FORTYFIFTH CONGRESS. Sess. 1I. Ch. 263. 1878. 149 0RDNANCEDEPARTMENT.—Fof thoordnance service, requiredto defray _ Ordnance servthe current expenses at thearsenals; of receiving stores and issuing ‘°°· arnns and other ordnance supplies; of police and ofnce duties; of rents, tolls, iuel, and lights; of stationery and office furniture; of tools and instruments for use; of public animals, forage, and vehicles; incidental expenses of the ordnance service, including compensation of workmen in the armory and museum building connected with the ordnance office, and those attending practical trials and tests of ordnance, small-arms, and other ordnance supplies, one hundred thousand dollars: Provided, Provtco. That none of the money hereby appropriated shall be expended, direct-ly UWM of Weor indirectly, for any use not strictly necessary for, and directly connected with, the military service of the government; and this restriction shall apply to the use of public animals, forage, and vehicles : And pro- Promo. vided further, That none of the money hereby appropriated shall be expended for the construction or repair of buildings. For manufacture of metallic ammunition for small-arms, seventy-five _Metn.llic ammuthousannd dollars. m**°¤· For overhauling, cleaning, and preserving new ordnance stores on Pre serving hand at the arsenals, twenty-tive thousand dollars. “*’°'°”· For repairing ordnance and ordnance stores in the hands of troops Repairing ordand for issue at the arsenals and depots, twenty-nve thousand dollars. “"·“°°· For purchase and manufacture of ordnance stores, to dll requisitions Ordnance stores. of troops, one hundred annd fifteen thousand dollars. For infantry, cavalry, and artillery equipments, consisting of clothing- E*1¤iPm°¤*¤· bags, haversaoks, canteens, and greatcoat straps, and repairing horse equipments for cavalry troops, seventy-five thousand dollars. For manufacture of arms at national armories, one hundred and fifty _M¤·¤¤f=W*¤¤*° °*` thousand dollars. · “'"‘“" _ And should tlne board of ordinance officers now in session under pro- M¤S¤¤¤° Simvision of law recommend a magazine gun for the military service, the . Secretary of War is authorized to expend not more than twenty thousand dollars of this amount in its manufacture. For quarters and accommodations for the ordnance board at the prov- Q u a r the r s c t in g ground at Sandy Hook, New Jersey, twelve thousand five hundred S““dY H°°k· dollars. For conversion of ten-inch smooth-bores into rifles and carriages there- C on version of for, fifty thousand dollars. Sm°°°h°b°“°“· That the sum of one hundred thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may Post near Black be necessary be, and the same is hereby, appropriated for the purpose of HMS- · building a military post or garrison at the foot-hills near the Black Hills, in either of the Territories of Wyoming or Dakota, at such point in that region as may be, in the judgment of the President, best adapted for tlne protection of the citizens of tlne Black Hills country from the hostile incursions of the Sioux annd other Indian tribes congregated or operating inn that locality. That the sum of one hundred thousand dollars, or so much thereof as Post ucar northmay be necessary, be, and the sanne is hereby, appropriated for the pur- §;;'nt;’;’;‘“d“'5' °f pose of building a military post or garrison near the northern boundary ' of the Territory of Montana, in the vicinity of the point where the Milk River crosses said boundary from the Dominion of Canada, or at such other point in that region as may be, in the judgment of the President, best adapted for the protection of the citizens of Montana from the hostile incursions of the Sioux and other Indian tribes congregated in that re ion. _ 5S1z0. 2. That in every Official Army Register hereafter issued, the g2g21E2m'"- lineal rank of all officers of the line of the Army shall be given sepa- 5mm_ ' rately for tlne different arms of the service; and if the officer be_promoted from the ranks, or shall have served in the volunteer army, either as an enlisted man or officer, his service as a private and non-commns sioned officer shall be given, and in addition thereto the record of his service as volunteer.