Description: General orders no. 231 details the following Acts and Resolutions of Congress:I.) Appropriations for fortifications; II.) Act to authorize commanders to execute sentence against guerrillas, spies, deserters, murderers, and for other purposes; III.) Act concerning pensions; IV.) Act for better organization of Quartermaster's Department; V.) Resolution to settle Captain Hebard's accounts, the accounts of the United States volunteers, and other officer's accounts; VI.)Resolution in amending act concerning pay of officers and men in Western Department; VII.) Resolution for publication of the Army register; VIII.) Resolution for relief of officers of 4th and 5th Indian regiments; IX.) Resolution in relation to leaves of absence to professors at Military Academy; X.) Resolution explaining act of June 20, 1864, to increase soldier's pay; XI.) Resolution to increase pay of hospital matrons; and XII.) resolution to explain resolution relative to pay of staff of Lieutenant General.
Date: July 18, 1864
Creator: War Department, Adjutant General's Office
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