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No. 12.

Ship Island, April 15, 1862.

A General Court Martial is hereby appointed, to meet at Ship Island, on the 18th day of April, 1862, or as soon thereafter as practicable, for the trial of John McCluskey, 15th Regiment Maine Volunteers, and such other prisoners as may be brought before it.

DETAIL FOR THE COURT:

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1. Col. H. W. Birge, 13th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers.
2. Col. Hawks Fearing, 8th
3. Col. F. S. Nickerson, 14th
4. Col. Neal Dow, 13th

5. Col. Roberts,

7th

6. Col. Stephen Thomas, 8th

Capt. Elisha Winter, 12th Maine Volunteers, Judge Advocate.

No other officers than these named can be assembled without manifest injury to the service.

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BY COMMAND OF MAJOR GENERAL BUTLER :

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Assistant Adjutant General.

No. 13.

Ship Island. April 15, 1862.

The command of the forces at Ship Island will, until further orders, devolve upon Acting Brigadier General George F. Shepley, Colonel 12th Maine Volunteers, to whom all the commanders of regiments and independent companies will immediately report.

BY COMMAND OF MAJOR GENERAL BUTLER :

GEO. C. STRONG,

Assistant Adjutant General.

No. 14.

Head of the Mississippi Passes, April 24, 1862.

The transports Mississippi, Matanzas, Lewis, Saxon, and Great Republic, with all the troops now on board, will proceed, under convoy of U. S. steamers Miami and Sachem, and without delay, to Sable Island, with a view to reaching Quarantine Station, in rear of Fort St. Philip.

All of the abovenamed troops will be under the command of Brig. Gen. Williams until further orders.

II. Brig. Gen. Phelps will remain in command of all the troops on board transport ships North America and E. W. Farley, and hold himself in readiness to occupy the Forts as soon as they shall have been reduced.

BY COMMAND OF MAJOR GENERAL BUTLER :

GEO. C. STRONG,

Assistant Adjutant General.

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