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non-commissioned officer, musician; or private entitled thereto, or his or their authorized attorney, at such places and times as the secretary of the treasury may direct, and that no foreign officer shall be entitled to said pay, nor shall any officer, noncommissioned officer, musician, or private receive the same until he furnish the said secretary satisfactory evidence that he is entitled to the same, in conformity to the provisions of this act; and the pay hereby allowed shall not be in any way transferable or liable to attachment, levy, or seizure by any legal process whatever, but shall inure wholly to the personal benefit of the officer, non-commissioned officer, musician, or soldier entitled to the same.
Sec. 4. That so much of the said pay as accrued before the approval of this act shall be paid to the person entitled to the same, as soon as may be, in the manner and under the provistons above mentioned; and the pay which shall accrue thereafter shall be paid semi-annually, in the manner above directed; and in case of the death of any person embraced by the provisions of this act, or of the act to which it is supplementary, during the period intervening between the semi-annual payments directed to be made by said acts, the proportionate amount of pay which shall accrue between the last preceding semi-annual payment and the death of such person shall be paid to his widow, or, if he leave no widow, to his children.
[Approved, June 7, 1832.]
CHAPTER 131.- Approved, June 15, 1832.-Vol. 4, p. 533.
An Act to authorize the President to raise mounted riflemen for the defence of the
That the President of the United States be, and he is hereby, authorized to raise, either by the acceptance of volunteers, or enlistment for one year unless sooner discharged, six hundred mounted rangers, to be armed, equipped, mounted, and organized in such manner, and to be under such regulations and restrictions, as the nature of the service may, in his opinion, make necessary.
Sec. 2. That each of the said companies of rangers shall consist of one captain, one first, one second, and one third lieutenant, five sergeants, five corporals, and one hundred privates; the whole to form a battalion, and be commanded by a major.
Superseded by act of 2 March, 1883, chap. 76.
Sec. 3. That the said non-commissioned officers and privates shall arm and equip themselves unless otherwise ordered by the President, and provide their own horses, and shall be allowed each $1 per day as a full compensation for their services and the use of their arms and horses. The commissioned officers shall receive the same pay and emoluments as officers of the same grade in the army of the United States; and the officers shall be allowed forage for their horses, and be entitled to the same rations as those of the same grade in the army of the United States, respectively.
Sec. 4. That the officers, non-commissioned officers, and privates, raised pursuant to this act, shall be entitled to the like compensation, in case of disability by wounds or otherwise incurred in the service, as has heretofore been allowed to officers, non-commissioned officers, and privates in the military establishment of the United States; and shall be subjected to the rules and articles of war, and such regulations as have been or shall be established according to law for the government of the army of the United States, as far as the same may be applicable to the said rangers within the intent and meaning of this act, for the protection and defence of the Northwestern frontier of the United States.
Sec. 5. That the President of the United States, by and with the advice and consent of the senate, is hereby authorized to appoint all the officers proper to be appointed under this act; which appointments may be made during the recess of the senate, but shall be submitted to the senate at their next session for their advice and consent; and that the sum of $50,000 be, and the same is hereby, appropriated for the purpose of carrying this act into effect.
[Approved, June 15, 1832.]
CHAPTER 150.-Approved, June 28, 1832.— Vol. 4, p. 550.
An Act to increase the number of surgeons and assistant surgeons in the army of the
That the President be, and he is hereby, authorized, by and with the advice and consent of the senate, to appoint four additional surgeons and ten additional surgeon's mates, in the army of the United States.
CHAPTER 224.-Approved, July 14, 1832.—Vol. 4, p. 580.
An Act supplementary to the several Acte making appropriation for the ciril and ail tary service during the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-treo.
[EXTRACT.] Sec. 4. That it shall be the duty of the district paymasters of the army of the United States, in addition to the payments required
See 14 July, 1836, further increasing the medical staff, and sec. 2, chap. 163, 11 June, 1860, and see note to chap. 42, 3 August, 1861; and see chap. 51, 16 April 1862; chap. 55, &c.
to be made by them to the regular troops, to make payment to all other troops in the service of the United States, whenever required thereto by order of the President."
[Approved, July 14, 1832.]
CHAPTER 236.—Approved, July 14, 1832.—Vol. 4, p. 599.
An Act for the relief of the invalid pensioners of the United States. That an act entitled "An acta regulating the payments to invalid pensioners," approved the 3d day of March, 1819, be, and the same is hereby, repealed.
CHAPTER 237.-Approved, July 14, 1832.-Vol. 4, p. 600. An Act to amend the Act entitled “An Act for the relief of certain surviving officers
and soldiers of the army of the revolution.”
Third section of the act of May 15, 1828, chap. 53, not to embrace invalid pensioners, and the pension of invalid soldiers not to be deducted from the amount due them under that act.]
[By resolution 8, July 14, 1832, vol. 4, p. 607, resolution No. 7, approved 29 April, 1816, authorizing the President of the United States to employ a skilful assistant in the corps of engineers, repealed.]
RESOLUTION 9.- Approved, July 14, 1832.—Vol. 4, p. 608. Resolution in relation to the execution of the Act supplementary to the Act for the relief
of certain surviving officers and soldiers of the revolution. That, in the execution of the act supplementary to the act for the relief of certain surviving officers and soldiers of the revolution, approved June 7, 1832, the time of imprisonment as prisoners of war shall be taken and computed as a part of the period of service.
1 See act 2 March, 1833, chap. 61.
2 Chap. 81.
3 Chap. 126.
CHAPTER 31.- Approved, February 19, 1833.– Vol. 4, p. 612.
An Act to amend an Act entitled “An Act supplementary to the Act for the relief of cer
tain surviving officers and soldiers of the revolution.”
That the second section of the act entitled "An act supplementary to the act for the relief of certain surviving officers and soldiers of the revolution," approved 7 June, 1832, shall not be construed to embrace invalid pensioners, and that the pensions of invalid soldiers shall not be deducted from the amount receivable by them under the said act.
CHAPTER 61.-Approved, March 2, 1833.—Vol. 4, p. 644.
An Act making appropriation for the support of the army for the year one thousand
eight hundred and thirty-three.
[EXTRACT.] Sec. 2. That the secretary of war be authorized, at his discretion, out of the moneys appropriated by this or any former act for the payment of the militia ordered into the service of the United States, according to law, during the last year, to allow and pay to the district paymasters of the army of the United States employed in making such payments, a commission on the sums respectively paid by them, not exceeding one per centum upon the amounts.?
CHAPTER 68.- Approved, March 2, 1833.–Vol. 4, p. 647.
An Act to improve the condition of the non-commissioned officers and privater of the
army and marine corps of the United States, and to prevent desertion.
1. Army. Term of enlistment, and pay. Marine corps. Term of enlistment, and
pay. 6. No convict to be enlisted.
That from and after the passage of this act (all enlistments in the army of the United States shall be for three years;t and that the monthly pay of the non-commissioned officers and soldiers shall be as follows: viz. to each sergeant-major, quartermaster-sergeant, and chief musician, $16; to the first sergeant of a company, $15; to all other sergeants, $12 each; to each artificer, $10; to each corporal, $8; and to each musician and private soldier, $6.]
Sec. 2. That one dollar of the monthly pay of every musician and private soldier shall be retained until the expiration of the two first years' of their
1 Chap. 126. 2 See chap. 224, 14 July, 1832, and chap. 168, 12 Aug. 1848, post. 3 Part in brackets supplied by 5 July, 1838, chap. 162, sec. 16. * See acts of July, 1861 and 1862; and for pay of enlisted men, see same acts.
5 During whole term of enlistment, by 3 March, 1849, chap. 103, sec. S; $2 per month, by sec. 10, chap. 42, 3 Aug. 1861, and that repealed by chap. 200, sec. 10 17 July, 1862.
enlistment, when each shall receive the $24 retained pay which shall have so accrued: Provided, lle shall have served honestly and faithfully that portion of the term of his first enlistment.
Sec. 3.' That every able-bodied musician or private soldier who may reenlist into his company or regiment within two months before, or one month after, the expiration of his term of service, shall receive two months' extra pay, besides the pay and other allowances which may be due to him on account of the unexpired period of any enlistment.
Sec. 4. That every able-bodied musician or soldier who shall re-enlist into his company or regiment, as specified in the third section of this act, shall receive his full pay, at the rate of $6 per month, without any temporary deduction therefrom.
Sec. 5. That no premium to officers for enlisting recruits, nor bounties to recruits for enlisting, shall be allowed after the passage of this act.?
Sec. 6. That no person who has been convicted of any criminal offence shall be enlisted into the army of the United States.
Sec. 7. That the seventh section of the act entitled “ An act making further provision for the army of the United States," passed on the 16th Mar. 1812, be, and the same is hereby, repealed, so far as it applies to any enlisted soldier who shall be convicted by a general court-martial of the crime of desertion."
(Approved, March 2, 1833.]
CHAPTER 76.- Approved, March 2, 1833.– Vol. 4, p. 652.
An Ace for the more perfect defence of the frontiers. 1. Organisation of regiment of dragoons. 2. Pay when mounted. Pay when on
font 3. To serve on horse or foot, and subject to rules and articles of war, &c.
That, in lieu of the battalion of mounted rangers authorized by the act of the fifteenth of June, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-two,' there be established a regiment of dragoons, to be composed and organized as follows, to wit: one colonel, one lieutenant-colonel, one major, one quartermaster-sergeant, and two chief buglers, one adjutant, who shall be a lieutenant, one sergeant-major, one chief musician, and ten companies; each company to consist of one captain, one first lieutenant, and one second lieutenant, exclusive of the lieutenant who is to
Impety 3 and 4 appear to be supplied by 5 July, 1838, chap. 162, sec. 29. Extra Hay'sfrr enlistment ablished by sec. 9. chap. 42, 6 Aug. 1-61.
Imer chap. 14. sec. 3, 10 Dec. 1-14, for bounty to recruits, de; but see acts of July,
F1310k wholly abolished by sec. 3, chap. 54, 5 Aug. 1861.