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FGRTYFIFTH CONGRESS. Sess. II. (JH. 263. 1878. 147 SUBSISTENGE DEPARTMENT.—FOP subsistence of regular troops, In- Subsistence. dian scouts and guides, and Indian prisoners, which shall include coffee and cooked rations for troops traveling on cars and other conveyances, two million three hundred and fifteen thousand dollars, less three hundred thousand dollars, heretofore appropriated, leaving a net appropriation under this act of two million and fifteen thousand dollars. QITARTERMASTERYS DEPARTMENT.-For the regular supplies of the Regular su p- Qnartermaster’s Department, consisting of stoves for heating and cook- PWS, Q¤1¤¤t¢r¤¤¤=w— ing; of fuel for officers, enlisted men, guards, hospitals, storehouses, "°"D°P"“""°"*· and offices; of forage in kind for the horses, mules, and oxen of the Quartermaster’s Department at the several posts and stations and with the armies in the field; for the horses of the several regiments of cavalry, the batteries of artillery, mounted men of the Signal Service, and such companies of infantry and scouts as may be mounted, and for the authorized number of off;ieers’ horses, including bedding for the animals; of straw for soldiers’ bedding; and of stationery, including blank hooks for the Quartermaster’s Department, certificates for discharged soldiers, blank forms for the Pay and Quartermastefs Departments, and for printing of division and department orders and reports, three million three hundred and fifty thousand dollars. For incidental expenses, to wit: For postage and telegrams or dis- Incidentalexpatches; extra pay to soldiers employed under the direction of the P°”i°“·, QD“‘*’*°*· Quartermaster’s Department in the erection of barracks, quarters, store- $3;,;* S °pMf houses, and hospitals, in the construction of roads, and other constant 1819, eb. 45, labor, for periods of not less than ten days, under the acts of March 3 Stat., 488. second, eighteen hundred and nineteen, and August fourth, eighteen ;g°é*>°h·g;*g· hundred and fifty-four, including those employed as clerks at division R_ 8*3;, p_‘o22 and department headquarters and Signal Service sergeanfs; expenses’ ` of expresses to and from the frontier posts and armies in the field; of escorts to paymasters and other disbursing-officers, and to trains where military escorts cannot be 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 when traveling on orders, 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 18.‘%S,cn.162, authorized by the act of July fifth, eighteen hundred and thirty eight; 5 Stat,257. for the apprehension, securing, and delivering of deserters, and the expenses incident 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 and scouts as may be mounted, and for trains, to wit: hire of veterinary surgeons, medicine for horses and mules, picket-ropes, and for shoeing the horses and mules of the corps named; also, generally the proper and authorized expenses for the movement and operations of the Army not expressly assigned to any other department, one million dollars. For purchase of horses for the cavalry and artillery, and for the In- Hgrsgg_ dian scouts, and for such infantry as may be mounted, two hundred thousand dollars. For transportation of the Army, including baggage of the troops, Troooportottoo, when moving either by land or water; of clothing and camp and garrison equipage from the depots of Philadelphia and Jeffersonville to the several posts and Army depots, and from those depots to the troops in the field; of horse equipments and of ubsistence 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 the founderies and armories to the arsenals, fortifications, frontier posts, and Army depots; freights, wharfage, tolls, and ferriages ; 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-goin g vessels and boats required