SEC. 97-11-39. Military officers; resigning to evade obedience to order prohibited.
Any officer who shall offer to resign in order to evade obedience to a lawful order of his superior officer, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction thereof shall be punished by a fine not to exceed one hundred dollars or by imprisonment in the county jail not to exceed sixty days, or by both such fine and imprisonment, at the discretion of the court and in addition thereto, if the conviction be by a military court, he may be dismissed from the service of the state or suffer such punishment as the court martial may decide.
SOURCES: Codes, 1892, Sec. 1231; 1906, Sec. 1307; Hemingway's 1917, Sec. 1040; 1930, Sec. 1072; 1942, Sec. 2305; Laws, 1916, ch. 245.