Ordinance, 3 February 1841–A, as Published in Times and Seasons

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nels of Cavalry, and a guard of twelve Aids-de-Camp, with the rank of Captains of Infantry, and a Drill Officer, with the rank of Colonel of Dragoons, who shall likewise be the chief officer of the guard.
Sec. 5. The staff of the Major General shall consist of an Adjutant, a Surgeon-in-Chief, a Cornet, a Quarter Master, a Pay-Master, a Commissary, and a Chaplain, with the rank of Colonels of Infantry; a Surgeon for each Cohort, a Quarter Master Sergeant, Sergeant Major, and Chief Musician, with the rank of Captains of Light Infantry; and two Musicians, with the rank of Captains of Infantry.
Sec. 6. The staff of each Brigadier General shall consist of one Aaid-de-Camp, with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel of Infantry; provided that the said Brigadiers shall have access to the staff of the Major General when not otherwise in service.
Sec. 7. No officer shall hereafter be elected by the various companies of the , except upon the nomination of the Court Martial, and it is hereby made the duty of the Court Martial to nominate at least two candidates for each vacant office, whenever such vacancies occur.
Sec. 8. The Court Martial shall fill and supply all offices ranking between Captains and Brigadiers General by granting brevet commissions to the most worthy company officers of the line, who shall thereafter take rank and command according to the date of their brevets; provided that their original place in the line shall not thereby be vacated.
Sec. 9. The Court Martial consisting of all the military officers, commissioned or entitled to commissions, within the limits of the City corporation, shall meet at the office of Joseph Smith, on Thursday the 4th day of February 1841, at 10 o’clock A. M. and then, and there, proceed to elect the general officers of the Legion as contemplated [i]n the 3rd section of this ordinance.
10. The Court Martial shall adopt [f]or the Legion, as nearly as may be, [a]nd so far as applicable, the dicipline, [d]rill, uniform, rules and regulations, [o]f the Army.
Sec. 11. This ordinance shall take effect, and be in force, from and after its passage.
Passed. Eeb. 3rd, A. D. 1841.
, Mayor.
, Recorder. [p. 322]
nels of Cavalry, and a guard of twelve Aids-de-Camp, with the rank of Captains of Infantry, and a Drill Officer, with the rank of Colonel of Dragoons, who shall likewise be the chief officer of the guard.
Sec. 5. The staff of the Major General shall consist of an Adjutant, a Surgeon-in-Chief, a Cornet, a Quarter Master, a Pay-Master, a Commissary, and a Chaplain, with the rank of Colonels of Infantry; a Surgeon for each Cohort, a Quarter Master Sergeant, Sergeant Major, and Chief Musician, with the rank of Captains of Light Infantry; and two Musicians, with the rank of Captains of Infantry.
Sec. 6. The staff of each Brigadier General shall consist of one Aaid-de-Camp, with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel of Infantry; provided that the said Brigadiers shall have access to the staff of the Major General when not otherwise in service.
Sec. 7. No officer shall hereafter be elected by the various companies of the , except upon the nomination of the Court Martial, and it is hereby made the duty of the Court Martial to nominate at least two candidates for each vacant office, whenever such vacancies occur.
Sec. 8. The Court Martial shall fill and supply all offices ranking between Captains and Brigadiers General by granting brevet commissions to the most worthy company officers of the line, who shall thereafter take rank and command according to the date of their brevets; provided that their original place in the line shall not thereby be vacated.
Sec. 9. The Court Martial consisting of all the military officers, commissioned or entitled to commissions, within the limits of the City corporation, shall meet at the office of Joseph Smith, on Thursday the 4th day of February 1841, at 10 o’clock A. M. and then, and there, proceed to elect the general officers of the Legion as contemplated in the 3rd section of this ordinance.
10. The Court Martial shall adopt for the Legion, as nearly as may be, and so far as applicable, the dicipline, drill, uniform, rules and regulations, of the Army.
Sec. 11. This ordinance shall take effect, and be in force, from and after its passage.
Passed. Eeb. 3rd, A. D. 1841.
, Mayor.
, Recorder. [p. 322]
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