United States Statutes at Large/Volume 13/38th Congress/1st Session/Chapter 2

United States Statutes at Large, Volume 13
United States Congress
Acts of the Thirty-Eighth Congress, 1st Session, II


Jan. 19, 1864.
1865, ch. 41.
Post, p. 431.
Chap. II.—An Act to authorize the President to appoint a Second Assistant Secretary of War.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,Second assistant secretary of war authorized for one year. That the President be and he is hereby authorized to appoint, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, for the term of one year from the passage of this act, an officer in the War Department, to be called the Second Assistant Secretary of War, whose salary shall be three thousand dollars per annum,Salary, duties. payable in the same manner as that of the Secretary of War, who shall perform all such duties in the office of the Secretary of War belonging to that department as shall be prescribed by the Secretary of War, or as may be required by law.

Approved, January 19, 1864.