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GENERAL ORDERS,

WAR DEPARTMENT,
No. 55.

WASHINGTON, April 7, 1905.
I.-So much of General Orders, No. 176, November 17, 1904,
War Department, as directs the headquarters and band, 7th
Cavalry, to sail for the Philippine Islands on June 1, 1905, is
modified so as to direct them upon arrival in San Francisco,
California, under the provisions of the above-mentioned order,
to delay there and to sail for Manila, Philippine Islands, on
July 1, 1905, instead. [997203, M. S. 0.]

II. The following changes in the stations of troops are ordered:

1. Lieutenant Colonel John McClellan, Artillery Corps; Sergeant Major John McKeeran, junior grade, Artillery Corps, and the 28th and 92d Companies of Coast Artillery will be relieved from duty in the Artillery District of Honolulu, Hawaii Territory, in time to embark on the transport scheduled to leave Manila, Philippine Islands, on June 15, 1905, for San Francisco, California, where upon arrival they will proceed to and take station as follows:

Lieutenant Colonel McClellan, Sergeant Major McKeeran, and the 28th Company at Fort Rosecrans, California.

The 92d Company at Fort Flagler, Washington.

One officer and a suitable guard of the artillery will remain at Honolulu for duty in connection with the transfer of property, etc., and will, after the completion thereof, proceed to San Francisco, California, on the transport scheduled to sail from Manila, Philippine Islands, on July 15, 1905.

2. Companies L and M, 10th Infantry, will be relieved from duty at the Presidio of San Francisco, California, and will embark on the transport sailing from San Francisco on July 1, 1905, for Honolulu, Hawaii Territory, for station.

Commanding officers of these organizations will make every proper effort to induce their men to make allotments of pay in favor of their dependent relatives, as provided in paragraph 1374, Army Regulations.

The commanding general, Pacific Division, is charged with the execution of the orders for these movements.

The Quartermaster's Department will furnish the necessary

transportation, the Subsistence Department suitable subsist. ence, and the Medical Department proper medical attendance and supplies.

3. Upon the departure of the 28th and 92d Companies of Coast Artillery the Artillery District of Honolulu will be discontinued.

(991215, M. S. O.) BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF WAR:

ADNA R. CHAFFEE,

Lieutenant General, Chief of Staff. (FFICIAL: F. C. AINSWORTH,

The Military Secretary.

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GENERAL ORDERS,

WAR DEPARTMENT,
No. 56.

WASHINGTON, April 7, 1905. By direction of the President, General Orders, No. 78, April 29, 1904, War Department, as amended by General Orders, No. 27, February 17, 1905, War Department, is further amended so as to fix the strength of infantry companies on duty at the Infantry and Cavalry School and Staff College, at Columbus Barracks, Ohio, and at Fort Slocum, New York, as follows:

The Infantry and Cavalry School and Staff College.
1 first sergeant.

2 musicians.
1 quartermaster sergeant.

1 artificer. 6 sergeants.

93 privates. 8 corporals.

2 cooks.

114

Columbus Barracks and Fort Slocum.

I first sergeant.

quartermaster sergeant.
5 sergeants.
8 corporals.
2 cooks.

2 musicians.
1 artificer.
72 privates.

92

(993093, M. S. 0.] BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF WAR:

ADNA R. CHAFFEE,

Lieuterant General, Chief of Staff.
OFFICIAL:
F. C. AINSWORTH,

The Military Secretary.

JUN-22 Rec'd

ORDERS

, April 7, 1905. Sections 8, 9, 11, and 13, paragraph II, General Orders, No. 65, April 6, 1904, War Department, are amended to read as follows:

8. When application is made for the detail of an officer of the Army at an institution to which an officer had not there. tofore been assigned, it shall be visited by an inspector or other suitable officer, who shall report to the War Department whether such detail should be made.

9. Officers detailed as professors of military science and tactics shall, at the end of each quarter, report in writing to The Military Secretary of the Army. A report shall also be made annually by an officer detailed especially for the purpose.

11. Pupils under military instruction shall be organized into companies and battalions of infantry, the drill and administration of which shall conform in all respects to that of the Army. The officers and the noncommissioned officers shall be selected by the professor of military science and tactics with the approval of the president of the institution according to the principles governing such selection at the United States Military Academy, and shall receive their commissions and warrants from the president of the institution.

13. At every institution of Class B, at which a professor of military science and tactics is detailed, it shall be provided in its regular schedule of studies that at least three hours per week for two years, or the equivalent thereof, shall be assigned for instruction in the military departinent, not less than twothirds of the total time to be devoted to practical drill, including guard mounting and other military ceremonies, and the remainder to theoretical instruction.

(997872, M. S. 0.] BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF WAR:

ADNA R. CHAFFEE,

Lieutenant General, Chief of Staff.
OFFICIAL:
F. C. AINSWORTH,

The Military Secretary.

JUN 2 2 Perid

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