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NATIONAL HOME FOR DISABLED VOLUNTEER SOLDIERS (Continued). Cooke; treasurer, W. W. Martin; surgeon, John L. Fryer. Pacific, Santa Monica, Cal.: governor, 0. H. La Grange; treasurer, T. J. Cochrane; surgeon, 0. C. McNary. Marion, Marion, Ind.; governor, Geo. W. Steele; treasurer, J. W. Miles; surgeon, Harry MIE Fler. Danville, Danville, Il governor, Isaac Clements; treasurer, M, J. Barges; surgeon, D. C. Jones, Mountain, Johnson City, Tenn.: governor, J. P. Smith; treasurer, P. E. Divine; surgeon, E. T. West. Battle Mountain Sanitarium Hot Springs, S.
governor and surgeon, R. D. Jennings.
The requirements for admission include an honorable discharge from the United Btates service and disability which prevents the applicant from earning his living by labor. Soldiers or sailors whose pensions exceed $16 a month are not eligible unless the reasons are explained to the manager and are satisfactory to him,
There are also thirty State homes, located as follows: Veterans Home ot CallI fornia, Yountville; Colorado Soldiers and Sailors' Home, Monte Vista; Fitch's Home for Soldiers, Noroton, Conn.; Idaho State Soldiers' Home, Boisé; Illinois Soldiers and Sailors' Home, Quincy: Indiana State Soldiers' Home, Lafayette; Iowa State Soldiers Home, Marshalltown; Kansas State Soldiers' Home, Fort Dodge; Massachusetts State Soldiers' Home, Chelsea; Michigan State Soldiers' Home, Grand Rapids; Minnesota State Soldiers' Home, Minnehaha; Missouri State Federal Soldiers' Home, St. James; Montana State Soldiers' Home, Columbia Falls; Nebraska State Soldiers and Sailors' Home, Grand Island; Nebraska State Soldiers and Sailors' Home, Milford; New Hampshire state Soldiers' Home, Tilton; New Jersey State Soldiers' Home, Kearny; New-jersey State Home for Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and Their Wives, Vineland; New-York State
Solaters and Sailors Home, Bath; New-York State Woman's Relief Corps Home, OxIl cord: North Dakota State Soldiers' Home, Lisbon, Ohio State Soldiers' Home, San
dusky: Oregon State Soldiers' Home, Roseburg, Pennsylvania State Soldiers and Sailors Home. Erie; Rhode Island State Soldiers' Home, Bristol; South Dakota State Soldiers' U Home, Hot Springs; Vermont State Soldiers' Home, Bennington; Washington State Sol
diers' Home, Orting; Wisconsin Veterans' Home, Waupaca; Wyoming State Soldien' || Home, Buffalo,
THE NATIONALIZED MILITIA, 1906. An act of Congress, approved Jan, 21, 1903, defined as the organized militia of the il El United States the regularly enlisted, organized and unifornied militia of the various A states and territories and provided that the organization, armarnent and discipline Il of this militia should be within five years from the date of the approval of the act H the same as those preseribed for the regular and volunteer forces of the United States. 91. The federal government now issues stores and supplies to the militia and conducts
toint manquvres of regular and militia forces. The following table gives the militia strength in each state and territory, the state headquarters and names of state ad futants general.
.......... | New Hampshire
New-Jersey | New-Mexico .... | New-York.
North Carolina ... I North Dakota ...
Phoenix...... Col. Benjamin W. Leavell,
Little Rock..Maj. Gen, Charles Jacobsen.
Denver....... Brig. Gen. Burkeley Wells.
Hartford..... Brig. Gen, George M. Cole.
Washington..Lieut. Col. Lloyd M. Brett.
Tallahassee.. Maj. Gen. J. C. R. Foster, 2,760
Atlanta...... Brig. Gen. S. W. Harris. 416
Honolulu..... Col. John H. Soper. 673 Boise.........Brig. Gen, David Vickers. 5,929 Springfield... Brig. Gen. Thomas W. Scott. 1,996
Indianapolis.. Brig. Gen. Oran Perry. 2,609 Des Moines... Brig. Gen. William H. Thrift. 1,155
Topeka....... Brig. Gen, J. W. F. Hughes. 1,372 Frankfort.... Brig. Gen. Henry R. Lawrence 1,521 Baton Rouge. Maj. Gen. D. T. Stafford. 1,201 Augusta ...... Maj. Gen. A. B. Farnham. 1,942 Annapolis.... Maj. Gen. Clinton L. Riggs. 5,568 Boston....... Brig ... Brig. Gen. James A. Frye.
tren, 2,667 Lansing...... Brig. Gen. Wm. T. MeGurrin. 1,998
St. Paul...... Brig. Gen. Fred B. Wood.
421 Helena....... Brig. Gen, A. M. Alderson.
Carson City.. Brig. Gen. Lemuel Allen.
Trenton.... Brig. Gen. R. Heber Breintnal) 298
Santa Fe..... Brig. Gen. A. P. Tarkington, 14,017 Albany.
Brig. Gen. Nelson H. Henry. 1,867 (Raleigh...... Brig. Gen. Thos. R. Robertson. 635
Pismarck .....Brig. Gen. H. M, Creel. 5,859
Columbus.... (Brig. Gen. A. B. Critehfield.
Bab Gen. A. Heberapkington,
THE NATIONALIZED MILITLA, 1906--(Continued).
officers and men. Heauquarters. Adjutants general Oklahoma ......
771 (Guthrie...... Brig. Gen. Alva J, Niles. Oregon .........
1,063 *Portland ..... Brig. Gen. Wm. E, Fazer, Pennsylvania ..
9,884 Harrisburg ... Brig. Gen. Thomas J. Stew' Rhode Island ...
1,066 Providence...Brig. Gen. Fred'c M. Sacisti. South Carolina
Columbia..... Prig. Gen, John D. Frost. South Dakota
Pierre...... Brig. Gen. C. H, Engelsby. Tennessee
Nashville.. Brig. Gen, Harvey H, Hannah Texas
2.152. Austin....... Brig. Gen. John A. Hulen, Utah ...
Salt Lake City Brig. Gen. Raymond C. Naylor. Vermont ..
Montpelier... Brig. Gen. Wm. H. Gilmore. Virginia ......
2,133 Richmond.... Brig. Gen. Charles J. Anderson. Washington ...,
738 Jolympia...... Brig. Gen, Ortis Hamilton West Virginia ..,
1,011 Charleston... Brig. Gen. S. B. Baker. Wisconsin
2,897 Madison......Brig. Gen, C. R. Boardman. Wyoming
353 Cheyenne.... Brig. Gen. P, A. Gatchell. Total.....
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UNITED STATES MILITARY ACADEMY.
situated at West Point, N. Y. SUPERINTENDENT, COLONEL HUGH L. SCOTT, U. & A. The United States Military Academy at West Point was founded in 1802. Each I Congress district and Territory, the District of Columbia and Porto Rico is entitled to have one cadet at the academy. Each State is also entitled to have two cadets at the Academy from the State at large. Forty are also appointed from the United States I at large. The appointments (except those from the United States at large and from
the District of Columbia) are made by the Secretary of War at the request of the Senator. Representative or Delegate in Congress and the person appointed must be an actual resident of the State, District or Territory from which the appointment is made.
The appointments from the United States at large and from the District of Columbia I are specially conferred by the President. The appointment of the cadet from Porto Rico is made by the President on the recommendation of the Resident Commissioner from Porto Rico. The nun.ber of students is thus limited to 522.
Appointments are required by law to be made one year in advance of date of admission, and may be made either after corapetitive examination or given direct, at the option of the Representative. For each candidate appointed there may be nominated two alternates, who will be examined with the regular norninee, and one of whom may be admitted in the event of the latter's failure to pass the prescribed preliminary examinations. Appointees to the Military Academy must be between seventeen and twenty-two years of age at date of admission, at least five feet three inches in height. weigh 100 pounds. be unmarried, free from any infectious or moral disorder and. segerally from any deformity disease or infirniity; must be well versed in reading. in writing, including orthography, in arithmetic, and have a knowledge of the elements of English grammar, of descriptive geography (particularly of the United States). and of the history of the United States. The course of instruction requires four years, and is largely mathematical and professional,
The principal subjects taught are mathematics, French, drawing, tactics of all arms of the service, natural and experimental philosophy, chemistry, mineralogy, geology and electricity history, international, constitutional and military law. Spanish and civil and military engineering and science of war. Academic duties commence SeuItember 1 and continue until June 1. Examinations are held in each December and
June, and cadets deficient in either conduct or studies are discharged. From about the middle of June to the end of August cadets live in camp, engaged only in military duties and receiving practical military instruction. Cadets are allowed but one leave ol absence during the four years' course and, as a rule, it is granted at the expiration of the first two years. The pay of a cadet, with commutation for ration, is $609 50 a year, and with proper economy is sufficient for his support. Upon graduating cadets are commissioned as second lieutenants in the United States Army
MANNER OF APPLICATION.-Applications may be made at any time, by letter. to the Secretary of War, to have the applicant's nane registered for submission to the proper Representative when a vacancy occurs. The application must exhibit the full name date of birth and permanent abode of applicant, with the number of the I Congress district in which his residence is situated. Immediately after his admission. land before receiving his warrant of appointment, the cadet must sign the following Hengagement for service, in the presence of the Superintendent or some officer deputed by him: "I, -of the State (or Territory) of
yearsI months, do herel y engage with the consent of my parent or fuardian) that, from the I date of may admission as a cadet of the United States Military Academy, I will serve Il in the Army of the United States for eight years, unless Sooner discharged by competent authority. In the presence --
" The candidate must then take the following oath or affirmation: "'I,
do Sulemnly swear that I will supi port the Constitution of the United States, and bear true allegiance to the National Government: that I will maintain and defend the sovereignty of the United States Daramount to any and all allegiance, sovereignty or tealty I may cwe to any State or country whatsoever, and that I will at all times obey the legal orders of my superior officers, and the rules and articles governing the armies of the United States."
UNITED STATES SOLDIERS' HOME COMMISSION. Commissioners-Major General F. C. Ainsworth, the Military Secretary, president; Quartermaster General Charles F. Humphrey, Commissary General Henry G. Sharpe, Surgeon General Robert M. O'Reilly, Rudge Advocate General G. B. Davis, Brigadier General Alexander Mackenzie, Chief of Engineers, and Brigadier General Hamilton S. Hawkins (retired); secretary of the board, N. Hershler
Officers of the United States Soldiers' Home, Washington-Brigadier General Hamilton S. Hawkins (retired), governor; Brigadier General Edw. B. Williston (retired), depu!y governor; Major Henry M, Kendall (retired), secretary and treasurer: Major Wm. H. Arthur, attending surgeon.
TROOPS IN WARS OF THE UNITED STATES.
1 Years. I Troops. Revolution ......
1775-1783 395,330 Cherokee troubles...... (1836-1837 3,926 Northwest Indians..... 1790-1795 8,9831 | Florida Indians..... 1835-18431 29, 253 With France (naval).. 1798-1800 4,5931 Aroostook troubles..... 1838-1839 1,500 With Tripoli (naval).. 1801-1805 3,330 Mexican
.1846-1848 108,475 | Creek Indians.......... 1813-18141
(Apache, Navajo & Utah (1849-1955). 2,561 | War of 1812.......... 1812-1815
| Civil War............. (1861-1865|2,778,304 I Seminole Indians..... 1817-18181
Seminole Indians...... 1856-18581 3,687 Black Hawk Indiars... (1831-1832 5.031 Spanish War..........
1 1898 i 298,913 Creek Indians......... |1836-1837 12,4831
CIVIL WAR STATISTICS. Number of enlistments in the army, navy and marine corps in the war of 1861-65. taken from latest revised reports of the government; many men who served in the war enlisted two or three times and are counted that number of times in the table:
| White | Sailors
troops and Colored Territories, etc. of army. (marines. troops. Territories, etc. of army.marines. troops. Alabama ..... 2,5761
8,344 Arkansas ... 8,289 Nebraska ....
3,157 California . 15,725
1,080 Colorado. 4,903 New Hampshire 32,930
125 Connecticut 51,937 2,163 1,764 New Jersey .... 67,500
New Mexico ... 6,561 Delaware ..... 11,236
954 New York .... 404,8051 39,9201 4,125 | Dist. of Colum
3,269 North Carolina. 3,1561 Florida 1,2901
Ohio ......... 304,8141 3,2741 5,092 Ilinois 255,057 1 2,224 1,811 Oregon ........
1,8101 Indiana ... 193,748
1,537 Pennsylvania. 315,017 14,307 8,612 I lowa ......
1,837 Kansas i...
1,965 | Louisiana .. 6,224 Vermont ..... 32,5491
64,9731 6,030 104 Washington .... Maryland ....
196 Massachusetts 122.781 19,983 3,966 | Wisconsin .. 91,029
165 Michigan .... 85,479 498 1,387 Indian Nation..
13,530 Minnesota . ... 23,913 104 : Colored troops.
99,337 Mississippi .... 845
Totals ....... 12,493,386
12,493, 366105,963|178,975 Number of deaths, by causes, ir. the U. S. Army during the Civil War: En
En-] Causes of death, | Or- listed Totals. Causes of death. Jol- listed Totals. ficers. men.
(ficers. | men. Killed in action...... 1 4,142 62,916 67,058 | Killed after capture.)
90 Died of wounds re
865) ceived in action....
2,223 40,789 43,012 | Executed by U, S. Died of disease. ... 2,795 221,791 /224,586 military auth'ties,
2671 267 Accidental deaths
Executed by enemy. i.
64 except by drown
Died from sunstroke
308 313 ing)
142 3,972 4,114 'Other known causes 62 1,972 2,034 Drowned
4,838 4,944 Causes not stated... 281 12,093 12, 121 Murdered ..
4831 5201 Totals ........... 9,584 349,9441359, 528
Indians. Number not credited on the quota of any State. This item includes an deaths resulting from quarrels, riots and the like, which are not definitely reported as murder; from being shot for insubordination or by provost guards or sentinels in attempting to escape or pass the lines; from exhaustion of exposure; killed while depredating upon the property of citizens, and all other causes not mentioned in the foregoing table. Desertions (estimated by War Department), 117,247. No trustworthy deductions with regard to the nativity of soldiers in service during the Civil War can be made from any existing statistics
| After After | After | After
five ten fifteen twenty
service service service service
After After After After
Avel ten fifteen twenty
Lieutenant-general ......... ....$11,000 00
6,800 00 Colonel .......
8,500 00 2 Lieutenant-colonel.. ...........
1.500 00 Chaplain ..... ......*
291 67 1,875 00
163 00 180 00 195 00 210 00 1,350 00
160 00 173 33 156 671,200 00
110 00 120 00
122 50 157 50
pay of captadter-generat in addition
The maximuın pay of a colonel 18, by law, $4,500 per annum.
NOTES ---Cuder Sec. 1,201, Revised Statutes, an aide-de-camp to a major-general is allowed $200 a year in addition to the pay
Retired officers receive 75 per cent of pay salary and increase) of their rank. Retired officers detailed for duty at colleges
Mileage, from and after July 1, 1898, is allowed to officers travelling on duty under orders at the rate of seven cents per mile,
The nonthly pay of enlisted men in the Army is as follows: Artillery, Infantry and cavalry-Privates, $13; corporals, $15;
setzeant, 830 pay of others
en is allurgeon,
NAVAL STATIONS AND COMMANDERS.
(Correited to December 1. 1900) Atlantie Feet (Rear Admiral Bobler D Еians, rominander-in-clie!).- First Squadron--First Division: Maine, Missouri. Kentuckri hearsarge. Second Divis,'T (Rear Admiral Charles H. Davis, ronimanring Allama. Illinois, lona, Indians Second Torpedo Flotilla (Lieutenant Commander Edwin A. Anderson, ommal c. ing): Hopkins, Lawrence, Ma donough. Whipple, "Truxtun. Wurden. Santo De mingo Division (Captain W. H. H. Southerland, commanding): Dixie, Newport Don Juan de Austria, Dubuque Marietta l'aduai., Scorpion
Pacific Squadron (Rear Admiral William T. Swinburne, commander-in-chie! - Chicago, Boston, Princeton, Yorktown. Paui Jones, Preble
Asiatie Fleet (Rear Admiral Willard | Brownson, commander-in-chie! Special Service Squadron --West Virginia, Colorado, Maryland, Pennsylvania. Guri boat Division-callao, Villalobos, Quiros, t'oncord, El Cano, Helena, Wilmington Cruiser Squadron-Baltimore, Cincinnati, Raleigh, Galveston, Chattanooga Philippine Squadron (Rear Admiral James H. Dayton, commanding Rainbow Arayat, Pampanga, Paragua First Torpedo Flotilla Lieutenant Clark H. Wood. ward, commanding) --Barry, Bainbridge, (hauncey, Dale, Decatur.
Naval Station, Boston.- Rear Admiral Albert S. Show, commandant.
Naval Station, Norfolk.Rear Admirai Purnell F. Harrington (retired), com mandant
Naval Station, Narragansett Bay.--Rear Admiral Charles M. Thomas, Superintendent Naval Trainirs Service.
Naval Station, Portsmouth, X. 11.- Rear Admiral William M. Mead, com mandant.
Naval Station, Washington, D. C Captain Eugene H. C. Leutze, commandant
Naval Station. Mare Island, Cal.- Rear Admiral Henry W. Lyon, commandan
Navy Yard, Puget Sound, Wash.-- Rear Admiral William T. Burwell, com mandant.
Naval Home. Philadelphia.Rear Admiral Nico!! Ludlow (retired), governo
Naval Observatory, Washington, D. C.--Rear Admiral Asa Walker, Superintendent. NAVAL OFFICERS ABOVE THE GRADE OF LIEUTENANT.
Date of appointment. Date of retirement George Dewey......
.................. Mar. 2, 1899
(Ranking with major general.) Robley D. Evang............
...... Feb. 11, 1901
Aug. 18, 1908 James H. Sands......
..... Apr. 11, 1902
July 12, 1907 Charles D. Sigsbee....
... Aug. 10, 1903
Jan. 16, 1907 Caspar F. Goodrich..
...... Feb. 17, 1904
, 1909 Charles H. Davis....
......... Aug. 24, 1904
Aug. 28, 1907 Joseph E. Craig.....
.....Dec. 28, 1904
Feb. 2 1907 Charles M. Thomas.
...Jan. 12. 1905
Oct. 1. 1908 Albert S. Snow.....
... ..Feb. 21, 1905
Nov. 18, 1907 George C. Reiter...
...Mar. 31, 1905
July 6. 1907 Willard H. Brownson..
July & 1907 William W. Mead........
.......July 1, 1905
1907 (Ranking with brigadier general.) Charles H. Stockton.
.....Jan 7, 1800
Oct. Asa Walker...
..Jan 7, 1906
1907 Henry W. Lyon.....
....Feb. 19, 1906
1907 James H. Dayton...
......Feb. 28 , 1906
Oct. 1908 Charles S. Sperry.... .........May 26, 1906
1909 | William T. Burwell...
July 1908 Robert M, Berry......
........June 29, 1906
Jan. 1908 Samuel W. Very..
....July 22, 1906
Apr. William T. Swinburne..........
July 22, 1906
Aug. 24. 1989 Joseph N. Hemphill.
...........Aug. 6, 1900
June 18 1909 William H. Emory.
....Nov. 2 1906
Dec, 17, 1908
1 Name Date app't'a.Name Date app'ta. (Rank with colonel.) Merrell, John P. Sept. 26, 01 Swift, William. ..Feb. 02 Name. Date app't'a. Leutze, E. H. C. Oct. 9, 01 Ross, Albert..... Apr. 11, 02 Bicknell, Geo. A.May 12, 01 Sebree, Uriel...,.Oct. 9, Chover, Rich'dson. Apr, 11 Ackley, 'Seth M.. Apr. 8, 041 Couden, Albert R.Jan, 15, 02 (Miller, Jas M... Apr. 29, 02 TIey. Beni. F...Sept. 2, 01 Pendleton, E. C..Jan 21 02 Colby, H, G. 0... June