網頁圖片
PDF
ePub 版

1. Private Alonzo Swartout, Company H, 20th Regiment Iowa Volunteers.

CHARGE : “ Sleeping on Post.Finding : or the charge--"Guilty.” Ani the Court does therefore sentence him, Private Alonzo Swartout, Company H, 20th Regment Jowa Volunteers, “ to be shot to death with musketry, at such time and place as the Commanding General may direct-two-thirds of the members concurring therein."

2. First Lieutenant Phineas A. Clawson, 20th Regiment Wisconsin Volunteers. CHARGE : “ Gross Neglect of Duly, and Conduct to the prejudice of Good Order and

Military Discipline." Finding : Of the charge--.“ Guilty, except the word 'gross.' And the Court does therefore sentence him, First Lieutenant Phineas A. Clawson, 20th Regiment Wisconsin Volunteers, “ to be dismissed the service of the United States."

V. Before a General Court Martial, convened at the Head Quarters, 2d Brigade, 4th Division, 19th Army Corps, pursuant to General Orders No. 40, of Septem• ber 4th, 1563, from Headquarters, Defences of New Orleans, and of which Colonel T. W. Cauli, 9th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, is President, was arraigned and tried :

Captain Clement Renaud, 1st Regiment Louisiana Volunteers.

CHARGE: Deserting his Command in the face of the enemy.' Finding : Of the charge--" Guilty.” And the Court does therefore sentence him, Captain Clement Renaud, 1st Regiment Louisiana Volunteers, “ to be dismissed the service of the United States, with 10-3 of pay and allowances since the 13th of June, 1863."

VI. Before a General Court Martial, convened at New Orleans, Louisiana, pursuant to General Orders No. 48, of September 15, 1863, from the Headquarters, Defences of New Orleans, and of which Captain S. B. PACKARD, 12th Regiment Maine Volunteers, is President, were arraigned and tried :

1. First Lieutenant and Quartermaster Greene Fosdick, 7th Regiment Louisiana

Volunteers. Charge Ist : “ Violation of he 36th Article of War.'' Charge 2d : “ Conduct lo the prejudice of Good Order and Military Discipline.Finding: Of the 1st charge--- Guilty.”

Of the 2d charge--"Guilty.”

And the Court does therefore senter.ce him, First Lieutenant and Quartermaster Greenc Fosdick, 7th Regiment Louisiana Volunteers, “ to make good, at his own expense, the loss occasioned by his neglect, in failing to deliver to bis Regiment the forty-one hundred and lorty (4140) rations, six hundred and twenty-one (621) pounds of sugar, to forseit all pay, and be dismissed from the service.”

2. Private John J. Scully, Company C, 9th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers.

CHARGE : 6 Murder." Finding : Of the charge“ Guilty.” And the Court does therefore sentence him, Private John J. Scully, Company C, 9th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, “ to be shot to death, with musketry, at such time and place as the Commanding General may designate-two-thirds of the members concurring therein."

[ocr errors]

VII. Before a General Court Martial, convened pursuant to General Orders
No. 45, from the Headquarters, Defences of New Orleans, of September 4th, 1863,
and of which Colorel T. W. CAHILL, 9th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, is Presi-
dent, was arraigned and tried :
Assistant Surgeon Il. G. Bales, 131st Regiment New York Volunteers.

CHARGE Ist: “ Neglect of Duty."
CHARGE 2d : “ Absence without Leave."
Charge 3d : “ Disobedience of Orders.

CHARGE 4th : Conduct unbecoming an Officer and a Genlieman."
Finding: Of the 1st charge--- Not Guilty.”

Of the second charge----· Guilty."
Of third charge--"Not Guilty.”

Of the 4th charge-"Guilty."
And the Court does therefore sentence him, Assistant Surgeon H. G. Bates, 131st
Regiment New York Volunteers, “to be dismissed the service of the United States,
with loss of all pay and allowances that may become due since August 15th, 1863."

VIII. Before a General Court Martial, convened pursuant to Special Orders No. 5, of September 18th, 1803, from the Headquarters, 1st Division, 19th Army Corps, and of which Major W. HI. SESTELL, 160th Regiment New York Volunteers, is President, were arraigned and tried :

1. Second Lieutenant Dennis Buckley, 8th Regiment Vermont Volunteers.

CHARGE 1st: “ Absence without Leave."
CHARGE 20 : “ Neglect of Duty."
CHARGE 31: “ Breach of Arrest."

CHARGE 4th : “ Conduct unbecoming an Officer and a Gentleman.”
Finding: Cf the 1st charge--"Guilty.”

Of the 2d charge--"Guilty.”
Of the 3d charge-"Guilty.”

Of the 4th charge--"Guilty."
And the Court does therefore sentence him, Second Lieutenant Dennis Buckley, 8th
Regiment Vermont Volunteers, “ to be cashiered.”

2. Private Charles Turner, Company C, 114th Regiment New York Volunteers.

CHARGE 1st : “ Misbehavior before the Enemy.
Charge 2d : Disobedience of Orders."
CHARGE 3d : Conduct to the prejudice of Good Order and Military Discipline.?.
CHARGE 4th : “ Desertion."
Finding : Of the 1st charge Guilty.”

Of the 2d charge—“Guilty.”
Of the 3d charge-"Guilty.”

of the 4th charge-.-“ Guilty.” And the Court does therefore sentence him, Private Charles Turner, Company C, 114th Regiment New York Volunteers, “ to be shot to death by musketry, at such time and place as shall be appointed by the Commanding General of the Department of the Gulf-two-thirds of the members of the Court concurring in the same.”!

IX. Before a General Court Martial, convened pursuant to Special Orders No. 54, of September 19:h, 1863, from the Headquarters, 3d Division, 19th Army Corps, and of which Lieutenant Colonel WILLIAM N. GREEN, Jr. 173d Regiment New York Volunteers, is President, was arraigned and tried :

Private Stephen Connor, Corapany I, 162d Regiment New York Volunteers.

CHARGE 1st: “ Absence wilhout Leave."
CHARGE 20 : “ Violation of the 42d Article of War.'
CHARGE 3d : : Violation of the 9th Article of War."

CHARGE 4th : “ Violation of the 6th Article of War."
Finding : Of the 1st charge---- Guilty.”

Of the second charge--- Guilty.”
Of the 3d charge-"Guilty."

Of the 4th charge--"Guilty.” And the Court does therefore sentence nim, Private Stephen Connor, Company 1, 162d Regiment New York Volunteers, “ to be shot to death with musketry, at such time and place as the Commanding General may direct--two-thirds of the members concurring therein."

X. Before a General Court Martial, convened pursuant to Special Orders No. 5t, of September 19ib, 1863, from the Headquarters, 3d Division, 19th Army Corps, and of which Lieutenant Colonel William N. GREEN, Jr., 1730 Regiment New York Volunteers, is President, were arraigned and tried :

66

1. Captain Matthew H. Moore, Company F, 1330 Regiment New York Volunteers.

CHARGE 1st: “ Absence wilhout Leare."
CHARGE 2d : Conduct unbecoming an Officer and a Gentleman."

CHARGE 3d : Breach of Arrest."
Finding: Of the 1st charge---"Guilty.”

Of the 2d charge--"Guilty."

Of the 3d charge---"Guilty." And the Court does therefore sentence him, Captain Matthew H. Moore, 1330 Regiment New York Volunteers, “to be cashiered, and to forfeit to the United States all pay and allowances that may be due him from the same."

2. Captain James D. Hawes, Company B, 1331 Regiment New York Volunteers

CHARGE 1st: “ Absence without Leave.
CHARGE 2d : “ Disobedience of Orders.

CHARGE 30 : “ Breach of Arrest."
Finding: Of the 1st charge-"Guilty.”

Of the 2d charge--" Not Guilty.”

Of the 3d charge---- Guilty.” And the Court does therefore sentence him, Captain James D. Hawes, 1330 Regiment New York Volunteers, “ to be cashiered."

3. First Lieutenant William R. Dunning, 1330 Regiment New York Volunteers.

CHARGE Ist : “ Absence wilhout Leave."
Charge 20 : “ Conduct unbecoming an Officer and a Gentleman."

CHARGE 3d : " Breach of Arrest
Finding: Of the 1st charge--"Guilty."

Of the 2d charge—“Not Guilty.”

Of the 3d charge---- Guilty.” And the Court does therefore sentence lim, First Lieutenant William R. Duuning; Company K, 1330 Regiment New York Volunteers, “ to be reduced to the ranks, to serve during the balance of the term of service of his regiment.”

XI. Before a General Court Martial, which convened pursuant to General Orders No. 80, from the Headquarters, 3d Division, 19th Army Corps, and of which

Lieutenant Colonel W. N. GREEN, 173d Regiment New York Volunteers, is President, were arraigned and tried : 1. Private John IIenry, Company H, 1330 Regiment New York Volunteers.

CHARGE : “ Desertion." Finding: Of the charge--"Guilty." And the Court does therefore sentence bim, Irirate John Henry, Company H, 1330 Regiment New York Volunteers, “ to be shot to death by musketry, at such time and place as the Commanding General may direct--two-thirds of the members concurring therein."

2. Surgeon A. C. Livingsłon, 110th Regiment New York Volunteers.

CHARGE 1st: Straggling.

CHARGE 2d : “ Violation of Orders." Finding : Of the 1st charge-"Guilty."

Of the 2d charge—“Guilty.” And the Court does therefore sentence bim, Surgeon, A. C. Livingston, 110th Regiment New York Volunteers, “to be dismissed the service of the United States."

XII. The proceedings, findings and sentence in the case of Private Charles Tur. ner, Company C, 114th Regiment New York Volunteers, are approved. He will accordingly be shot to death with musketry, between the hours of sunrise and sunset, on the 28th day of December, 1863. The General Commanding the 1st Division, 19th Army Corps, is charged with the execution of this sentence, and will designate the place of execution.

The finding to the charge and the sentence in the case of Private John J. Scully, Company C, 9th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, are disapproved, the evidence not showing that the act was committed with malice aforethought. As, however, the accused was guilty of manslaughter, and should not go unpunished, he will be sent under guard to Fort Jefferson, and there kept in close confinement, to await the action of the President.

In the case of Private Alonzo Swartout, Company H, 20th Regiment Iowa Volunteers, the proceedings, findings and sentence are approved ; but on account of the mitigating circumstances, and on the recommendation of the Court, the execution of the sentence is suspended until the pleasure of the President can be known, and its mitigation is respectfully recommended.

The proceedings, findings and sentences in the case of Private John Henry, Company H, 133 Regiment New York Volunteers, and Stephen Connor, Company I, 162d Regiment New York Volunteers, are disapproved. In the latter case, the record shows that the Court found him “Not Guilty' of the specification to the third charge, and Guilty” of the charge. They will be released from confinement and returned to duty.

« 上一頁繼續 »