Ordinance, 12 July 1842–B, as Published in the Wasp
Nauvoo City Council, Ordinance, , Hancock Co., IL, 12 July 1842. Version published in “An Ordinance, to Amend an Ordinance Entitled an Ordinance Organizing the Nauvoo Legion, Passed Feb. 3d. 1841,” Wasp, 30 July 1842, .
An Ordinance, to amend an Ordinance entitled an Ordinance organizing the , passed Feb. 3d, 1841.
Sec. 1. Be it, and it is hereby ordained by the City Council of the City of , That the Lieutenant General of the Nauvoo Legion shall not be required to act as the president of any Court Martial, or of the Legion; also, that he may add to his staff a Chief Chaplain, with the rank of Colonel.
Sec. 2. That officers may be elected without being nominated by the court Martial, and that all vacancies shall be filled by lawful elections, and not by granting Brevet commissions.
Sec. 3. That the General officers may appoint such officers in their respective staffs as may be in conformity with the rules and regulations of the Army.
Sec. 4. That so much of the 3d section of the Ordinance organizing the Nauvoo Legion, approved Feb. 3d, 1841, as authorizes the Major General to act as the Secretary of the Court Martial and Legion, and Adjutant, and Inspector General, is hereby repealed.
Sec. 5. This Ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage, notwithstanding any thing to the contrary heretofore enacted.