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No. 85.

Vero Orleans, October 25, 1862.

At the General Court Martial, which convened at Camp Parapet, Carrollton, La., pursuant to “Special Order No. 245,” of August 7th, 1862, from these Head. quarters, and of which Major FRANK H. Peck. 12th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, is President, were arraigned and tried :

I. Lieut. W. E. HUBBARD, Company D, 8th Regiment New Hampshire Volunteers.

CHARGE FIRST.

Intoxication." SPECIFICATION—In this : that Lieut. W. E. Hubbard, of Company D, oth Regiment New Hampshire Volunteers, was, on or about the 20th day of May, 1862, found to be so much intoxicated as to render him unfit for duty. This at or near Lakeport Landing, La., on or about the 20th day of May, 1862.

CHARGE SECOND.

Drunkenness while on Duty, in violation of the 45th Article of War.“ SPECIFICATION—In this : that Lieut. W. E. Hubbard, of Company D, Sth Regiment New Hampshire Volunteers, was, on the 21st day of June, 1862, detailed as Brigade Officer of the Guard, and between the hours of 11 o'clock P. M., of that date, and 8 o'clock of the following morning, was found to be so much intoxicated as to render him unfit for duty This at Camp Parapet, La , at the time here specified.

CHARGE THIRD.

Being absent without leave, in violation of the 420 Article of War.” SPECIFICATION— In this : that Lieut. William E. Hubbard, Company D, 8th Regiment New Hampshire Volunteers, did, on the morning of the 22d day of June, 1862, leave the regiment without the leave of his commanding officer, and did not return thereto till the evening of the 25th day of June, 1862. This at Camp Parapet, La., at the time here specified.

CHARGE FOURTH.

Violation of the 77th Article of War." SPECIFICATION— In this : that Lieut. W. E. Hubbard, of Company D, Sth Regiment New Hampshire Volunteers, did, on the 28th day of June, 1862, and wbile under arrest, go beyond the limit of his confinement, and did not return to his quarters till the following morning. This at Camp Parapet, La., on the 28th day of June, 1862.

To which charges and specifications the prisoner pleaded Not Guilty, except to the third charge and specification, to which he pleaded Guilty.

FINDING OF THE COURT.

of the specification of the first charge--Guilty.
Of the first charge—Guilty.
Of the specification of the second charge---Guilty.
Of the second charge-Guilty.
Of the specification of the third charge-Guilty.
Of the third charge--Guilty.
Of the specification of the fourth charge-Not Guilty.

of the fourth charge--Not Guilty. And does therefore sentence him, Lieutenant William E. Hubbard, of Company D, 8th Regiment New Hampshire Volunteers, to be dismissed from the service of the United States.

II. First Lieut. JACOB C. MAINE, Sth Regiment New Hampshire Volunteers.

CHARGE FIRST.

" Drunkenness." SPECIFICATION— In this : that Lieut. Jacob C. Maine, Company G, 8th Regiment New Hampshire Volunteers, was, on or about the 20th day of May, 1862, found to be so much intoxicated as to render bim unfit for duty. This at or near Lakeport Landing, on or about the 20th of May, 1862.

CHARGE SECOND.

" Violation of the 50th Article of War.SPECIFICATION—In this : that Lieut. Jacob C. Maine, of Company G, 8th Regiment New Hampshire Volunteers, while in command of a fatigue party, did, on or about the 20th day of May, 1862, quit his party and go to the city of New Orleans, without leave from his superior officer. This at or near Lakeport Landing, La., on or about the 20th day of May, 1862.

CHARGE THIRD.

Conduct to the prejudice of Good Order and Military Discipline.SPECIFICATION--In this : that Lieut. Jacob C. Maine, Co. G, 8th Regiment New Hampshire Volunteers, on or about the 21st day of May, 1862, while placed in confinement by order of his Colonel, did use insulting and threatening language to the guard on duty, for refusing to let him pass out. This at or near Lakeport Landing, La., on or about the 21st day of May, 1862.

CHARGE FOURTH.

Being absent wilhout leave, in violation of the 420 Article of War.” SPECIFICATION—In this : that Lieut. Jacob C. Maine, Company G, 8th Regiment New Hampshire Volunteers, did, on the morning of the 22d day of June, 1862,

leave his regiment without leave of his commanding officer, and did not return till the following day. This at Camp Parapet, on the 22d day of June, 1862.

CHARGE FIFTH.

Violation of the 77th Article of War.” SPECIFICATION--In this : that Lieut. Jacob C. Maine, of Company G, 8th Regiment New Hampshire Volunteers, did, on or about the 28th day of June, 1862, and while under arrest, go beyond the limits of his confinement, without leave, and did not return to his quarters till the following morning. This at Camp Parapet, La., on or about the 28th day of June, 1862.

To which charges and specifications the prisoner pleaded Not Guilty.

FINDING OF THE COURT.

of the specification of the first charge-Not Guilty.
Of the first charge-Not Guilty.
Of the specification of the second charge--Not Guilty.
of the second charge-Not Guilty.
Of the specification of the third charge-Not Guilty.
Of the third charge--Not Guilty.
Of the specification of the fourth charge--Guilty.
Of the fourth charge--Guilty.
Of the specification of the fifth charge--Not Guilty.

Of the fifth charge-Not Guilty.
And the Court does therefore sentence him, Lieut. Jacob C. Maine, Company G, 8th
Regiment New Hampshire Volunteers, that he be publicly reprimanded by the Com-
mander of the Post.

III. Private FREDERICK LAYTON, 15th Regiment Maine Volunteers.

CHARGE.

Violation of the 46th Article of War.'' SPECIFICATION In this : that he, the said Private Frederick Layton, of the 15th Regiment Maine Volunteers, on the 16th day of August, 1862, was, after having been duly posted as a sentinel, found sleeping upon his post, at Camp Parapet, Louisiana. To which the prisoner pleaded Not Guilty.

FINDING OF THE COURT. Of the specification--Guilty.

Of the charge--Guilty. And does therefore sentence him, Private Frederick Layton, of Company B, 15th Regiment Maine Volunteers, to wear a ball and chain, weighing twelve pounds, for two hours of each alternate day, (Sundays excepted,) on such beat as the commander of his regiment sball designate, for two months. Also, that he forfeit to the United States ten dollars of his monthly pay for three months.

IV.

Lieutenant JosEPH P. Crossmax, Company E, 12th Regiment Connecticut

Volunteers.

CHARGE.

Violation of the 50th Article of War." SPECIFICATION—In this: that Lieut. Joseph P. Crossman, Company E, 12th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, being, on the 18th day of July, detailed as the Brigade Officer of the Guard, did, between the hours of 11 o'clock of that date and 2 o'clock A. M. of the following day, quit bis guard and go to his own quarters, and Was there found asleep by the officer of the day. This at Camp Parapet, La., on or about the 14th day of July, 1862.

To which the prisoner pleaded Not Guilty.

FINDING OF THE COURT.

Of the specification--Guilty.

Of the charge-Guilty. And does therefore sentence him, Lieut. Joseph P. Crossman, Company E, 12th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, to be suspended from his rank and pay for one month. Also, that he be publicly reprimanded by the Commander of the Post. Satisfied that Lieut. Crossman, on the night specified, was unwell and ignorant of the nature of his offense, we respectfully recommend him to the inercy of the Commanding General.

V. Private John DELANY, Company C, 8th Regiment New Hampshire Volunteers.

CHARGE.

" Sleeping on his post, while being a sentinel.SPECIFICATION--In this : that the said John Delany, being detailed as a member of the regimental guard of said regiment, on the 5th day of July, 1862, was, upon said day, stationed as a sentinel of said regiment, and while so stationed, was found sleeping on his post. This at Camp Parapet, La., on the 5th day of July, 1862.

To which the prisoner pleaded Not Guilty.

FINDING OF THE COURT.

Of the specification--Guilty.

Of the charge--Guilty. And the Court does therefore shntence him, Private John Delany, Company C, 8th New Hampshire Volunteers, to wear a ball and chain, weighing twelve pounds, for two hours each day, (Sundays excepted,) for two weeks, at such hours and upon such beats as the officer commanding his regiment shall designate ; also, that he forfeit to the United States Government his monthly pay for one month.

VI. Private IlExkY BRIDLEY, Company I, 12th Regimect Connecticut Volunteers.

CHARGE FIRST.

Conduct prejudicial to Good Order and Military Discipline.SPECIFICATION---In this : that he, Private Henry Bradley, of Company I, 12th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, did, when ordered by the officer of the day to attend the roll-call for police duty, use violent and insulting language to said officer of the day. This at Camp Parapet, La.. on or about the 29th day of July, 1862.

CHARGE SECOND.

Violation of the 9th Arlicle of War.SPECIFICATION--In this : that he, Private IIenry Bradley, of Company I, 12th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, while undergoing punishment per order of the Colonel of his regiment, did violently attack and knock down the officer of the day, at the same time using threatening and abusive language. This at Camp Parapet, La., on or about July 29th, 1862.

To which charges and specifications the prisoner pleaded Not Guilty.

FINDING OF THE COURT.

Of the specification of the first charge--Guilty.
Of the first charge—Guilty.
Of the specification of the second charge--Guilty.

Of the second charge---Guilty. And the Court does therefore sentence bim, Private Henry Bradley, Company I, 12th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, to carry upon his shoulder a log weighing twen. ty-five pounds, for one hour in the morning and one hour in the afternoon of each alternate day, (Sundays excepted,) for the space of one month, upon such beat as the officer in command of his regiment shall designate. Also, that he forfeit to the United States one month's pay. Also, that he forfeit to the United States ten dollars of his monthly pay for three other months.

VII Private John F. Laiton, Company A, 15th Regiment Maine Volunteers.

CITARGE.

Violation of the 46th Article of War.” SPECIFICATION—In this : that he, the said Private John F. Laiton, of Company A, 15th Regiment Maine Volunteers, after having been duly posted as a sentinel, was found sleeping on his post, with his piece leaning against the fence at some distance from him, on or about the 27th day of July, 1862. This at Camp Parapet, L2., on or about the time specified.

To which the prisoner pleaded Not Guilty.

FINDING OF THE COURT.

Of the specification --Guilty.
Of the charge--Guilty.

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