Sec. 1. Be it ordained by the City Council of the City of , That the inhabitants of the City of , and such citizens of as may unite by voluntary enrollment, be, and they are hereby organized into a body of independent military men, to be called the “Nauvoo Legion,” as contemplated in the 25th section of “An act to incorporate the City of ,” approved, December 16, 1840.
Sec. 2. The Legion shall be, and is hereby, divided into two Cohorts,—the horse troops to constitute the first Cohort, and the foot troops to constitute the second Cohort.
Sec. 3. The general officers of the Legion shall consist of a Lieutenant General, as the chief commanding and reviewing officer, and President of the Court Martial, and Legion; a Major General, as the second in command of the Legion, the Secretary of the Court Martial, and Legion, and Adjutant and Inspector General; a Brigadier General, as commander of the first Cohort; and a Brigadier General, as commander of the second Cohort.
Sec. 4. The staff of the Lieutenant General shall consist of two principal Aids-de-Camp, with the rank of Colo [p. 321]