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New Orleans, November 19, 1862.

No. 97.

Captain Franko, of the 12th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, having been tried and found guilty, by a Military Commission, of receiving bribes, and sentenced by the Commission to be dismissed from the service of the United States, said sentence is approved by the Commanding General, and ordered to be carried into effect.

BY COMMAND OF MAJOR GENERAL BUTLER :

R. S. DAVIS,
Captain and Acting Assistant Adjutant General.

No. 98.

New Orleans, Norember 20, 1862.

The Commanding General, upon the finding of the Board of Inquiry upon the conduct of the 7th Regiment Vermont Volunteers, at the battle of Baton Rouge learns that he was led into a mistake by the official reports of that action as to the loss by that regiment of its colors ; it proving to have been the camp color left in camy, and not the regimental color, that was brought off the field by tho Massachusetts Battery.

He therefore has pleasure in ordering the regimental colors to be restored to the regiment, not doubting that it will, in its next action, carn for itself a position and name, which will be a credit to itself, its State and country.

BY COMMAND OF MAJOR GENERAL BUTLER:

GEO. C. STRONG,
Assistant Adjutant General, Chief of Staff.

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