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Of the second specification, second charge---- Not Guilty." of the second charge_"Not Guilty."

Of the first specification, third charge---- Guilty, except the words “insist upon its being forwarded, at a time when there were apprehensions of a general resistance to the execution of an order from the Headquarters of the Department of the Sonth. ?

Of the second specification, third charge_“ Guilty."

Of the third charge ----" Not Guilty.” And the Court being of opinion that there was no criminality, does therefore acquit him.

2. Private Michael Madden, Company C, 90th Regiment New York Volunteers.

CHARGE FIRST.

6. Violation of the 301h Article of War." SPECIFICATIOX—“In this, that the said Michael Madden, private Company C, 90th Regiment New York Volunteers, did, without urgent necessity and without leare from his superior officer, quit his guard. This at Key West. Florida, on the 21st day of February, 1863"

CHARGE SECOND.

Drunkenness while on Guard." SPECIFICATION— In this, that the said Michael Madden, private Company C, 90th Regiment New York Volunteers, did procure intoxicating liquor and become intoxicated thereon, while doing duty on the provost guard of Key West. This at Key West, Florida, on the 21st day of February, 1863."

CHARGE THIRD.

- Sedition.SPECIFICATION—". In this, that the said Michael Madden, private Company C, 90th Regiment New York Volunteers, did, while in a state of intoxication, go about the streets of Key West, threatening and thereby frightening unoffending citizens of that town. This at Key West, Florida, on or about the 21st day of February, 1863,"

CHARGE FOURTI.

- Burglary.SPECIFICATION --" In this, that the said Michael Madden, private Company C, 90th Regiment New York Volunteers, did forcibly and burglariously enter houses of citizens of Key West, Florida, and take therefrom the following articles, property of said citizens, viz: one guitar, one glass tumbler, one prayer book, and six daguerreotypes. This at Key West, Florida, on the 21st day of February, 1863.”'

CHARGE FIFTH.

- Violation of the 9th Article of War." SPECIFICATION—" In this, that the said Michael Madden, private Company C, 90th Regiment New York Volunteers, did violently assault Sergeant McGuire, Com

pany C, of said regiment, the said sergeant being at the time in the execution of his office. All this at Key West, Florida, on the 21st day of February, 1863."

To which charges and specifications the accused pleaded “Not Guilty.”

The Court, after mature deliberation on the evidence adduced, finds the accused as follows:

Of the specification, first charge-"Guilty."
Of the first charge-"Guilty.”
Of the specification, second charge--"Guilty."
of the second charge--"Guilty"
Cf the specification, third charge_-“ Not Guilty.”
Of the third charge--“ Not Guilty."

Of the specification, fourth charge --- Guilty, except the words • forcibly, and one guitar,' and 'one glass tumbier. ;?

Of the fourth charge---"Guilty.”'
Of the specification, fifth charge—“ Guilty."

Of the fifth charge--"Guilty." And does therefore sentence him, said Michael Madden, private Company C, 90th Regiment New York Volunteers, “ to forfeit to the United States all pay and allowances that is or may be coming to him, have bis head shaved, and be drummed out of the service."

3. Private Michael Norton, Company A, 90th Regiment New York Volunteers.

CHARGE FIRST.

.“ Violation of the 50th Article of War.” SPECIFICATION—_“ In this, that the said Private Michael Norton, Company A, 90th Regiment New York Volunteers, did, without urgent necessity and without leave from his superior officer, quit bis guard. This at Key West, Florida, on the 21st day of February, 1863."

CHARGE SECOND.

Drunkenness while on Guard." SPECIFICATIONIn this, that the said Private Michael Norton did procure intoxicating liquor and become intoxicated thereon, while doing duty on provost guard. This at Key West, Florida, on the 21st day of February, 1863."

CHARGE THIRD.

Burglary." SPECIFICATION——“ In this, that the said Private Michael Norton did forcibly and burglariously enter the houses of citizens of Key West, Florida, and take therefrom the following articies, property of the said citizens, viz: one guitar, one glass tum. bler, one prayer book, and six daguerreotypes. This at Key West, Florida, on the 21st day of February, 1863.”'

To which charges and specifications the accused pleaded as follows:

To the specification, first charge--"Guilty."
To the first charge—“ Guilty."
To the specification, second charge--- Guilty.”
To the second charge-- Guilty."
To the specification, third charge-- Not Guilty."
To the third charge ---- Not Guilty."

The Court, after mature deliberation on the evidence adduced, finds the accused as follows :

Of the specification, first charge---- Guilty."
Of the first charge--"Guilty.”
Of the specification, second charge—“. Guilty.''
Of the second charge---"Guilty.”
of the specification, third charge---"Not Guilty."

Of the third charge--.“ Not Guilty. Ard does therefore sentence him, the said Private Michael Norton, Company C, 90th Regiment New York Volunteers, “ to forfeit three months of his pay for the use of the United States Government, and undergo imprisonment for a period of thirty days, fourteen of wbich to be close confinement, on bread and water diet, with ball and chain.”

4. Second Lieutenant Charles X. Smith, Company H, 90th Regiment New York Volunteers.

CHARCE. ** Corulucl ur:becoming an Officer and a Gentleman.SPECIFICATION_“In this, that the said Lieutenant Charles N. Smith, Company H, 90th Regiment New York Volunteers, did use the following language to Captain Jobn C. Smart, Company II, 90th Regiment New York Volunteers, his superior officer : • What is the matter with you. If you want to fight me, God damn you, I will give you all enough to do. I would have you know that I don't care a God damn for you. All this at Key West, Florida, on or about the 24th day of November, 1862.”

To which charge and specification the accused pleaded “ Not Guilty.”

The Court, after ipature deliberation on the evidence adduced, finds the accused as follows:

Of the specification--- Guilly."

Of the charge--"Guilty.” And does therefore sentence bim, the said Second Lieutenant Charles N. Smitb, Company II, 90th Regiment New York Volunteers, “ to be dismissed the service."

5. First Lieutenant Charles W. Smith, Company G, goth Regiment New York

Volunteers.

CUARGE FIRST.

" Neglect of Duty." SPECIFICATION~"* In this, that the said Lieutenant Charles X. Smith, Company G, 90th Regiment New York Volunteers, did, on the night of the 10th of March, when he was Officer of the Day, perinit and encourage an enlisted man who was drunk to occupy and sleep in his (the said Lieutenant Charles N. Smith's) quarters, and to create an uproar, to the disturbance and annoyance of the officers in the same building, and did not send him (tte said enlisted man), although after • taps,' to bis proper quarters, or cause him to be quiet. ".

CHARGE SECOND. • Conduct unbecoming an Officer and a Gentleman, and prejudicial to Good Order

and Military Discipline." SPECIFICATION __" In this, that the said Lieutenant Charles N. Smith did allow and keep in his quarters all night, a drunken enlisted mail, and encourage him to speak disrespectfully and abusively of his superior officers ; and upon the said enlisted man gaying that every officer who had sent in bis resignation was a son of a bitch,' did reply, that's so ;' and did further permit, encourage, and agree to many other things said, of a like nature. All this at Key West, Florida, on or about March 10th, 1863.".

To which charges and specifications the accused pleaded "Not Guilty.”

The Court, after mature deliberation on the evidence adduced, finds the accused as follows :

Of the specification, first charge--"Guilty, excepting the wordsó encouraged’or * cause bim to be quiet.? "

Of the first charge_" Guilty.”

Of the specification, second charge---"Guilty of . allowing and keeping in his quarters all night, a drunken enlisted man.

of the second charge -_- Guilty, except the words ó unbecoming an officer and a gentleman.'"

And does therefore sentence him, the said Charles N. Smith, First Lieutenant Company G, 90th Regiment New York Volunteers, “ to be reprimanded by his commanding officer."

IV. Before a General Court Martial, convened at Baton Rouge, Louisiana, pursuant to Special Orders No. 31, of February 13th, 1863, from Headquarters, United States Forces at Baton Rouge, and of which Lie:tenan! Colonel FRANK Gort, 174th Regiment New York Volunteers, is President, were arraigned and tried :

1. First Lieutenant John J. O'Gorman, Company I, 50th Regiment Massachusetts

Volunteers.

CHARGE.

" Drunkenness on Duly." SPECIFICATION --" In this, that the said First Lieutenant John J. O'Gorman, Company I, 50th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteers, was drunk while on provost guard duty. This at or near Baton Rouge, on or about the 31 and 13th days of January, 1863."

To which charge and specification the accused pleaded “Not Guilty."

The Court, after mature deliberation on the evidence adduced, finds the accused as follows:

Of the specification--"Guilty.”

Of the charge-"Guilty.” And does therefore sentence tim, First Lieutenant Jobn J. O'Gorman, Company I, 50th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteers, " to be cashiere l.”

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2. Private John Griffilh, Company G, 171th Regiment New York Volunteers.

CHARGE FINST.

Desertion.SPECIFICATION --" In this, that Private John Grillith, ('ompany G, 171th Regiment New York Volunteers, having been duly enlisted in the service of the United States, as a private in said company and regiment, deserted said service, and said company, and said regiment. This at Baton Rouge, on or about the 9th of January, 1863."

CHARGE SECOND). Condwet to the prejuilice of Good Order and Military Discipline.? SPECIFICATION Ist--"* In this, that Private John Griffith, Company G, 174th Regiment New York Volunteers, since absenting himself from the barracks, did, at various times, sell liquor to enlisted men throughout the city of Baton Rouge."

SPECIFICATION 20 --- In this, that Private John Grimith, Company G, 17:41h Regiment New York Volunteers, did say that he would kill any one who would attempt to arrest him, or words to that effect. This at Baton Rouge, on or about the 28th of January, 1863."

To which charges and specifications the accused pleaded as follows :
To the specification, first charge-- Guilty.”'
To the first charge---- Guilty."
To the first specification, second charge— Not Guilty.”
To the second specification, second charge_-" Not Guilty.”
To the second charge--" Not Guilty.”

After mature deliberation on the evidence adduced, the Court finds the accused as follows:

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