Buffalo Soldier Regiment: History of the Twenty-Fifth United States Infantry, 1869-1926

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APPENDIX F
Headquarters of the Army,
Adjutant General’s Office,
Washington, March 11, 1869.EXTRACTThe following orders from the War Department, are published for the government of all concerned.War Department,
Washington City, March 10, 1869.I—In compliance with Section 2 of the act of Congress, entitled, “An act making appropriations for the support of the army for the year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy, and for other purposes,” approved March 3, 1869, the Infantry of the Army will be consolidated into twenty-five regiments, as follows, viz.:* * * * *The 39th Regiment with the 40th, and thereafter will be designated the 25th.* * * * *J. M. Schofield,
Secretary of War. By command of General Sherman.E. D. Townsend,
Assistant Adjutant General.Official: Assistant Adjutant General.Headquarters of the Army,
Adjutant General’s Office,
Washington, March 15, 1869.EXTRACTREORGANIZATION OF THE INFANTRY OF THE ARMYI—To accomplish the consolidation of the infantry regiments of the Army, as required by General Order No. 16, of the 10th instant, and at the same time make the transfers demanded by the necessities of the service as economically as possible, the President of the United States directs that movements and consolidations be made according to the following directions:
1. The regiments will be consolidated, company by company, so that every company will have present for duty:

1 Captain,

1 First Lieutenant,

1 Second Lieutenant, and—not to exceed

6 Sergeants,

8 Corporals,

2 Musicians,

2 Artificers,

1 Wagoner, and—

100 Privates.

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