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Maryland Manual, 1918-19
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Acting Quartermaster General:

Brigadier General Henry M. Warfield. ........................Timonium
Assistant to Acting Quartermaster General:

Captain William A. Renehan........................... Baltimore
NOTE.—All official correspondence or telegrams intended for the Executive
or Selective Service Divisions should be addressed: "The Adju-
tant General) State of Maryland, Annapolis, Maryland." That
which is intended for the Acting Quartermaster General's De-
partment should be addressed: "The Acting Quartermaster Gen-
eral, State of Maryland, 5th Regiment Armory, Baltimore City,

Section 2, Article IX, of the Constitution, provides: "There shall
be an Adjutant General appointed by the Governor, by and with the
advice and consent of the Senate. He shall hold his office until the
appointment and qualification of his successor, or until removed in pur-
suance of the sentence of a court martial. He shall perform such duties
and receive such compensation or emoluments as are now or may be
prescribed by law. He shall discharge the duties of his office at the
seat of government, unless absent under orders, on duty."

Article 65, Code of Public General Laws of Maryland, provides that
the Adjutant General shall be in control of the military department of
the State, and subordinate only to the Governor in matters pertaining to
that department. He performs such duties as pertain to the Adjutant
General and the other chiefs of staff departments and corps under the
regulations and customs of the United States. He superintends the
preparations and publication of all official forms required for use in the
military service of the State; the reports and returns required by the
United States; keeps a register of all commissioned officers and the record
of enlisted men. He is likewise the custodian of all State and Federal
property in use by the organized militia; he is also in control of State
appropriations for the maintenance of the organized militia (land and
naval forces) ; apportions such appropriations and provides for the proper
application of funds so as to insure a uniform and consistent disburse-
ment for the progressive benefit of the military establishment of the

He also promulgates to the organized militia the orders of the Gov-
ernor as Commander-in-Chief and provides from time to time appropriate
regulations for the government, discipline and maintenance of the mili-
tary establishment; he also publishes and provides for observance of all
federal laws and regulations applicable to the militia of the State.

He is the official channel for communication with the War and Navy
Departments on all matters and aflairs relating to the federal govern-
ment's interests in the militia of the State; be performs the duties of
Disbursing Officers for the War and Navy Departments in all payments
from allotments made by the Congress of the United States for the en-
couragement and promotion of the organized militia.

In all matters pertaining to the military establishment of the State
or the military relations of the State with the United States, communica-
tions should be addressed to The Adjutant General, State of Maryland,

The designation of an officer of the United States Army for duty
in connection with the State Militia, is made by the War Department
under an Act ol Congress providing that any State having a regularly
organized militia conforming to the Act of Congress, may, through its
Governor, request the designation. The Assistant Adjutant General and
the Assistant to the Acting Quartermaster General are appointed and
commissioned by the Governor upon the recommendation of the Adjutant
General. (Oh. 103, 1908.) The Adjutant General makes all other


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