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drunken scoundrel,” and “ You may kiss my arse," and did also attempt to strike his Captain. This at Camp Parapet, La., September 23d, 1862. To which charges and specifications the prisoner pleaded Guilty.

FINDING OF THE COURT. The Court confirms the plea of the prisoner, Private Michael Reynolds, of Company B, 9th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, and do sentence him that he forfeit to the United States four dollars per month of his monthly pay for the remainder of his term of service, and that he be confined at hard labor at Fort Jackson for the saine period, and then be dishonorably discharged from the service.

XXII. First Lieut. J. H. Clinton, 9th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers.

CHARGE FIRST.

Disobedience of Orders.SPECIFICATION-In this : that he, Lieut. J. H. Clinton, 9th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, on being commanded by his superior officer, Thos. W. Cahill, Colonel 9th Regiment Connecticut Yolunteers, to remain on board the transport “Sallie Robinson," and not to leave said transport without permission from the Headquarters of said Regiment, did leave said transport without such permission, and in violation of said order. This at Baton Rouge, La., on or about the 27th of July, 1862.

CHARGE SECOND.

Conduct unbecoming an Officer and a Gentleman.SPECIFICATION-In this : that he, Lieut. J. H. Clinton, of the 9th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, did attempt to pass a guard placed on board the transport “Sallie Robinson," after said guard had informed said Lieut. Clinton that he was ordered not to allow any officer or private to pass the guard except to report to the Headquarters of the Regiment; notwithstanding which information, said Lieut. Clinton did insist on passing said guard, and did use threatening language to the acting Sergeant of the Guard, saying that he would get a detail from his company and force his way--that he would pass in spite of the guard, and other language of like import. This at Baton Rouge, La., on or about the 26th July, 1862.

CHARGE THIRD.

Conduct to the prejudice of Good Order and Military Discipline." SPECÍFICATION–In this: that he, said J. H. Clinton, First Lieutenant 9th Connecticut Volunteers, did kill, or cause to be killed, an ox belonging to the Subsistence Department of the U. S. Army, and for which Lieut. Frank Wells, A. C, S., U. S. A., is responsible. This at Camp Parapet, La., on or about the 22d August, 1862.

To which charges and specifications the prisoner pleaded Not Guilty.

FINDING OF THE COURT.
Of the specification of the first charge--Guilty.
Of the first charge-Guilty.
Of the specification of the second charge--Guilty.
Of the second charge-Guilty.
Of the specification of the third charge-Guilty.

Of the third charge-Guilty. And do therefore sentence that First Licut. J.H. Clinton, 9th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, that he be dismissed from the service of the United States, and shall forfeit all pay and allowances due him from the United States Government, and that he make good all loss to the Government from the killing of the ox specified.

XXIII. Private Edward RILEY, Company B, 9th Regiment Connecticut Volun

teers.

CHARGE.

Violation of the 9th Article of War, and Conduct to the prejudice of Good Order and

Military Discipline.SPECIFICATION—In this: that he, Private Edward Riley, of Company B, 9th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, when ordered with his section of company to stand guard on the reserves by bis commanding officer of said company, said he would not, and failed to do so. This at Baton Rouge, on or about the 16th August, 1862.

To which charge and specification the prisoner pleaded Not Guilty.

FINDING OF THE COURT.

Of the specification--Guilty.

Of the charge-Guilty. Aud the Court does therefore sentence that Private Edward Riley, of Company B, 9th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, be confined at Fort Jackson at hard labor, with ball and chain, for the period of foui months, and forfeit to the United States ten dollars per month of his monthly pay for the same period.

XXIV. Private MICHAEL KILLOHY, Company E, 9th Regiment Connecticut Volun

teers.

CHARGE.

6. Violation of the 9th Article of War." SPECIFICATION-In this : that he, Private Michael Killohy, of Company E, 9th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, when ordered to dress to the right at a company drill of his company, on or about the 26th day of September, 1862, did say to Second Lieut. Francis McKeon, commanding Company E, By Jesus Christ, I will drive my bayonet through you."

To which charge and specification the prisoner pleaded Not Guilty.

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FINDING OF THE COURT.

Of the specification-Guilty, except to the words "Jesus Christ.“

of the charge-Guilty. And the Court does thorefore sentence him, Private Michael Killohy, of Company E, 9th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, to be confined at hard labor on the fortifications of the United States on the Island of Tortugas for the period of five years.

XXV. Capt. S. TYLER REED, Company A, 2d Massachusetts Cavalry.

CHARGE.

Conduct unbecoming an Officer and a Gentleman.SPECIFICATION 1st-In this : that Capt. S. Tyler Reed, of Company A, 2d Mas sachusetts Cavalry, did, without proper cause or provocation, shoot with a pistol containing ball and powder, a negro boy named William Bird, hitting said negro in the eye, destroying and otherwise injuring the health and endangering the life of said negro. Said negro boy was a contraband, and belonged to a camp adjacent to said Capt. Reed's. This at or near Camp Williams, on or about August 30th, 1862.

SPECIFICATION 2D—In this : that Capt. S. Tyler Reed, of Company A, 2d Massachusettt Cavalry, did shoot at, without cause, Sergeant Samuel Pollock, of Company H, 6th Regiment Michigan Volunteers. This at Camp Williams, La., on or about the 30th August, 1882.

SPECIFICATION 3D-In this : that Capt. S. Tyler Reed, of Company A, 2d Massachushtts Cavalry, did shoot at, with a loaded pistol, Sergeant Henry Blake, of Company A, 7th Regiment Vermont Volunteers, without cause. This at or near Camp Williams, La., on or about the 30th August, 1862.

Te which charge and specifications the prisoner pleaded Not Guilty.

FINDING OF THE COURT.

Of the first specification-Guilty so far as to include the words “ hitting said negro in the eye.”

Of the second specification-Not Guilty.
Of the third specification-Not Guilty.

Of the charge-Not Guilty. But the Court, although satisfied that Capt. Reed had no criminal intent in the act proved, still consider him guilty of gross carelessness in the use of his pistol, and the Court therefore pronounce the following sentence :

That Capt. S. Tyler Reed, of Company A, 2d Massachusetts Cavalry, be reprimanded by the officer commanding the Department.

XXVI. Private CHRISTOPHER Low, Company E, 4th Reg’t Wisconsin Volunteers.

CHARGE FIRST.

Misbehavior before the Enemy." SPECIFICATION-In this : that on the morning of the 5th August, 1862, and

immed iately before the battle of Baton Rouge on that morning, the said Christo pher Low, of Company E, 4th Regiment Wisconsin Volunteers, being well informed as to the impending battle, did absent himself from his said company and regiment without permission from his commanding officer, during the progress of said battle and

it mination by the retreat of the enemy. SPECIFICATION 2D--In this: that on the morning of the 7th September, 1862 when the line of the regiment to which the said Christopher Low, Company E, 4th; Re giment Wiseonsin Volunteers, belonged, was formed preparatory to starting úpon an expedition against the enemy, he, the said Christopher Low, was absent from his company and regiment without leave from his commanding officer, nor did he take part in said expedition, but remained absent from his company and regiment until said expediti on had returned to camp.

CHARGE SECOND.

Disobedience of Order s." SPECIFICATION-In this: that on the 5th of August, 1862, at Baton Rouge, La., this said Christopher Low, Company E, 4th Regiment Wisconsin Volunteers, with oth er members of his company, being ordered by his commanding officer the night before, to be in his company ranks promptly at 2 o'clock A. M., of August 5th, preparatory to a meeting with the enemy, he, the said Christopher Low, Company E, 4th Regiment Wisconsin Volunteers, did disobey the said order of his commanding officer, by neglecting to take his place in the ranks of his company at the time stated, but did absent himself therefrom for the full space of one day, notwithstanding the orders of his commanding officer to the contrary.

SP ECIFICATION 21—In this: that on tne 7th of September, 1862, at Carrollton, the said Christopher Low, Company E, 4th Regiment Wisconsin Volunteers, having the day before been released from the guard-house for the express purpose of having his services on a projected expedition against the rebels, and having been at the time ordered by his commanding officer to hold himself in readiness for said expedition, did disobey the said orders of his commanding officer, by neglecting to appear in his proper place in the ranks on said expedition.

CHARGE THIRD.

6 Absence without Leave." SPECIFICATION 1st-In this : that the said Christopher Low, Company E, 4th Re. giment Wisconsin Volunteers, did, on the 5th August, 1862, at Baton Rouge, La., absent himself from his company and regiment, without leave from his commanding officer, for the space of one day.

SPECIFICATION 2D-In this : that the said Christopher Low, Company E, 4th Regiment Wisconsin Volunteers, did, on or about the 6th September, 1862, absent himself from his company and regiment, without leave from his commanding officer, for four days, commencing on the said 6th of September, 1862. This at Carrollton Louisiana.

To which charges and specifications the prisoner pleaded as follows :
To the first specification of the first charge--Not Guilty.
To the second specification of the first charge--Guilty.
To the first charge-Not Guilty.
To the first specification of the socond charge-Not Guilty.
To the second specification of the secon'l charg'-Not Guilty.
To the second charge-Not Guilty.
To the first specification of the third charge-Not Guilty.
To the second specification of the third charge-Not Guilty.
To the third charge--Not Guilty.

FINDING OF THE COURT.

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

Of the third charge-Guilty. And the Court therefore pronounce the following sentence : That Private Christopher Low, of Company E, 4th Regiment Wisconsin Volunteers, be shot to death, at such time and place as the Commanding General sball designate.

XXVIII. Private Isaac Russell, Company K, 9th Regiment Connecticut Yolun

teers.

CHARGE.

Conduct prejudicial to Good Order and Military Discipline. SPECIFICATION-In this : that he, the said Private Isaac Russell, Company K, Ith Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, did, without authority, kill an ox belonging to the Subsistence Department of the United States Army, and for which Lieut. Frank Wells, A. C. S., U. S. A., is responsible. This at Camp Parapet, La., ou or about the 23d of August, 1862. The average cost of cattle is $100 17 per head.

To which charge and specification the prisoner pleaded Not Guilty.

FINDING OF THE COURT.

Of the specification --Guilty.

Of the charge-Guilty. And the Court do therefore sentence him as follows: That he, Private Isaac Russell'

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