United States v. Dunn
120 U.S. 249 (1887)

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United States v. Dunn, 120 U.S. 249 (1887)

United States v. Dunn, 120 U.S. 249 (1887)

Submitted January 3, 1887

Decided February 7, 1887

120 U.S. 249

Syllabus

Service by an officer of the navy as an enlisted man in the marine corps is to be credited to him in calculating his longevity pay under the Act of March 3, 1883, 22 Stat. 472, 473, c. 97.

The marine corps is a military body primarily belonging to the navy and under control of the Naval Department, with liability to be ordered to service in connection with the army, and in that case under the command of army officers.

This was an appeal from the Court of Claims. The case is stated in the opinion of the court.

Page 120 U. S. 250

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