issue. Other fresh vegetables (not canned) when they can be obtained in the vicinity or transported in a wholesome condition from a distance, in lieu of an equal quantity of potatoes, but not exceeding 30 per cent of total issue.
Page 17 - States of Wyoming (except so much thereof as is embraced in the Yellowstone national park), Colorado and Utah, and the territories of Arizona and New Mexico; headquarters, Denver, Col.
Page 115 - ... and regulations in an army, composed of the troops of thirteen States (each having its local prejudices), and subject to constant interruptions and deviations from the frequent changes and dissolutions it has undergone. It is equally just to declare, that the department, under your auspices, has been conducted with an intelligence, activity, and zeal, not less beneficial to the public than honorary to yourself, and that I have had abundant reason to be satisfied with your abilities and attention...
Page 18 - La Laguna, Manila south of the Pasig, and Tayabas, and all islands of the Philippine archipelago which lie south of the south line of the Department of Northern Luzon, as above described, including the island of Polillo, and north of a line passing southeastwardly through West Pass of Apo to the twelfth parallel of north latitude ; thence easterly along said parallel to 124 10' east of Greenwich, but including the entire island of Masbate ; thence northerly through San Bernardino Straits.
Page 219 - UNITED STATES ARMY, Washington, DC SIR: I have the honor to submit the following report of the operations of the British finny on its advance from Bloemfontein to Pretoria.
Page 20 - Tientsin. July 13. — Severe engagement at Tientsin between the allied forces and the Chinese. The Ninth Infantry suffered heavily, losing Colonel Liscum and 17 men killed and 5 officers and 72 men wounded. July 14. — Tientsin captured by the allies; Third Battalion, Ninth Infantry, reached that place. July 15.- — Light Battery F, Fifth Artillery, and two battalions Fourteenth Infantry sailed from Manila for China. July 17. — Headquarters and four companies Fifteenth Infantry sailed from San...

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