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GENERAL ORDERS,

WAR DEPARTMENT,
No. 15.

WASHINGTON, Jarch 25, 1915.
1.1. Regimental commanders of Cavalry, Field Artillery,
and Infantry, battalion commanders of Engineers, and coast
defense commanders in case of Coast Artillery companies
serving under them will submit, through the department
commanders concerned, to The Adjutant General of the
army on June 30 of each year, for the fiscal year ending
on that date, a tabulated report showing for each troop,
battery, or company of their respective organizations and
for each regimental headquarters the statistical data called
for under the following headings:
2. Number of officers present.
6. Number of enlisted men.
e. Number of serviceable private mounts.
d. Number of serviceable public mounts.
e. Number of expert riflemen.
1. Sumber of sharpshooters,
9. Number of marksmen.
h. Number of reenlisted men.
į Number of men in first year's service.
j. Number of convictions by summary court during year.
k. Number of convictions by special court during year.
1. Number of convictions by general court during year.
i. Number of desertions during year.
11. Number of men discharged under Par. 1481, A. R.
9. Number of men dishonorably discharged.
D. Number of captains, first lieutenants, and second lieu-
tenants, respectively, and of commanding officers of each
troop, battery, or company during year, with date of assign-
ment of each officer.

q. Number of battalion or squadron commanders during year, with date of assignment of each commander.

F. Value of property lost by desertion during year. 8. Value or ordnance property issued to replace unserviceable property during year.

t. Value of quartermaster property issued to replace unserviceable property during year.

4. Amount of troop, battery, or company fund on June 30. r. Total disbursements from that fund during year. 2. Form No. 531, A. G. O., for rendering the tabulated report. will be furnished from The Adjutant General's Office to the commanding officers concerned.

[2263552, A. G. 0.]

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II__Paragraph II, General Orders, No. 97, War Department, 1910, as amended by Paragraph II, General Orders, No. 45, War Department, 1912, is amended to read as follows:

1. Deserters' outer clothing (other than that abandoned by deserters at the several recruit depots) and such other damaged and unserviceable clothing as may be designated by inspectors for issue to prisoners, will be transferred, under the provisions of paragraph 117, Army Regulations. as amended, to the Philadelphia depot of the Quartermaster Corps. Outer garments of distinctive uniform clothing abandoned by deserters at recruit depots will be transferred to the quartermasters of the United States Disciplinary Barracks and its branches as follows:

From Fort Slocum, N. Y., to the Atlantic Branch, United States Disciplinary Barracks, Fort Jay, N. Y.

From Columbus Barracks, Ohio, Jefferson Barracks, Mo., and Fort Logan, Colo., to the United States Disciplinary Barracks, Fort Leavenworth, Kans.

From Fort McDowell, Cal., to the Pacific Branch, United States Disciplinary Barracks, Alcatraz, Cal.

2. Special requisitions for clothing provided for issue to general prisoners, separate from requisitions for clothing required for issue to enlisted men, will be forwarded directly to the Philadelphia depot of the Quartermaster Corps. Old pattern or damaged shoes and underwear or deserters' clothing (other than outer garments) on hand at posts, not suitable for issue to enlisted men, may be issued to general prisoners.

[2237689 F-A. G. 0.] BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF WAR:

TASKER H. BLISS, Brigadier General, Acting Chief of Staff. OFFICIAL: H. P. MCCAIN,

The Adjutant General.

GENERAL ORDERS,

WAR DEPARTMENT,
No. 16.

Washington, March 26, 1915. Before a general court-martial which convened at Vera Cruz, Mexico, November 2, 1914, pursuant to Special Orders, No. 134, C'nited States Expeditionary Forces, Vera Cruz, October 27, 1914, and of which Maj. EDWARD M. LEWIS, 19th Infantry, was president, and Capt. ARTHUR W. Brown, acting judge advocate, was judge advocate, was arraigned and tried

Second Lieut. John O'Keefe Taussig, 7th Infantry. CHARGE I.—"Conduct unbecoming an officer and a gentleuan, in violation of the 61st Article of War."

Specification 1.-"In that Second Lieutenant John O'Keefe Tgussig, Seventh L. S. Infantry, haring made in compliance with orders a memorandum record of his work, stud and absences with hours thereof for October 1, 2, 3, 5, 6 and 7, 1914, in words and figures as follows:

Thursday Oct-1-1914.
7-9 Drill.
10-12 Co Collection Etc
23 Studied Spanish
34

Sig Drill.
+Mdnt-Out.

'Friday Oct-2-1914.
7-8 Drill Bn & Co Comdt Co.
8-9 Studied

nish
9-10

Army Regulation Art II-III
10-12 Went to town on Official Business

Permission Lt Peck & Capt Thorne.
2-5 Slept.
8-11 Out.

'Saturday Oct-3-1914.
9-10 A. M. Inspection-
10:30-11:30 Vera Cruz Official Business.
11:30–8:00 P. M. Out.

Monday Oct-5-1914.
7-9:30-Drill Co in support for Bn.
10:00–11:30-City Official Business for Co Comdr.
11:30 Went on Officer of Day
1:00-2:00 Studied Spanish
2:00-2:30 Checked Muster Roll
3:00-4:30 Played Tennis.
5:15 Took Retreat-Inspected Arms.
11-12 Studied Rules Land Warfare.

"Tuesday Oct-6-1914
1:00 A. M. Inspected Relief.
10-11 Guard Duty Etc
1-2 Spanish
2-3 Army Reg
411 Out.

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Wednesday Oct-7-1914.
7-9 Swimming
9–10 Studied Rules of Land Warfare
10:30–12:00 City Depot Q. M.
34 Spanish

6-12 Out.' did with intent to deceive submit said record to his company commander, Captain G. S. Turner, 7th U. S. Infantry, well knowing that such record was incorrect in that he, Lieutenant Taussig, had not on October 1, 5, 6 and 7, 1914, or on any one of such dates studied the subjects under them, respectively, either during the time indicated by him or during any other time. This at Vera Cruz, Mexico, on October 8, 1914."

Specification 2.—“In ihat Second Lieutenant John O'Keefe Taussig, Seventh U. S. Infantry, having made in compliance with orders and submitted to his company commander, Captain G. S. Turner, Seventh U. S. Infantry, a memorandum record of his, Taussig's work, study and absences, with hours thereof, for October 1, 2, 3, 5, 6 and 7, 1914, in words and figures as follows:

"Thursday Oct 1–1914.
7-9 Drill.
10-12 Co Collection Etc
2-3 Studied Spanish
3 4

Sig Drill.
4-Mdnt-Out.

'Friday Oct-2–1914.
7-8 Drill Bn & Co Comdt Co.
8-9 Studied Spanish
9-10

Army Regulations Art II-III
10–12 Went to town on Official Business

permission Lt Peck & Capt Thorne.
2-5 Slept.
8-11 Out.

‘Saturday Oct 3-1914.
9-10 A. M. Inspection--
10:30-11:30 Vera Cruz Official Business.
11:30–8:00 P. M. Out.

'Monday Oct 5–1914.
7-9:30 Drill Co in support for Bn.
10:00–11:30-City Official Business for Co Comdr.
11:30 Went on Officer of Day
1:00-2:00 Studied Spanish
2:00–2:30 Checked Muster Roll.
3:00-4:30 Played Tennis.
5:45 Took Retreat-Inspected Arms.
11-12 Studied Rules Land War fare.

"Tuesday Oct-6-1914
1:00 A. M. Inspected Relief.
10–11 Guard Duty Etc

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