[No. 24.] – Joint Resolution concerning certain Portions of the Marine and Ordnance Corps.
|Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the officers, non-commissioned officers, privates, and musicians of the marine corps, who have served with the army in the war with Mexico, and also the artificers and laborers of the ordnance corps serving in said war, be placed, in all respects as to bounty land and other remuneration, in addition to ordinary pay, on a footing with the officers, non-commissioned officers, privates, and musicians of the army: Provided, That this remuneration shall be in lieu of prize money and all other extra allowances.
SEC. 2. And be it further enacted, That the non-commissioned officers of the marine corps shall be entitled to the same bounty for reenlistment as is now or may hereafter be received by the non-commissioned officers of the army.
APPROVED, August 10, 1848.