Articles of War

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Articles of War

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1. (Historical Terms) the disciplinary and legal procedures by which the naval and military forces of Great Britain were bound before the 19th century
2. (Military) the disciplinary and legal procedures by which the naval and military forces of Great Britain were bound before the 19th century
3. (Historical Terms) the regulations of the US army, navy, and air force until the Uniform Code of Military Justice replaced them in 1951
4. (Military) the regulations of the US army, navy, and air force until the Uniform Code of Military Justice replaced them in 1951
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Reins and whip and coachman and guard, however, in combination, had read that article of war which forbade a purpose otherwise strongly in favour of the argument, that some brute animals are endued with Reason; and the team had capitulated and returned to their duty.
Article of War 15 came into existence as part of the 1916 revisions to the Articles of War.
Article 21 of the current UCMJ is based on Article of War 15.
2) Violation of the 93rd Article of War, with the further specification that "with intent to do bodily harm, [he] commit[ed] an assault upon Jonas Amponfie, by striking him on the back with a pistol and by shooting at him with a dangerous weapon".