, Ordinance, , Hancock Co., IL, 3 June 1842; approved by JS, 6 June 1842; handwriting of ; insertions in handwriting of and JS; signature of JS; docket in handwriting of ; two pages; Nauvoo Legion Records, CHL.
<This was piublished in No 9 June 11th of Wasp—>
Court Martial of the Nauvoo Legion
Ordinance No. 2.
Sec. 1. Be it ordained by the Court Martial of the Nauvoo Legion in general court assembled, That there shall be added to the staff of the Major General two Assistant Adjutant Generals, with the rank of Colonel; and to the staff of each Brigadier General an Adjutant, or Sergeant Major, and a Quarter Master Sergeant, with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.
Sec. 2. Each Company shall consist of not less than thirty-two, nor more than sixty-four, privates; Provided, that companies consisting of less than thirty-two privates may be attached to other companies— and companies consisting of more than sixty-four privates may have the surplus members attached to other companies— at the discretion of the general officers of the line.
Sec. 3. There may be two musicians attached to each Company, in addition to the officers, non-commissioned officers, and privates, thereof.
Sec. 4. The Companies situated out of the Precinct shall not be compelled to attend the general parades in the City of , excepting the July parade— Provided, that they hold an equal number of parades in their respective precincts; neither shall the officers, (and non-commissioned officers,) out of said Nauvoo Precinct be compelled to attend courts martial, or officer drills; in the City of , excepting the July drill in each year.
Sec. 5. The Companies situated out of the Precinct may hold their courts of assessment of fines, and appeals, within the bounds of their respective companies, [p. ]