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TWENTY-NINTH CONGRESS. Sess. I. Ch. 22. 1846. 13 department, excepting that the engineer corporals shall receive one ration only per day, instead of one ration and a half; of the privates of the first class, or artilicers, the same as those now allowed by law to the artilicers employed by the ordnance department; of the privates of the second class, or laborers, the same as those now allowed bylaw to the laborers employed by the ordnance department; and of the musicians, the same as those allowed by law to the musicians of the line of the army; the said non-commissioned officers, privutee, and _ musicians being respectively entitled to the same clothing and other allowances as are granted by law to non-commissioned officers, privates, and musicians of the artillery in the army of the United States. Sec. 3. And be itfurtlier enacted, That the said engineer company Placed on the shall be subject to the rules and articles of war, shall be recruited in ami l;,":,;?,,? the same manner, and with the same limitation, and shall be entitled the U. S. to the same provisions, allowances, and benefits, in every respect, as are allowed to the other troops constituting the present military peace establishment. Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That the said engineer company ,°‘TQh:° ;;;°_Sl‘°0‘{. shall be attached to and compose a part of the corps of engineers, and engmm, and to be olhcered by omcers of that corps, as at present organized; they bg °Hl°¢’t?dml>J; shall be instructed in and perform all the duties of sappers, miners, ° and pontoniers, and shall aid in giving practical instructions in these branches at the Military Academy; they shall, moreover, under the orders of the chief engineer, be liable to serve by detachments, in Liablctoseno overseeing and aiding laborers upon fortilications or other works under $,*`;_°k§,l:;,,“°'L‘: the engineer department, and in supervising finished fortifications as rminmism. fort—keepers, preventing injury and applying repairs. S20. 5. And be it further enacted, That the chief engineer, with ,Tl>° *1*:* °¤ the approbation of the Secretary of War, be authorized to regulate Easeind digg; and determine the number, quality, form, dimensions, doc., of the mine the numnecessary vehicles, pontons, tools, implements, arms, and other sup- gf."{h‘f,°§;°gés‘;;°r; plies, for the use and service of said company as a body of sappers, vehicles, pon. miners, and pontoniers. *°”»*°°l*» &°· Sec. 6. And be it further enacted, That, for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, one thousand eight hundred and forty-six, the sum of _ _ twenty-Eve thousand dollars be, and the same is hereby, appropriated, Al’l"°P“‘"°“‘ to be paid out of any moneys in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the pay, subsistence, and clothing, of said company, and for carrying out the other purposes of this act. Approved, May 15, 1846. Can. XXII.-Jin dot for raising a Regiment of mounted Rt;/lemcn, and Mar 19, l846· for cstablulung mzlztary Statwns an Route to Oregon. Bc it enacted by the Senate and House of Rqzresentatiues of the United States if America in Cbngress assembled, That there shall be _ raised one regiment of mounted ritiemen, to be composed and organ- m°“5_°g§‘°°'£n:f ized as follows, to wit: One colonel, one lieutenant-colonel, one major, msu raised. one quartermastensergeant, and two chief buglers, one adjutant, who Organization. shall be a lieutenant, one sergeant-major, one chief musician, and ten companies; each company shall consist of one captain, one nrst lieutenant, one second lieutenant, (exclusive of the adjutant lieutenant,) four sergeants, four corporals, two huglers, one farrier, one blacksmith, and sixty-four privates. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the officers, non-commis· pq md ,,,0;. sioned officers, musicians, and privates, shall be entitled to the same ¤¤¤¤¤¤· pay and emoluments as are allowed to dragoons, and that the farrier and blacksmith shall receive the same pay and allowances as are allowed to an artilicer of artillery.