Congressional Edition Volume 5272

Congressional Edition Volume 5272

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...troops 1,015.90, and in the native scouts 31.52 per 1,000. PRESENTATION OF MEDAL OF HONOR. Under the Executive order of September 20, 1905, Mai. Paul F. Straub, surgeon, U. S. Army, was presented with a medal of honor by the President of the United States, October 6, 1906. The presentation took place in the President's private office, and on account of the notable character of Major Straub's services, was made a brilliant ceremony. Thosepresent included the Secretary of War, the Assistant Secretary of War, the Chief of Staff, the Surgeons-General of the Army and Navy, and officers of the medical department and general staff. The Chief of Staff formally presented Major Straub to the President, detailing the conspicuous gallantry and the specific acts entitling the recipient to the distinguished honor about to be conferred. Upon presenting the medal to Major Straub the President said: I give you the reward which more than any other in American life should be coveted by every man in the country. It is the nearest thing to a patent of nobility that this nation has in its power to bestow. Every man who has worthily won it has rendered distinguished services, and is entitled to the regard of all our people. I congratulate you on having worthily won this medal of honor. ARMY MEDICAL SCHOOL. The eleventh session began October 1, 1906, and closed May 31, 1907. The number of student candidates admitted was 10, and of militia medical officers 1. One student medical officer also attended. The 10 student candidates completed the course; 9 passed the graduating examination and were awarded certificates of proficiency. The militia medical officer failed to graduate. The table following shows the subjects taught, the hours of instruction in each subject, and the...show more

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  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 200g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236609433
  • 9781236609434