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solitary confinement on bread and water. That he forfeit to the United States all pay and allowances that is or may become due him at the expiration of his term of service, except necessary allowance for laundress, and at the expiration of his term of service to be dishonorably discharged from the service.

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IV. Private JAMES Flynn, Company A, 75th Regiment New York Volunteers.

CHARGE.

Absence without Leave." SPECIFICATION-In this: that Private James Flynn, Company A, 75th Regiment New York Yolunteers, having a pass that expired at 5 o'clock P. M., did remain from camp until near midnight. This at the United States Barracks, New Orleans on the 14th September, 1862.

To which charge and specification the prisoner pleaded Guilty.

FINDING OF THE COURT.

The Court confirmed the plea of the prisoner, and do sentence him, the said Private James Flynn, Company A, 75th Regiment New York Volunteers, to one month hard labor at Fort Jackson, and forfeiture of pay for the same period.

V. Private ARTEMAS C. King, Company A, 75th Regiment New York Volunteers,

CHARGE.

Absence without Leave.SPECIFICATION—In this : that Private Artemas C. King, Company A, 75th Regiment New York Volunteers, having a pass that expired at 5 P. M., did remain · absent all night. This at the United States Barracks, New Orleans, on the 14th of September, 1862. To which charge and specification the prisoner pleaded Guilty.

FINDING OF THE COURT. The Court confirmed the plea of the prisoner, and do sentence him, Private Artemas C. King, Company A, 75th Regiment New York Volunteers, to two months police duty, and forfeiture of ten dollars of his monthly pay for each month.

VI. Private GEORGE Fish, Company A, 75th Regiment New York Volunteers.

CHARGE.

66 Absent without Leave." SPECIFICATION— In this : that Private George Fish, Company A, 75th Regiment New York Volunteers, having a pass that expired at 5 P. M., did remain from camp all night. To which charge and specification the prisoner pleaded Guilty.

FINDING OF THE COURT.
The Court confirmed the plea of the prisoner, and do sentence him, Private

George Fish, Company A, 75th Regiment New York Volunteers, to forfeit to the United States two months of his monthly pay.

VII. Private THOMAS HARTLY, Company E, 75th Regiment New York Volunteers.

CHARGE FIRST.

" Disobedience of Orders." SPECIFICATION— In this: that the said Private Thomas Hartly, Company E, 75th New York Volunteers, after having been forbidden by his company commander, Capt. Luther Goodrich, to go outside the limits of the camp, did violate such orders, and go and remain several hours. All this at United States Barracks, New Orleans, on the 15th day of September, 1862.

CHARGE SECOND.

Conduct Prejudicial to Good Order and Military Discipline.SPECIFICATION—In this : that said Private Thomas Hartly, Company E, 75th New York Volunteers, after having got outside the limits of the camp, remained without until after 12 o'clock at night, and then came into camp in a state of in. toxication, avoiding the main entrance, and attempting to come in through the lines without the knowledge of the sentry. This at the United States Barracks, New Orleans, on the 15th of September, 1862.

To which the prisoner pleaded as follows:
To the specification of the first charge-Guilty.
To the first charge-Guilty.

To the specification of the second charge--Guilty, except to word "intoxication."

To the second charge-Guilty.

FINDING OF THE COURT.

The Court confirmed the plea of the prisoner, and do therefore sentence him, Private Thomas Hartly, Company E, 75th Regiment New York Volunteers, to forfeit to the United States three months pay, and to be confined, in charge of the guard, for the same period, every alternate seven days in solitary confinement on bread and water.

VIII. Private John Tracy, Company K, 13th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers.

CHARGE.

Conduct Prejudicial to Good Order and Military Discipline." SPECIFICATION 1st-In this : that said Private John Tracy, Company K, 13th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, did use provoking and insulting speech towards Sergeant Merwin, Company K, 13th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, to-wit, on being ordered by said Sergeant Merwin to move out of said Sergeant's way, he, the said John Tracy, did reply by telling said Sergeant Merwin to " kise his arse."

SPECIFICATION 2D-In this : that said Private John Tracy, Company K, 13th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, did resist Sergeant Winslow, of Company K, 13th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, in the discharge of his duty, said Sergeant Winslow being ordered to place said John Tracy in guard-house, did order him, said John Tracy, to go with him, which order said John Tracy did refuse to obey, and upon said Sergeant Winslow taking hold of said John Tracy, did strike said Ser. geant Winslow in the face.

SPECIFICATION 3D-In this : that the said Private John Tracy, Company K, 13th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers. did use provoking and insulting speech towards Private Frank Dessens, Company K, 13th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, to-wit, he, said John Tracy, did call said Frank Dessens a “ a damned Dutch son of a bitch," and he, the said John Tracy, did furthermore threaten to kill said Frank Desseus, when he, said John Tracy, should be released from confinement. All this at New Orleans, on the 19th of September, 1862.

To which the prisoner pleaded as follows :
To the first specification--Guilty.
To the second specification-Not Guilty.
To the third specification-Not Guilty.
To the charge-Not Guilty.

FINDING OF THE COURT.

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

Of the third specification-Guilty. And do therefore sentence him, Private John Tracy, 13th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, to forfeit to the United States ten dollars per month of his pay for twelve months, and to be confined, at hard labor, in charge of the guard, at Fort Pickens, wearing a ball weighing twenty-four pounds attached to his left leg by a chain, for the same period.

IX. Private CHARLES HALL, Company D, 12th Regiment Maine Volunteers.

CHARGE FIRST.

6 Murder." SPECIFICATION Ist—In this : that Charles Hall, private of Company D, 12th Regiment Maine Volunteers, did, on board the steamer Ceres, on Lake Pontchartrain, in the State of Louisiana, on the 13th day of September, 1862, with force and arms, wilfully and maliciously, and with malice aforethought, strike, push and force James Murray, private of said Company D, 12th Regiment Maine Volunteers, into the machinery of the engine of said steamboat, when the same was in motion, with the wilful and malicious intent aforesaid, thereby to kill and murder the said James Murray, whereby by the said wilful and malicious act aforesaid, with the mali

cious intent aforesaid, the head of said James Murray was very nearly severed from his body by the motion of the machinery aforesaid, causing his instant death. And so the said Charles Hall, in the manner aforesaid, and with express malice aforéthought, did kill and murder the said James Murray.

CHARGE SECOND

Conduct prejudicial to Good Order and Military Discipline." SPECIFICATIOy—In this : that the said Private Charles Hati, Company B, 12th Regiment Maine Volunteers, did strike and push James Murray, private Company D, 12th Regiment Maine Volunteers, so that he fell into the machinery of the enging of the steamboat Ceres, when the same machinery was in motion, thereby causing the instant death of the said James Murray. This on board steamboat Ceres, on Lake Pontchartrain, in the State of Louisiana', the 13th day of September, 1862.

To which charges and specifications the prisoner pleaded Not Guilty.

FINDING OF THE COURT.

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Of the specification of the first charge-Guilty, except to the words, "thereby to kill and murder the said James Murray,” and also except

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

Of the second charge-Guilty. And does therefore pronounce the following sentence, four of the members voting in the affirmative, that he be shot to death at such time and place as the officer commanding the Department shall appoint.

X. Hospital Steward WILLIAM H. GREY, 26th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteers,

CHARGE.

Violation of the 6th Article of War." SPECIFICATION—In this : that he, William H. Grey, Hospital Steward of the 26th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteers, upon being remonstrated with by bis superior officer for not providing proper rations for the sick, as he had been ordered to do, made answer, and added the remark, “ We had better get three more surgeons for the regiment and then stop,” thus by these words and his manner casting reflections upon the Medical Staff of this regiment. Again, upon being told that certain contrabands, who had previously been employed in the Hospital Department, and who had been discharged by the Surgeon for theft, must be kept out of said Department by him, he, the said Grey, made answer to the Surgeon, “ If you want them kept out, do it yourself,'' and upon being told that he must obey the orders of the Surgeon, he made the following remark, twice repeated, “ I wish it distinctly understood I shall obey no such order." This at Odd Fellows' Hall, New Orleans, La., on or about the 13th of September, 1862.

To which charge and specification the prisoner pleaded Not Guilty.

FINDING OF THE CORT.

Of the specification--Guilty.

Of the charge-Guilty. And the Court do therefore sentence him, Hospital Steward Wm. H. Grey, 26th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteers, that he be dishonorably discharged from the service of the United States,

XI. Private DANIEL CASEY, Company C, 26th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteers.

CHARGE.

Violation of the 9th Article of War.' SPECIFICATION—In this: that he, Private Daniel Casey, Company C, 26th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteers, did disobey the repeated order of the Commanding Officer in leaving his company. That while the Officer of the Day and Officer of the Guard were visiting their pickets, did order the said Daniel Casey, Company C, 26th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteers, to dismount from his horse, and when so ordered did refuse, saying, “ he would be damned if he would," and when told by the Officer of the Guard if he did not, he, the Officer of the Guard, would shoot him, answered, "shoot and be damned,” and said, “I have a pistol, too,” and immediately pulled it from his pocket and raised it to his eye to fire, when the Officer of the Guard fired and wounded him. This at Donaldsonville, La., on or about the 11th September, 1862) about 7 o'clock, P. M.

To which charge and specification the prisoner pleaded Not Guilty.

FINDING OF THE COURT.

Of the specification-Guilty.

Of the charge-Not Guilty, but Guilty of "Absence without leave.” And the Court does therefore sentence him, Private Daniel Casey, Company C, 26th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteers, to be confined, at hard labor, on some one of the Government fortifications, for the period of three years, and to forfeit to the United States ten dollars per month of his monthly pay during the remainder of his term of enlistment.

XII. Private HIRAM H. BOYCE, Company B, 75th Regiment New York Volunteers.

CHARGE FIRST.

Neglect of Orders." SPECIFICATION—In this : that the said Private Hiram H. Boyce, Company B, 75th Regiment New York Volunteers, did neglect to obey a written order from his company commander, Capt. T. K. Fuller, 75th Regiment New York Volunteers, to the effect that he must appear in the ranks at muster and inspection on Sunday

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