Minutes, Nauvoo Legion, 8 July 1843

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person, within the aforesaid twenty day to volunteer into any of the independent companies in the Legion.
Sec. 2. That the Staff, of the Lieutenant General, shall consist of an inspector general, a Chief Chaplain, four aids de Camp, a drill officer, and Secretaries not exceeding two, each to have the rank of Colonel of Cavalry; and a guard of twelve aids de camp with the rank of Captain. The drill officer likewise to be the chief officer of the guard.
Sec. 3. That the staff, of the Major General, shall consist of an adjutant general, to act as Division inspector, a quarter master general, a Surgeon general, a commissary general, a paymaster General, a chaplain, a judge advocate, a cornet, and two aids de camp, each with the rank of Colonel of infantry; a quarter master Sergeant, a Sergeant major, and a chief musician each with the rank of major.
Sec. 4. That the staff, of the Brigadier General, shall consist of one Cohort or Brigade inspector to act as Brigade Major, one quarter master, and one aid de camp. The aid de camp, to perform the duties of Cohort or Brigade judge advocate; one surgeon, one Chaplain, and one cornet each with the rank of Major.
Sec. 5. That to each regiment there shall be one colonel, one lieutenant Colonel, and one Major with a regimental staff, to be appointed by the Colonel, to consist of one adjutant, who shall act as regimental judge advocate, one quarter master, and one pay master, each to rank as captain; one surgeon, one sergeant major one quarter master sergeant, one [p. 40]
person, within the aforesaid twenty day to volunteer into any of the independent companies in the Legion.
Sec. 2. That the Staff, of the Lieutenant General, shall consist of an inspector general, a Chief Chaplain, four aids de Camp, a drill officer, and Secretaries not exceeding two, each to have the rank of Colonel of Cavalry; and a guard of twelve aids de camp with the rank of Captain. The drill officer likewise to be the chief officer of the guard.
Sec. 3. That the staff, of the Major General, shall consist of an adjutant general, to act as Division inspector, a quarter master general, a Surgeon general, a commissary general, a paymaster General, a chaplain, a judge advocate, a cornet, and two aids de camp, each with the rank of Colonel of infantry; a quarter master Sergeant, a Sergeant major, and a chief musician each with the rank of major.
Sec. 4. That the staff, of the Brigadier General, shall consist of one Cohort or Brigade inspector to act as Brigade Major, one quarter master, and one aid de camp. The aid de camp, to perform the duties of Cohort or Brigade judge advocate; one surgeon, one Chaplain, and one cornet each with the rank of Major.
Sec. 5. That to each regiment there shall be one colonel, one lieutenant Colonel, and one Major with a regimental staff, to be appointed by the Colonel, to consist of one adjutant, who shall act as regimental judge advocate, one quarter master, and one pay master, each to rank as captain; one surgeon, one sergeant major one quarter master sergeant, one [p. 40]
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