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

Of the first specification, first charge---"Guilty."
of the second specification, first charge-"Guilty."
Of the third specification, first charge—“Guilty."
Of the first charge-"Guilty."
Of the first specification, second charge--"Not Guilty.”
Of the second specification, second charge-_ Not Guilty.”
Of the second charge.---- Not Guilty.”
Of the specification, third charge--.“ Not Guilty.”
Of the third charge--" Not Guilty."
Of the specification, fourth charg9 --- Not Guilty.”'
Of the fourth charge--"Not Guilty.”
Of the specification, fifth charge--" Not Guilty.”'
Of the fifth charge---" Not Guilty."
Of the first specification, sixth charge-_“Not Guilty."
Of the second specification, sixth charge--" Not Guilty.”

Of the sixth charge--"Not Guilty."
And does therefore sentence him, said Captain William H. Seamans, late Provost
Marsbal at Baton Rouge, Louisiana,“ to be dismissed the service of the United
States."

2. Second Lieutenant John J. L'ingdon, 128th Regiment New York Volunteers.

CHARGE FIRST.

. Quiiting his Guard.SPECIFICATION —“In this, that he, Second Lieutenant John J. Langdon, 128th Regiment New York Volunteers, while Officer of the Guard, without urgent necessity, and without the leave of his superior officer, did quit his guard and remain absent therefrom until sent for by the Field Officer of the Day. This at Camp Parapet, Louisiana, on or about the 23d day of March, 1863."

CILARGE SECOND,

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Disobedience of Orilers."' SPECIFICATION" In this, that le, Second Lieutenant John J. Langdon, 128th Regiment New York Volunteers, while Officer of the Guard, having been ordered by bis superior officer, Captain S. Rygard, Company B, 1st Artillery Native Guards, Louisiana Voluateers, Field Officer of the Day, in substance to remain constantly at his guard quarters during his tour of guard cuty, in order to examine passes and papers of parties applying to pass the lines, did disobey said order by absenting himself from his said guard quarters, and remaining absent therefrom until sent for by his said superior officer, thereby disobeying the lawful commands of his superior officer. This at Camp Parapet, Louisiana, on or about the 23d day of March, 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 specification, first charge—“ Not Guilty.”
Of the first charge-“ Not Guilty.”
Of the specification, second charge--“Not Guilty.”

Of the second charge-_- Not Guilty ”
And does therefore acquit him.

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3. Second Lieutenant Patrick Ingoldsby, Company C, 9th Regiment Connecticut

Volunteers.

CHARGE FIRST.

Conduct to the prejudice of Good Order and Military Discipline." SPECIFICATION--.“ In this, that he, Second Lieutenant Patrick Ingoldsby, 9th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, at or near Hickok's Landing, Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana, on or about the 2d day of April, 1863, being ou duty as Lieutenant of the Picket Guard, did then and there wrongfully and without proper authority grant a pass to one Robert Gould, permitting him to go to Frenier, Louisiana.”

CHARGE SECOND.

Conduct unbecoming an Officer and a Gentleman." SPECIFICATION 1st—"In this, that be, Second Lieutenant Patrick Ingoldsby, of Company C, 9th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, at or near Hickok's Landing, Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana, on or about the 3d day of April, 1863, being on duty as Lieutezant of the Picket Guard, and having authority over guards stationed along our lines adjacent thereto, to prevent persons improperly passing to and from the enemy, did wrongfully and corruptly accept and receive from one Henry Perry, Jr., a bribe of fifty dollars, or thereabouts, in currency, in consideration of the wrong. fully granting of the permission hereinafter mentioned, and did then and there, in consideration of such bribe, wrongfully and corruptly, and without proper authority, grant to said Henry Perry, Jr., permission to pass beyond said lines.”

SPECIFICATION 20--" In this, that he, Second Lieutenant Patrick Ingoldsby, of Company C, Ith Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, at or near Hickok's Landing, Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana, on or about the 3d day of April, 1863, being on duty as Lieutenant of the Picket Guard, and having authority over guards stationed along our lines and adjacent thereto, to prevent persons from improperly passing to and from the enemy's lines, did wrongfully and corruptly accept and receive from one Robert Gould a bribe of fifty dollars, or thereabouts, in currency, in consideration of the wrongful granting of the permission hereinafter mentioned, and did then and there, in consideration of such bribe, wrongfully and corruptly, and without proper authority, grant to said Robert Gould permission to pass beyond said lines.”

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 specification, first charge.--" Not Guilty.”
Of first charge--" Not Guilty.”
Of first specification, second cha -_“ Guilty.”
Of second specification, second charge---- Guilty."

Of second charge---Guilty.”
And does therefore sentence him, said Second Lieutenant Patrick Ingoldsby, 9th
Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, “ to be dismissed from the service of the United
States."

4. First Lieutenant W. H. Vance, Company C, 165th Regiment New York Volunteers.

CHARGE FIRST.

6. Neglect of Duty.SPECIFICATION --- In this, that on the night of the first day of May, 1863, Lieutenant W. H. Vance, of the 165th Regiment New York Volunteers, being Officer of the Day, did so neglect his duty as to allow three prisoners, Lee, Austin and Horrigan, to escape from the guard-house and to leave the barracks, since which time they have not returned. This at Levee Steam Press, New Orleans, on or about May 2d, 1863."

CHARGE SECOND.

Conduct prejudicial to Good Order and Military Discipline.' SPECIFICATION 1st---- In this, that on the night of the 1st day of May, 1863, Lieutenant W. H. Vance, of the 165th Regiment New York Volunteers, being Officer of the Day, did so neglect his duty as to allow three prisoners, Lee, Austin and Horri gan, to escape from the guard-house and to leave the barracks, since which time they have not returned. This at Levee Steam Press, New Orleans, on or about May 2d, 1863."

SPECIFICATION 20 -“ In this, that the said Lieutenant W. H. Vance, when ordered by his commanding officer to go to drill his company on the morning of the 6th of May, did refuse, saying he was sick, and when ordered by his commanding officer to either obtain an excuse from the surgeon or go to drill, did refuse to do either, but returned to his quarters. This at Levee Steam Press, New Orleans, Louisiana."

CHARGE THIRD,

Disobedience of Orders." SPECIFICATION-_" In this, that the said Lieutenant W. H. Vance, when ordered by his commanding officer to go to drill his company, on the morning of the 6th of May, 1863, did refuse, saying he was sick, and when ordered by his commanding

officer to either obtain an excuse from the surgeon or go to drill his company, did refuse to do either, but returned to his quarters. This at Levee Steam Press, New Orleans, Louisiana.

CILARGE FOURTII.

" Breach of Arrest.SPECIFICATION---"In this, that Lieutenant W. H. Vance, of the 165th Regiment New York Volunteers, having been placed under arrest by bis commanding officer. on the afternoon of the 2d of May, 1863, at about 5 o'clock, did leave his quarters and the barracks and visit the city of New Orleans, at about 7 o'clock, and did not return until about 12 o'clock. This at Levee Steam Press, New Orleans, on or about May 20, 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 specification, first charge--"Not Guilty.”
Of the first charge--" Not Guilty.”
Of the first specification, second charge--"Not Guilty."
Of the second specification, second charge—“Guilty.”
Of the second charge--"Guilty.”
Cf the specification, third charge--"Guilty.”
Of the third charge—“Guilty.”
Of the specification, fourth charge-_“ Guilty.”

Of the fourth charge---"Guilty.'
And does therefore sentence him, Lieutenant W. H. Vance, 165th Regiment New
York Volunteers, “ to be cashiered.”

5. First Lieutenant E. G. Hoti mm, 165th Regiment New York Volunteers.

CHARGE FIRST.

6. Breach of Arrest." SPECIFICATION--“In this, to wit: that said First Lieutenant E. G. Hoffman, 165th Regiment New York Volunteers, being, by order of his commanding officer, Lieutenant Colonel Smith, commanding said regiment, in arrest and confined to the limits of the barracks, occupied by said regiment, his limits being temporarily er. tended by Lieutenant Colonel Smith, on the morning of May 9, 1863, by an order allowing him, said Lieutenant Hoffman, to leave said barracks for the purpose of taking a bath, said order specifying distinctly that said Lieutenant Hoffman was not to leave the immediate neighborhood of said barracks, or to go into the city of New Orleans, by which was meant, as said Lieutenant Hoffınan well understood, the business part of the city in and about the neighborhood of the St. Charles Hotel, while absent from said barracks, according to such order, but was to go to a certain place,

described by said Lieutenant Hoffman as being in the immediate neighborhood of said barracks, as aforesaid ; and such order also specifying that said Lieutenant Hoffman was to return to said barracks immediately upon having taken such bath, did, contrary to said order, go into the city of New Orleans, out of the immediate vicinity of said barracks, and did visit the Headquarters of the General Commanding the Defences of New Orleans ; this before he had been released from arrest and confinement by his said commanding officer. This at the city New Orleans, Louisiana, at the barracks of the 105th Regiment New York Volunteers, Levee Steam Press, on or about May 9, 1863."

CHIARGE SECOND.

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Conduct unbecoming an Officer and a Gentleman.SPECIFICATION- In this, that said Lieutenant Hoffman, 165th Regiment New York Volunteers, having obtained verbal permission from his commanding officer to leave the barracks of his regiment, representing to his said commanding officer that he did not desire nor intend to go into the city of New Orleans, meaning that part of the said city in the neighborhood of the St. Charles Hotel, nor to leave the immediate vicinity of the barracks aforesaid, said order or permission being granted on this express condition, took advantage of such order to leave the vicinity of said barracks to visit the city of New Orleans, and to go to the Headquarters of the General Commanding the Defences of New Orleans. This at the barracks of the 165th Regiment New York Volunteers, Levee Steam Press, New Orleans, Louisiana, on or about May 9, 1863.”'

CHARGE THIRD).

Conduct prejudicial to Good Order and Biitury Discipline." SPECIFICATION 1st---" In this, that said First Lieutenant E. G. Hoffman, 165th Regiment New York Volunteers, being under arrest, did say, in the presence of other officers of his regiment, that if the commanding officer of his regiment preferred charges against him, (Lieutenant lloffman,) charges of a serious nature would be immediately made out against him (said commanding officer),' or words to that effect. This at New Orleans, Louisiana, on or about May 3d, 1863.”

SPECIFICATION 2d—In this, that said Lieutenant E. G. Hoffman, 165th Regiment New York Volunteers, being under arrest, did, without permission, visit the Headquarters of the General Commanding the Def-nces of New Orleans, and while there, meeting Colonel A. B. Farr, liis Brigade Commander, said to him : Colonel, we have made three or four charges against Lieutenant Colonel Smith, and I have come to see if he cannot be put under arrest,' or words to that effect. This at New Orleans, Louisiana, on or about May 9th, 1863."

SPECIFICATION 3d-.-" In this, that said Lieutenant E. G. Hoffman, 165th Regiment New York Volunteers, having asked the permission of his commanding officer to absent himself from camp, and being refused such permission, did, notwithstanding

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