THIRTY—NlNTH CONGRESS. Sess. I. Ch. 176. 1866. 91 struction of roads, and on other constant labor, for periods of not less than ten days, under the acts of March second, eighteen hundred and nineteen, 1?1g,ch. ugk and August fourth, eighteen hundred and nfty-four, including those em- 1g,?,; §_,é,g_ ployed as clerks at division and department headquarters; expenses of v01.x.p.a·1c. expresses to and from the hontier posts and armies in the field; of escorts to paymasters and other disbursing officers and to trains where military escorts caunotbe furnished; expenses of the interment of officers killed in action or who die when on duty in the field, or at posts on the frontiers, or at other posts and places when ordered by the Secretary of War, and of non-commissioned officers and soldiers; authorized office furniture; hire of laborers in the quartermaster’s department, including the hire of interpreters, spies, and guides for the army; compensation of clerks to officers of the quartermaster’s department; compensation of forage and wagon masters, authorized by the act of July fifth, eighteen hundred and 1838, cn. 162, thirty-eight; for the apprehension of deserters, and the expenses incident WSL v_ p_ 25, to their pursuit; and for the following expenditures required for the several regiments of cavalry, the batteries of light artillery, and such companies of infantry as may be mounted, viz: the purchase of travelling forges, blacksmithé? and shoeing tools, horses’ and mule shoes and nails, iron and steel for shoeing, hire of veterinary surgeons, medicines for horses and mules, picket ropes, and for shoeing the horses of the corps named; also, generally, the proper and authorized expenses for the movements and operations of an army not expressly assigned to any other department, one million dollars. For the purchase of cavalry and artillery horses, seven hundred and 9”¤l¤Z wd thirteen thousand one hundred dollars. "mmy ms"' For transportation of officers’ baggage, fifty thousand dollars. 0m°°”` b“8' For transportation of the army, including the baggage of the troops gig,;QSp0m¤m_ when moving, either by land or water; of clothing, camp, and garrison equipage, from the depots at Philadelphia, Cincinnati, and New York to the several posts and army depots, and from those depots to the troops in the field; and of subsistence stores from the places of purchase, and from the places of delivery under contract, to such places as the circumstances of the service may require them to be sent; of ordnance, ordnance stores, and small arms, from foundries and armories to the arsenals, fortifications, frontier-posts, and army depots; freights, wharfage, tolls, and ferriages; for the purchase and hire of horses, mules, oxen, and harness, and the purchase and repair of wagons, carts, and drays, and of ships and other sea-going vessels and boats required for the transportation of supplies and for garrison purposes; for drayage and cartage at the several posts; hire of teamsters; transportation of funds for the pay and other disbursing departments; the expense of sailing public transports on the various Public tran. rivers, the Gulf of Mexico, and the Atlantic and Pacific; and for pro- P¤¤‘*¤- curing water at such posts as, from their situation, require it to be brought Water. from a distance; and for clearing roads, and removing obstructions from _ Obstructions roads, harbors, and rivers, to the extent which may be required for the ;‘;5°§gfL;;'_°”· actual operations of the troops in the field, five million dollars. For hire of commutation quarters for omcers on military duty; hire Him of quarof quarters for troops; of storehouses for the safe keeping of military tm' stores; of grounds for summer cantonments; for the construction of temporary huts, hospitals, and stables, and for repairing public buildings at established posts, six hundred and twenty-four thousand and thirty-eight _ _ d°l*¤¤‘¤· of ii.‘L"Z.'1%§·'T°’°“ For contingencies of _ the army, one hundred thousand dollars. Medical and For the medical and hospital department, five hundred thousand dollars. h°sPl*”·l d°P“"* For repairs, improvements, and new machinery at the national armory, miiiigibm u,, one hundred thousand dollars. mory. For repairs and improvements at arsenals, including new, and additions hmnak- ? Ipresent, buildings, and machinery, tools, and fixtures, fifty thousand o ars.
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