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1863 Laws of War.

Author: U S War Department
Publisher: Mechanicsburg : Stackpole Books, 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The ""rules of warfare"" and ""government of the army"" as they existed in the American Civil War. All 101 Articles of War as amended through June 1863 including the famous Lieber Code (General Orders No. 100), directed by President Lincoln, which expanded the laws of land warfare and General Orders No. 49 on the granting of paroles. Copious extracts from the Revised U.S. Army Regulations through June 1863.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Department, U.S. War.
1863 Laws of War.
Mechanicsburg : Stackpole Books, ©2005
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: U S War Department
ISBN: 9780811746311 0811746313
OCLC Number: 1023552551
Notes: Xxx. Return of Fugitives.
Description: 1 online resource (168 pages)
Contents: Intro; Front Matter; Copyright; Contents; Introduction; Part I: Articles of War; 1. Officersâ#x80;#x99; Subscription; 2. Divine Service; 3. Profane Oaths; 4. Chaplains; 5. Contemptuous Words; 6. Disrespect; 7. Mutiny and Sedition; 8. Suppression of Mutiny and Sedition; 9. Violence against Officers; 10. Oath of Enlistment; 11. Discharge from the Service; 12. Authorization for Furlough; 13. Muster-Rolls; 14. False Certification; 15. False Musters; 16. Bribes of Mustering Officers; 17. False Mustering; 18. False Returns; 19. Monthly Returns; 20. Desertion; 21. Absence without Leave; 22. Discharge. 23. Encouragement of Desertion24. Provoking Speech and Gestures; 25. Dueling; 26. Supporting a Duel; 27. Obligation to Quell Disturbances; 28. Criticizing a Refusal to Duel; 29. Sale of Liquors by Sutlers; 30. Ensuring Quality Products from Sutlers; 31. Extracting Exorbitant Rents from Sutlers; 32. Control of Soldiers on the March; 33. Capital Crimes; 34. Officersâ#x80;#x99; Redress of Grievances; 35. Soldiersâ#x80;#x99; Redress of Grievances; 36. Misappropriation of Military Stores; 37. Wasting of Ammunition; 38. Misappropriation of property; 39. Embezzlement; 40. Property Accountability. 41. Straying from Camp42. Lying Out of Quarters; 43. Retreat; 44. Failure to Repair; 45. Officer Drunkenness; 46. Sleeping on Guard Duty; 47. Escape from Duty; 48. Reduction for Escape from Duty; 49. False Alarms; 50. Unauthorized Leaving a Guard-Post; 51. Violence to Vendors; 52. Misbehaving before the Enemy; 53. Disclosing the Watchword; 54. Destruction of Property; 55. Forcing a Safe-Guard; 56. Supporting the Enemy; 57. Disclosing Intelligence to the Enemy; 58. Securing Enemy Property; 59. Forcing a Surrender; 60. Subjects to Military Law; 61. Dates of Rank. 62. Precedence of Rank in Command63. Assignment of Engineer Officers; 64. General Courts-Martial; 65. Review of General Courts-Martial; 66. Regimental Courts-Martial; 67. Restrictions on Regimental Courts-Martial; 68. Courts-Martial of Marines; 69. Prosecutors at Courts-Martial; 70. Non-pleas; 71. Challenges by Prisoners; 72. Calmness Required; 73. Sworn Testimony; 74. Taking of Depositions; 75. Rank of Jurors; 76. Menacing Conduct; 77. Charges against Officers; 78. Charges against Non-Commissioned Officers; 79. Confinement Limits; 80. No Confinement without Written Charges. 81. Release from Confinement82. Confinement Records; 83. Conduct Unbecoming an Officer; 84. Suspension of Command; 85. Cowardice; 86. Sufficient Jurors; 87. Corporal Punishment; 88. Statute of Limitations; 89. Power of Pardon; 90. Transmittals to Secretary of War; 91. General Officer Authorities; 92. Authentication of Court-Martial Proceedings; 93. Oaths; 94. Death in Line of Duty, Officers; 95. Death in Line of Duty, Enlisted Men; 96. Engineers and Artillery Subject to Articles; 97. Articles Cover All on Active Duty; 98. State Service; 99. Offenses not Listed; 100. Presidential Powers.

Abstract:

The ""rules of warfare"" and ""government of the army"" as they existed in the American Civil War. All 101 Articles of War as amended through June 1863 including the famous Lieber Code (General Orders No. 100), directed by President Lincoln, which expanded the laws of land warfare and General Orders No. 49 on the granting of paroles. Copious extracts from the Revised U.S. Army Regulations through June 1863.

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