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The Coast Artillery Corps noncommissioned staff officers consist of

Sergeants-major, senior grade.
Master electricians.
Engineers.
Electrician sergeants, first class.
Electrician sergeants, second class.
Master gunners.
Sergeants-major, junior grade.

Firemen.
A company -

1 captain,
1 first lieutenant,
1 second lieutenant,
1 first sergeant,
1 quartermaster-sergeant,
2 cooks,
2 mechanics,

2 musicians, and such number of sergeants, corporals, and privates as may be fixed by the President in accordance with the requirements of the service to which a company may be assigned, but the minimum number of sergeants, corporals, and privates in a Coast Artillery Corps company is fixed as follows:

4 sergeants. 6 corporals. 45 privates.

63 total minimum enlisted. One chaplain for each regiment of cavalry, field artillery, and infantry, and one for every twelve companies of the Coast Artillery Corps are authorized.

STAFF CORPS ORGANIZATIONS.

The General Staff Corps is composed of officers of the Army of the grades and number authorized by law, and detailed for service in that corps for a period of four years, unless sooner relieved.

The Adjutant-General's Department, the Inspector-General's Department, the Judge-Advocate-General's Department, and the Pay Department consist of such commissioned officers as are authorized by law.

The Quartermaster's Department, the Subsistence Department, and the Ordnance Department consist of such commissioned officers and enlisted men as are authorized by law.

THE CORPS OF ENGINEERS.

The Corps of Engineers consists of such commissioned officers and enlisted men as are authorized by law.

The enlisted men of the Corps of Engineers are organized into battalions:

ENGINEER BATTALION.

A pioneer company.

A battalion. 1 captain, mounted.

1 major. i first lieutenant, mounted.

1 adjutant. 1 first lieutenant.

1 quartermaster and commissary. 1 second lieutenant,

1 sergeant-major. 1 first sergeant.

1 quartermaster-sergeant. 1 quartermaster sergeant.

4 companies. 2 sergeants. 3 corporals.

658 total enlisted. 1 cuok.

Mounted. 9 privates, first class. 9 privates, second class. 10 sergeants. 15 corporals. 1 cook. 2 musicians. 55 privates, first class. 55 privates, second class. 164 total enlisted.

Engineer troops assigned to a division consist normally of a battalion of four companies, namely, three pioneer companies, one pontoon company,

In the field each pioneer company will have 4 pack mules and 2 wagons for the purpose of carrying intrenching tools, explosives, etc.

The organization of a pontoon company will be the same as for a pioneer company, except that the mounted detachment will consist of 2 sergeants and 3 corporals.

SIGNAL CORPS.

The Signal Corps consists of a Chief Signal Officer and the author. ized number of colonels, lieutenant-colonels, majors, captains, first lieutenants, master signal electricians, first-class sergeants, sergeants, corporals, first-class privates, privates, and cooks.

For the purpose of administration, Signal Corps companies may be organized, and the strength and composition of such companies will depend upon the requirements of the service to which a company may be assigned.

A company assigned to a division in the field is normally organized as follows:

1 captain.
3 first lieutenants.
1 sergeant, acting as first sergeant.
1 sergeant, acting as quartermaster-sergeant.
20 sergeants, first class.
40 sergeants.
10 corporals.
74 privates.
4 cooks.

150 total enlisted. A detachment of the company will have charge of visual signaling with flag, torch, flash light, and heliograph. The remainder of the company will have charge of the construction, repair, and operation of telegraph and telephone lines at the front and on the line of communication, connecting with civil lines, and of the establishment and operation of wireless-telegraph stations.

MEDICAL DEPARTMENT.

The Medical Department consists of a Surgeon-General and the authorized number of colonels, lieutenant-colonels, majors, captains, and first lieutenants; a Hospital Corps, consisting of sergeants, first class; sergeants; corporals; privates, first class; and privates; and a Nurse Corps. To provide for the necessary medical service in the field, officers of the Medical Department and enlisted men of the Hospital Corps will be assigned as follows: For division headquarters

1 lieutenant-colonel (chief surgeon).
1 lieutenant-colonel or major (medical inspector).
1 captain or lieutenant.
1 sergeant, first class.
4 privates, first class.
2 privates.

For brigade headquarters

1 major.
1 sergeant.
1 private, first class.

1 private.
For a field hospital -

1 major.
2 captains.
4 lieutenants.
1 sergeant, first class.
2 sergeants.

5 privates, first class. Hospital section

1 sergeant, first class.
4 sergeants.
27 privates, first class.

9 privates.
Ambulance company section-

1 sergeant, first class.
7 sergeants.
25 privates, first class.
36 privates.

Total enlisted for a field hospital, 118.
Transportation for a field hospital-

10 ambulances.
8 escort wagons.

4 pack mules.
For a regiment of cavalry, field artillery, or infantry-

1 major.
1 captain or lieutenant for each battalion or squadron.
1 sergeant, first class.
2 sergeants.
6 privates, first class.

3 privates.
Transportation, 1 escort wagon.

For a battalion of infantry or field artillery or a squadron of cavalry, acting independently

1 captain or lieutenant.
1 sergeant.
2 privates, first class.
1 private.

For a battalion of engineers

1 captain.
1 lieutenant.
2 sergeants.
2 privates, first class.

4 privates.
For a Signal Corps company-

1 captain or lieutenant.
1 sergeant.

1 private, first class. The following enlisted men of the Hospital Corps, mentioned hereinbefore, will be mounted: Division headquarters

1 sergeant, first class.

3 privates, first class, orderlies. Brigade headquarters

1 sergeant.

1 private, first class, orderly. Regiment of infantry

1 sergeant, first class.
2 sergeants.

4 privates, first class, orderlies.
Regiment of cavalry, 11.
Regiment of field artillery, 10.
Battalion of infantry, acting independently-

1 sergeant.

1 private, first class, orderly.
Squadron of cavalry, acting independently, 4.
Battalion of field artillery, acting independently, 4.
Battalion of Engineers -

2 sergeants.

2 privates, first class, orderlies. Signal Corps company

1 sergeant.

1 private, first class, orderly. Field hospital

1 sergeant, first class.
2 sergeants, assistant to quartermaster.
1 sergeant, wayon master.
3 privates, first class, orderlies.

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