[Interrogatories Regarding Quality and Damages to Ordnances Stores, March 28, 1864]

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Interrogatories from the Ordnance Office in regard to the quality and damages to ordnance stores. This is to judge the value or efficiency of the ordnance, arms, accoutrements, ammunition, and equipments furnished to the Army. Damages will be paid by the soldiers whose care the equipment was in, only if damages were through negligence or abuse.Commanding Officers will make reports stating damages and noting negligence or abuse and naming the officer the said damages were occasioned. Three forms were made by the War Department for such reports. Failing to return these forms will result in a request by the Adjutant ... continued below

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Ramsay, George D. March 28, 1864.

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Interrogatories from the Ordnance Office in regard to the quality and damages to ordnance stores. This is to judge the value or efficiency of the ordnance, arms, accoutrements, ammunition, and equipments furnished to the Army. Damages will be paid by the soldiers whose care the equipment was in, only if damages were through negligence or abuse.Commanding Officers will make reports stating damages and noting negligence or abuse and naming the officer the said damages were occasioned. Three forms were made by the War Department for such reports. Failing to return these forms will result in a request by the Adjutant General of the Army to stop the pay of all officers so delinquent.

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[2] p. ; 25 x 20 cm.

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Ramsay, George D. [Interrogatories Regarding Quality and Damages to Ordnances Stores, March 28, 1864], text, March 28, 1864; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth186367/: accessed November 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.