Regulations for the Medical Department of the Army

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1861 - 92 pages

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Page 61 - s company ( — ), of the regiment of United States , was enlisted by , of the regiment of , at' , on the day of , to serve years ; he was born in , in the State of , is years of age, feet inches high, complexion, eyes, hair, and by occupation when enlisted . During the last two months said soldier has been unfit for duty days.
Page 15 - I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the United States of America, and that I will serve them honestly and faithfully against all their enemies whomsoever, and that I will obey the orders of the President of the United States, and the orders of the officers appointed over me, according to the rules and Articles of War.
Page 83 - The wounded in the depots and the sick are removed, as soon as possible, to the hospitals that have been established by the QuartermasterGeneral of the army on the flanks or rear of the army.
Page 89 - That there may be allowed in hospitals, to be provided under such rules as the surgeon general of the army, with the approval of the Secretary of War, may prescribe, such quantities of fresh or preserved fruits, milk or butter, and of eggs, as may be necessary for the proper diet of the sick.
Page 11 - In passing a recruit the medical officer is to examine him stripped; to see that he has free use of all his limbs; that his chest is ample ; that his hearing, vision, and speech are perfect; that he has no tumors, or ulcerated or extensively...
Page 7 - ... .Medical disbursing officers will, at the end of each fiscal quarter, render to the Surgeon-General, in duplicate, a quarterly account current of moneys received and expended, with the proper vouchers for the payments, and certificates that the services have been rendered, and the supplies purchased and received for the medical service, and transmit to him an estimate of the...
Page 12 - But when he is required to abandon his own business, and give his whole time to the public service, the contract may be not to exceed $80 a month; and not to exceed $100, besides transportation in kind, to be furnished by the Quartermaster's Department, where he is required to accompany troops on marches or transports. But a private physician will not be employed to accompany troops on marches or transports, except by orders from the War Department, or in particular and urgent cases by the order...
Page 75 - Regulations, at , (and to furnish the necessary medicines.) And the said — — — promises and agrees, on behalf of the United States, to pay, or cause to be paid, to the said Dr. , the sum of dollars for each and every month he shall continue to perform the services above stated, which shall be his full compensation...
Page 30 - ... be supplied with the following surgical instruments for his personal use, which he will retain in his immediate possession so long as he remains in the army, and for the complete and serviceable condition of which, at all times, he will be held responsible: ^ AMPUTATING.
Page 83 - ... .Before the action, the Quartermaster of the division makes all the necessary arrangements for the transportation of the wounded. He establishes the ambulance depots in the rear, and gives his assistants the necessary instruction for the service of the ambulance wagons and other means of removing the wounded.

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