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8. Private James Coyl, 1st Battery Field Artillery, Maine Volunteers.

CHARGE_" Disobedience of Orders." SPECIFICATION—“ In this, the said Private James Coyl, 1st Battery Field Artillery, Maine Volunteers, when called out for drill, and ordered by Lieutenant J. E. Morton, of said Battery, to drive a certain pair of horses then attached to a gun carriage, for the purpose of drill, did refuse to do so, and did defy said Lieutenant J. E. Morton in the exercise of his authority. This at Camp Stevens, near Thibodaux, La., on or about the 20th day of December, 1862.”

To which charge and specification the accused pleaded—“ Not Guilty.”

After mature deliberation on the evidence adduced, the Court finds the accused as follows:

Of the specification--.“ Not Guilty.”

Of the chargem Guilty, without criminality." And the Court does sentence him “ to be reprimanded by his commanding officer."

9. Private John Connolley, Company B, 1st Louisiana Cavalry.

CHARGE__" Deserting his Post.SPECIFICATION — In this, that the said John Connelley, private of Company B, 1st Louisiana Cavalry, did, while on picket duty, in the town of Thibodaux, La., about three o'clock, P. M., desert his post, and could not be found until the next day. All this at or near Thibodaux, La., on the night of the 30th January, 1863.”

To which charge and specification the accused pleaded—“Not Guilty.”

The Court, after mature deliberation on the evidence adduced, finds the accused as follows:

Of the specification--" Not Guilty.”

Of the charge---- Not Guilty.', And does therefore acquit him.

10. Private Edward White, Company D, Sth Regiment Vermont Volunteers.

CHARGE 1st-" Violation of the 21st Article of War." SPECIFICATION -"In this, that Private Edward White, 8th Regiment Vermont Volunteers, did, on or about the 29th day of November, 1862, without leave from his commanding officer, absent himself from his company, and when he returned was very drunk.” CHARGE 2d—“ Conduct to the prejudice of Good Order and Military Discipline.

SPECIFICATION--- In this, that Private Edward White, of Company D, 8th Regiment Vermont Volunteers, was drunk, and acted in an insubordinate and unsoldierly manner, striking several men belonging to his and other companies, and using violent and profane language.”

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CHARGE 31-_“ Violation of the 9th Article of War.” SPECIFICATION—" In this, that Private Edward White, of Company D, 8th Regiment Vermont Volunteers, when ordered to keep still and go to his quarters, by Or.lerly Sergeant C. W. Woodbury, refused to do so, and struck Sergeant C. W. Woodbury a violent blow in his face with his clenched band ; and when on the way to the guard-house, he did attempt to strike, hit and bite Sergeant C. W. Woodbury and others in the discharge of their duty.”

CHARGE 4th---.. Violation of the 6th Article of War." SPECIFICATION --- In this, that Private Edward White, of Company D, 8th Regiment Vermont Volunteers, did behave himself with contempt and disrespect towards his commanding officer, refusing to obey him, and calling him a damn son of a bitch,' and a • damn son of a bitch of a bastard,' &c., &c., and threatening that if he ever caught them outside the lines he would kill them ’ (meaning the officers). All this at or near Brashear City, La., on or about the 29th day of November, 1863."

To which the accused pleaded as follows:
To the specification to the lst charge--"Guilty.”
To the 1st charge-"Guilty.”
To the remaining charges and specifications--" Not Guilty.”

The Court, after ma:ure deliberation on the evidence adduced, finds the accused as follows:

Of the specification to the 1st charge--"Guilty."
Of the 1st charge--"Guilty.”
Of the specification to the 2d charge--"Guilty.”
Of the 2d charge--"Guilty."
Of the specification to the 3d charge--"Guilty.”
Of the 3d charge--"Guilty.”
Of the specification to the 4th charge-"Guilty.”

Of the 4th charge--"Guilty." And does therefore sentence him “ to be confined in such United States fortifications as the Commanding General shall direct, at hard labor, for one (1) year, and to forforfeit to the United States seven (7) dollars per month of his monthly pay for the period of twelve (12) months.":

11. Private Philip Farley, Company I, 12th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers.

CHARGE 1st----66 Absence without Leave." SPECIFICATION--- “In this, that he, Private Philip Farley, Company I, 12th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, having been refused a pass to New Orleans by Major F. H. Peck, the commanding officer of his regiment, did nevertheless absent himself from camp for the supposed purpose of visiting New Orleans, during three days, or about that time. This at Camp Stevens, near Thibodaux, La., from about the 4th of December to about the 6th of the same month, 1862.”

Charge 20----“Sleeping out of Quarters." SPECIFICATION—“In this, that he, Private Philip Farley, of Company I, 12th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, did, without leave from the commanding officer of his regiment, lie out of his quarters and camp during two successive nights, although he had been refused leave of absence for that purpose by the said commanding officer of his regiment. All this in violation of the 420 Article of War, at Camp Stevens, near Thibodaux, La., on or about the 4th and 5th of December, 1862.”

To all of which charges and specifications the accused pleaded—“ Guilty."

The Court, after mature deliberation, confirms the plea of the accused, and does therefore sentence him “ to forfeit to the United States the sum of thirteen (13) dollars per month for two (2) months."

12. Private Charles Manning, 1st Maine Battery.

CHARGE----- Desertion.SPECIFICATION--- In this, that the said Private Charles Manning, 1st Maine Battery, did, on the 1st day of January, 1863, absent himself from his company and camp, and did remain absent until the 17th day of January, 1863, when he was apprehended. This at Camp Stevens, near Thibodaux, La."

To which charge and specification the prisoner pleaded-—" Not Guilty."

The Court, after mature deliberation on the evidence adduced, finds the accused as follows:

Of the specification--" Guilty.”

Of the charge--"Guilty." And does therefore sentence him “ to be contined in such of the United States fortifications, at hard labor, as the Commanding General shall direct, for the period of tbree (3) months, and to forfeit to the United States the sum of thirteen (13) dollars per month of his monthly pay for the same period.”

13. Private James H. Lane, Company B, 12th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers.

CHARGE----- Concluct prejudicial to Good Order and Military Discipline.

SPECIFICATION--- In this, that he, the said Private James H. Lane, of Company B, 12th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, did, while on picket duty, absent himself from the post of the guard, without permission of the commandant of the guard, and remained absent therefrom from seven o'clock, P. M., till eight o'clock, A. M. the next day, thereby utterly neglecting his duty and violating the 15th Article of War. This at Camp Stevens, near Thibodaux, State of Louisiana, on or about the 30th day of November, 1862."

To which charge and specification the accused pleaded--- Guilty.”

The Court, after mature deliberation, confirms the plea of the accused, and does therefore sentence him “ to forfeit to the United States the sum of thirteen (13) dollars of his monthly pay for the period of one (1) month."

14. Private Timothy Sullivan, Company I, 8th Regiment Vermont Volunteers.

CHARGE----- Conduct to the prejudice of Good Order and Military Discipline.

SPECIFICATION--- In this, that Private Timothy Sullivan, of Company I, 8th Regiment Vermont Volunteers, did commence a quarrel with, and did strike, bite and scratch Private G. R. Rice, of Company I, 8th Regiment Vermont Volunteers. This at or near Brashear City, La., on or about the 16th of December, 1862."

To which charge and specification the accused pleaded--“ Guilty."

The Court, after mature deliberation, confirms the plea of the accused, and does therefore sentence him “ to be confined in the regimental guard-house for the period of ten days.”

15. Private Harlan Perkins, Company F, 75th Regiment New York Volunteers.

CHARGE_" Conduct prejudicial to Good Order and Military Disbipline."

SPECIFICATION—“In this, that Private Harlan Perkins, of Company F, 75th Regiment New York Volunteers, did treat with disrespect his superior officer, Sergeant Fish, of Company F, 75th Regiment New York Volunteers, said Sergeant being in the performance of his duties as Police Sergeant, by saying, “you had better yell at the one on the horse than on the mule,' or words to that effect."

To which charge and specification the accused pleaded--- Not Guilty.”

The Court, after mature deliberation on the evidence adduced, finds the accused as follows:

Of the specification----- Not Guilty.”.

Of the charge----" Not Guilty.”
And does therefore honorably acquit him.

16. Corporal Royal D. Blodgett, Company C, 75th Regiment New York Volunteers.

CHARGE—Conduct highly prejudicial to Good Order and Military Discipline."

SPECIFICATION--- In this, that Corporal Royal 1). Blodgett, of Company C, 75th Regiment New York Volunteers, did post a relief, of which he had charge, in a highly slovenly and unsoldierlike manner, and paying no attention to the instructions turned over by the old to the new sentinels, in direct violation of orders. This at Camp Stevens, near Thibodaux, La., on or about the 20th day of January, 1863."

To which charge and specification the accused pleaded--"Guilty."

The Court, after mature deliberation, confirms the plea of the accused, and does therefore sentence him “ to be reduced to the ranks."

17. Private Harrison Sebring, Company G, 75th Regiment New York Volunteers.

CHARGE 1st Cowardice." SPECIFICATION Ist---“In this, that the said Private Harrison Sebring did absent himself from his company while on the United States gunboat. Calhoun,' without permission so to do.''

SPECIFICATION 20-_“In this, that the said Private Harrison Sebring failed to report himself again to his company during the expedition up the Bayou Teche. All this at or near Brashear City, La., on or about the 12th day of January, 1863." CHARGE 2d—“ Conduct highly prejudicial to Good Order and Military Discipline."

SPECIFICATION 1st_“In this, that the said Private Harrison Sebring did absent himself from his company while on board the United States gunboat. Calhoun,' without permission so to do.”

SPECIFICATION 2d—“In this, that the said Private Harrison Sebring did leave his company without permission, while on board the United States gunboat “Calhoun,' on or about the 12th day of January, 1863, ard failed to report himself again to his company until sent for and returned under guard, the 19th day of January, 1863. All this at or near Brashear City and Camp Stevens, La., between the 11th and 20th days of January, 1863."

To all of which charges and specifications the accused pleaded—“Not Guilty.”

The Court, after mature deliberation on the evidence adduced, finds the accused as follows:

Of the 1st specification to the 1st charge----- Not Guilty."
Of the 2d specification to the 1st charge----“ Not Guilty.”
Of the 1st charge----- Not Guilty.”
Of the 1st specification to the 2d charge----- Not Guilty
Of the 2d specification to the 20 charge----- Not Guilty.”

Of the 2d charge----"Not Guilty.”
And does therefore acquit him.

18. Sergeant John M. Allen, Company G, 75th Regiment New York Volunteers.

CHARGE 1st—“ Cowardice.SPECIFICATION 1st-In this, that the said John M. Allen did absent himself from his company while on board the United States gunboat. Calhoun,' without permission so to do."

SPECIFICATION 2d----In this, that the said Sergeant John M. Allen failed to report himself again to bis company during the expedition up the Bayou Teche. All this at or near Brashear City, La., on or about the 12th day of January, 1863.” CHARGE 2d ---- Conduct highly prejudicial to Good Order and Military Discipline...

SPECIFICATION 1st----" In this, that the said Sergeant John M. Allen did absent himself from his company while on board the United States gunboat · Calhoun,' without permission so to do."

SPECIFICATION 2d----- In this, that the said Sergeant John M. Allen did leave his company without permission, while on board the United States gunboat · Calhoun, on or about the 12th day of January, 1863, and failed to report himself again to his

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