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1856 Excerpt: ...a most efficient footing; and if Austria is not
impeded by being forced to take part in the war prematurely, she
will be enabled to carry all her cherished designs into effect. The
staff of the Austrian army is thus composed: --THE MILITARY CENTRAL
CHANCELLERIE OF THE EMPEROR. 2 lieutenant field-marshals. 1
major-general. 1 colonel. 1 lieutenant-colonel. 2 majors. 1 captain
(infantry). 1 captain (cavalry). 1 first-lieutenant. THE SUPREME
COMMAND OF THE ARMY. (Formerly Ministry of War.) This branch
contains 4 sections, with the following divisions: --1st section I
MJutancy-general, with 1 major-general and 9 'j officers. 2d
section I Chancellerie of operations, with 1 master of the j
ordnance and 9 officers. 'Administration, with 1 major-general, 14
I officers, and several employes, divided into 3d section I 12
departments--chancellerie, recruiting, re' mounting, invalids,
commissariat, sanitary, J military frontier, fortification,
accounts, and I justice.--, .. I Educational establishments, with 1
major-gene4th section. rai and 5 officers. THE GENERAL DIRECTION OF
ARTILLERY AND ENGINEERS. The former contains one master of the
ordnance as president, 21 officers, and various clerks; the latter
1 lieutenant field-marshal, as director general, 75 officers
(principally belonging to the staff), and the requisite clerks,
both being divided into six departments. SUPREME MILITARY COURT. 1
master of the ordnance as president; 1 majorgeneral,
vice-president; 5 general auditors and examiners; 4 other clerks.
GENERAL MILITARY COURT OF APPEAL. 1 master of the ordnance as
president; 1 auditorgeneral, 12 colonels, as auditors; 16 clerks.
QUARTERMASTER-GENERAL S STAFF. 1 quartermaster-general, 1
lieutenant field-marshal, 2 major-generals, 17 colonels, 12
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