Publication Volume 35

Publication Volume 35

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...are remounted by the cavalry regiments, those of the fortress artillery by the regiments of corps artillery. The horses put in their possession must be under 10 years of age. Each regiment of cavalry always has on hand six horses for this purpose. At the end of eight years the horses become the property of the officers having them in their possession. The cavalry officers, remounted free of cost, take chargers from among the troop horses. These horses should as a rule, barring accidental injuries or disability, remain five years in the hands of the holder. After five years the officer can ask to become the owner by the payment of three annuities, amounting in all to one-quarter of the value of the horse. After eight years the officer has a property right to the horse. The artillery officers are remounted in the same manner from among the saddle horses of the noncommissioned officers of their corps. The officers of the train choose from among the horses of their train divisions. All the other officers, the field officers and captains of foot troops and of the technical troops, of the staffs, of the foot artillery, captains of the first class and the field officers of cavalry, are remounted at their own expense. The doctors and officials of the supply departments are not mounted in time of peace, troop horses being furnished them temporarily during the maneuvers. Upon mobilization they mount themselves at their own expense from among the requisitioned saddle horses. The officers remounted at their own expense can be authorized by the war ministry to be furnished horses by the permanent purchasing commissions, in which case they pay for the same in monthly installments, the number of which may vary from 12 to 48. The field officers, ..
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  • Paperback | 116 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 222g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236849736
  • 9781236849731