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4. Corporal Henry Green, Company G, 4th Infantry, Corps d'Afrique.

CHARGE-- Mutiny."
PLEA---" Not Guilty.”

FINDING---" Not Guilty.”
And the Court does therefore acquit him, Corporal Henry Green, Company G, 4th
Infantry, Corps d'Afrique.

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5. Private Jacob Kennedy, Company D, 4th Infantry, Corps d'Afrique.

CHARGE---“ Mutiny."
PLEA--Not Guilty.”

FINDING—“ Not Guilty.”
And the Court does therefore acquit him, Private Jacob Kennedy, Company D, 4th
Infantry, Corps d'Afrique.

6. Private Charles Taylor, Company K, 4th Infantry, Corps d'Afrique.

CHARGE_“ Mutiny."
PLEA---“Not Guilty.”

FixdixG_“Guilty.” And the Court does therefore sentenco him, Private Charles Taylor, Company K, 4th Infantry, Corps d'Afrique, “to be imprisoned at hard labor for the term of ten years, on such permanent Government fortification as the Commanding General

may direct.

7. Private Abraham Victoria, Company D, 4th Infantry, Corps d'Afrique.

CHARGE__" Mutiny.". PLEA---" Not Guilty.”

FINDING-.-"Guilty.” And the Court does therefore sentence him, Private Abraham Victoria, Company D, 4th Infantry, Corps d'Afrique, “to be shot death with musketry, such time and place as the Commanding General may direct,” it appearing, upon the reconvening of the Court, that two-thirds of the members concurred therein.

8. Private Abram Singleton, Company F, 4th Infantry, Corps d'Afrique.

CHARGE---" Mutiny."' PLEA---- Not Guilty."

FINDING-"Guilty.” And the Court does therefore sentence bim, Private Abram Singleton, Company F,

4th Infantry, Corps d'Afrique, “ to be imprisoned at hard labor for the term of: ten years, on sach Government fortification as the Commanding General may direct, and to forfeit all pay and allowances except for prison food and clothing.”

9. Private Volser Verrett, Company D, 4th Infantry, Corps d'Afrique.

CHARGE— Mutiny."
PLEA--“ Not Guilty.”

FINDING" Not Guilty.”
And the Court does therefore acquit him.

10. Private Willis Curtis, Company D, 4th Infantry, Corps d'Afrique.

CHARGE-_~ Mutiny."
PLEA-" Not Guilty."

FINDING—“ Guilty.” And the Court does therefore sentence him, Private Willis Curtis, Company D, 4th Infantry, Corps d'Afrique, “ to be imprisoned at hard labor for the term of three years, on such permanent fortification as the Commanding General may direct, and to forfeit all pay and allowances except prison food and clothing."

11. Private Julius Boudro, Company D, 4th Infantry, Corps d'Afrique.

CHARGE--- Muliny." PLEA--" Not Guilty.”

FINDING---"Guilty." And the Court does therefore sentence him, Private Julius Boudro, Company D, 4th Infantry, Corps d'Afrique, “ to be imprisoned a hard labor for the term of twenty (20) years, on such permanent fortification as the Commanding General may direct, and to forfeit all pay and allowances except prison food and elothing."

12. Private James H. Moore, No. 2, Company F, 4th Infantry, Corps d'Afrique. CHARGE--"Insubordinale Conduct, to the prejudice of Good Order and Military Disci

pline." PLEA--- Not Guilty.”

FINDING---- Guilty.” And the Court does therefore sentence bim, Private Jamos H. Moore, No. 2, Company F, 4th Infantry, Corps d'Afrique, “to hard labor for one month under guard.

13. Private Jumes Hagan, Company B, 4th Infantry, Corps d'Asrique.

CHARGE---" Mutiny." PLEA-..“ Not Guilty.”.

Fixdixo--“ Not Guilty.” And the Court does therefore acquit him, Private James Hagan, Company B, 4th Infantry, Corps d'Afrique.

14. Lieutenant Colonel Augustus W. Benedict, 4th Infantry, Corps d'Afrique. CJARGE---- Inflicting cruel and unusual punishment, to the prejudice of Good Order and

Military Discipline. PLEA-6 Not Guilty.”

FINDING--.“ Guilty' And the Court does therefore sentence him, Lien ienant Colonel Augustus W. Benedict, 4th Infantry, Corps d'Afrique, “ to be dismissed the service.”

15 Robert Hurd, Commissary Sargeant, 4th Infantry, Corps d'Afrique.

CHARGE—“ Unlawfully disposing of Government Property.PLEA---"Guilty." The Court confirms the plea of the accused, and does therefore sentence him, Robert Hurd, Commissary Sergeant, 4th Infantry, Carps d'Afriqne, 6 to be reduced to the ranks of a private soldier, to forfeit all pay and allowances which may be due him from the United Siates, or that may become due, to be confined at hard labor at Ship Island for the term of six months, and at the expiration of that time to be dishonorably discharged the service.''

Il. Before a General Court Martial, convened at Thibodaux, Louisiana, pursuant to General Orders No. 8, of December 17th, 1863, from the Headquarters, United States F e3, Lafourche District, and of which Lieutenant Colonel L'HARLES A. Burt, 159th Regiment New York Volunteers, is President, was arraigned and tried :

First Lieutenant G. S. Stewart, 90th Régiment New York Volunteers."

CAARGE 1st ---" Theft.

CHARGE 20--" Conduct unbecoming an Officer and a Gentleman."
Plea--To the first charge--“ Not Guilty.”

To the second charge-—" Not Guilty.”
FINDING---Of the first charge---"Guilty.”'

Of the second charge-"Guilty.”

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And the Court does therefore sentence him, First Lieutenant G. S. Stewart, 90th Regiment New York Volunteers, “to be dismissed the service."

II. Before a General Court Martial, convened at Baton Rouge, Louisiana, pursuant to General Orders No. 11, of November 30, 1863, from the Headquarters, District of Baton Ronye, and of which Captain Taylor P. RUNDLETT, 38th Massachusetts Volunteers, is President, was arraigned and tried :

Elijah Clayton, Private Company F, 9th Regiment Louisiana Cavalry, Confederate

States Army.
CHARGE 1st----- Treason.

CHARGE 20----- Violation of the laws and customs of War, in being a Spy."
PLEA:---To the first charge----" Not Guilty.”

To the second charge----- Not Guilty."
FINDING----Of the first charge---.“ Guilty.”

Of the second charge.---"Guilty." And the Court does therefore sentence bin, Elijah Clayton, Private Company F, 9th Regiment Louisiana Cavalry, Confederate States Army, “ to be hanged by the neck till he be dead, at such time and place as the Major General commanding the Department may order--two-thirds of the members of the Court concurring therein."

IV. The proceedings, findings and sentences in the cases of Musician Edward B. Smith, Company B, Corporal Lewis Cady, Company K, and Privates Charles Taylor, Company K, Abram Singleton, Company F, Willis Curtis, Company D, and Julius Boudro, Company D, 4th Infantry, Corps d'Afrique, are approved. The sentences will be carried into execution at Fort Jefferson, Florida. The Proyost Marshal General, Department of the Gulf, is charged with their execution.

The proceedings, findings and sentences in the cases of Private Frank Williams, Company I, 4th Infantry, Corps d'Afrique, and Private Abraham Victoria, Company D, 4th Infantry, Corps d'Afrique, are approved ; but the execution of the sentences is suspended until fnrther orders, and they will be turned over to the Provost Marsbal General, Department of the Gulf, to be sent to Fort Jefferson, Florida, there to be kept in close confinement.

The proceedings and findings in the cases of Corporal Henry Green, Company G, Private Jacob Kennedy, Company D, Private Volsér Verrett, Company D, and Private James Hagan, Company B, all of the 4th Regiment of Infantry, "Corps

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d'Afrique, are approved. They will be released from confinement and returned to duty.

In the case of Private James H. Moore No. 2, Company F, 4th Infantry, Corps d'Afrique, the proceedings are disapproved, the evidence being conflicting and insatisfactory. He will be released from confinement and returned to duty.

In the case of Lieutenant Colonel Augustus W. Benedict, the proceedings, findings and sentence are confirmed. He ceases from this date to be an officer in the military service of the United States.

The proceedings, findings and sentence in the case of Commissary Sergeant Robert Hurd, 4th Infantry, Corps d'Afrique, are approved. He will be turned over to the Provost Marshal General, Department of the Gulf, to be sent to Sbip Island, in accordance with his sentence.

In the case of First Lieutenant G. S. Stewart, 90th Regiment New York Volunteers, the proceedings, findings and sentence are approved. He ceases from this date to be an officer in the military service of the United States.

In the case of Private Elijah Clayton, Company F, 9th Regiment Louisiana Cavalry. Confederate States Army, the proceedings are disapproved, on the ground of the admission of hearsay evidence. He will, however, be sent under guard to New Orleans, and turned over to the Provost Marshal General, to be kept finement until further orders.

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V. The General Court Martial, of which Colonel F. S. RUTHERFORD, 97th Regiment Illinois Volunteers, is President, is dissolved.

BY COMMAND OF MAJOR GENERAL BANKS':

G. NORMAN LIEBER,

Acting Assistant Adjutant General.

OFFICIAL:

Acting Assistant Adjutant General.

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