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3 he volunteers for such service; and will thereafter in like manner keep an eligible list of first sergeants and sergeants at their respective headquarters.

6. All previous orders, bulletins, and instructions, or parts thereof, in conflict with the provisions of this order are rescinded.

[2290794, A. G. O.] II__Paragraph 4, General Orders, No. 1, War Departinent, 1915, is amended to read as follows:

4. Annual allowance.-(a) Until further orders the annual allowance of small-arms ammunition, etc., will be issued and may be expended to the extent indicated by the Talues shown in the following tables : Officers:

Value Staff Corps or departments, excepting medical each. officers_--

$8.53 Engineers, dismounted

8. 53 Caralry---

9. 11 Field Artillery

1.40 Coast Artillery

5. 35 Infantry

8. 53 Philippine Scouts--

7.97 Porto Rico Regiment of Infantry

8. 53 Veterinarians: Cavalry

8. 53 Field Artillery

1. 40 Enlisted men :

Cavalry bands in the United States and Hawaii. 1. 84
Bands, except Cavalry, in the United States,

Canal Zone, Porto Rico, Hawaii, and Alaska. 1.40
Bands in the Philippine Islands, when required

to fire by the department commander, but not
to exceed the following allowances-
Cavalry

5. 91
Infantry

5. 35 Field Artillery

1. 40
Coast Artillery

5. 35
Staff Corps and departments, except as other-
wise prescribed

8. 53 Post noncommissioned staff

8. 53

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Value each. $8.53 7.17 9.11 1. 40 3.97 1. 40 1. 40 7.17 7.17 6.60 7.17

1.40 1. 40

8. 53 9. 11

Enlisted men-Continued.

Engineers, mounted---
Engineers, dismounted
Cavalry --
Field Artillery-
Coast Artillery-
Quartermaster Corps.
Signal Corps-----
Infantry
Porto Rico Regiment----
Philippine and Indian Scouts..
With Disciplinary Organizations.-
Additional allowances:
Sergeants of foot troops and company mu-

sicians----
Mounted men of Infantry----
Machine gun companies and troops:

Infantry

Cavalry
Disciplinary barracks guards:

For each guard at the United States Dis

ciplinary Barracks, Fort Leavenworth,

Kans., and Pacific branch, Alcatraz, Cal.
Prison guards:

Fo each guard at Fort William McKinley,

Rizal, P. I-----
Ammunition for hunting purposes for troops sta-
tioned in Alaska :
Signal Corps troops, each telegraph station

(includes ammunition for service rifle and

for shotguns) -
Other troops, per company (shotgun ammuni-

tion only) Guard cartridges:

For use in guarding prisoners confined at mili

tary posts, the necessary supply of guard car-
tridges, caliber .30, will be issued on requisi-

tion.
Disciplinary organizations:

For each member..

1. 30

1.30

15.00

23. 25

7.17

5

Value Machine guns:

each, For each machine gun in the hands of troops, except Coast Artillery----

--- $150.00 For each machine gun at the Mounted Service

School, the Army School of the Line, the
Army Signal School, and the Army Staff Col-

75.00 lege-----For machine-gun practice at coast defenses, as follows: San Francisco

125,00
Portland
Boston.---
Long Island Sound.

100.00
Southern New York..
Puget Sound ----
Manila Bay----
Narragansett Bay---

75.00
Chesa peake Bay-
Eastern New York...
Baltimore----
Charleston..
Savannah.

50.00
Pensacola
The Columbia...
Oahu.---
The Potomac.
New Bedford
The Delaware
Key West---
Tampa---
Mobile----

25. 00
New Orleans.
Galveston..
San Diego.
Subic Bay--

The Cape Fear.---
For each machine gun not belonging to ma-

chine-gun company or troop that is issued
for special purposes to organizations serving
in the Philippine Islands whenever, in the

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Machine guns—Continued.

Value

each. opinion of the department commander, the expenditure is considered necessary for the proper instruction of troops----

$25.00 In addition to the allowance of $150 for each machine gun in the hands of troops, there may be expended as much of the monetary allowance herein prescribed for the officers and enlisted men comprising machine-gun companies or troops as is not actually expended by them in the organizations to which they belong. The small arms ammunition which has not been thus expended will be transferred by the several organization commanders to which the officers and enlisted men belong to the commanding officers of the machine-gun companies or troops to which they are attached, and the invoices covering the transfers will give the number of officers and enlisted men whose ammunition allowances have been saved for expendi

ture in machine-gun practice. Recruit companies and recruits:

For permanent members of recruit companies

where ranges are available, the allowance
prescribed for enlisted men of Coast Artil-
lery; for all other members of recruit com Each,
panies ----

$0.75 Schools of instruction:

Per annum. United States Military Academy--

$5,000.00 Army School of the Line, Army Signal School, and Army Staff College_.

4,500.00 Mounted Service School..

720.00 School of Musketry---

15,000.00 Educational institutions having officers of the

Army detailed thereat and land-grant col-
leges: Allowance as stated in General Or-
ders, No. 70, War Department, November

18, 1913.
State and Territorial educational institutions,

and State soldiers and sailors' orphans'
homes: Allowance as stated in General Or-
ders, No. 14, War Department, January 23,

[2269270, A. G. O.)

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7 III__Section 1, Paragraph IV, General Orders, No. 22, War Department, 1913, as amended, is further amended to read as follows:

All enlisted men of the Signal Corps detached and serving at stations in the Eastern Department, except those on duty in the Canal Zone, will be regarded as members of Company G, Signal Corps, Fort Wood, N. Y., and their names will be borne on the rolls and other records of that company.

All enlisted men of the Signal Corps detached and serving at stations in the Canal Zone will be regarded as members of Telegraph Company H, Signal Corps, Fort Sam Houston, Tex., and their names will be borne on the rolls and other records of that company.

(2285020, A. G.O.) IV. The following instructions relative to the issue of the cavesson and longe to Cavalry organizations equipped with the old model Cavalry equipment are published for the information and guidance of all concerned :

The cavesson and longe adopted as part of the Cavalry equipment, model of 1912, for issue to Cavalry troops, is also authorized for issue to Cavalry organizations equipped with the old model Cavalry equipment in the ratio of one caresson and longe to 30 individual horses or the major portion thereof, the allowances at peace strength being as follows: For a troop, 2; for headquarters troop, 1; for machine-gun troop, 2.

[2287777, A. G. O.) V__Under the provisions of paragraph 201, Army Regulations, names of batteries are announced as follows:

ON THE ISLAND OF OAHU, HAWAII. Battery s. C. Mills, in honor of Col. Stephen 0. Mills, ['nited States Army, who died August 3, 1914.

Battery Dodge, in honor of Maj. Theodore A. Dodge, Infantry, United States Army, who died October 25, 1909.

Battery Hulings, in honor of Col. Thomas M. Hulings, 49th Pennsylvania Infantry, who was killed May 10, 1864, at Spottsylvania, Va.

Battery Barri, in honor of Capt. Thomas 0. Barri, 11th Infantry, United States Army, who was killed July 2, 1863, at Gettysburg, Pa.

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