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Of the specification, 2d charge_“ Not Guilty."
Of the 2d charge“ Not Guilty.”
of the specification, 3d charge--"Guilty.”

Of the 3d charge—“ Not Guilty.”
And does therefore sentence him, Second Lieutenant G. H. Radesky, of Company
B, 1st Texas Cavalry, “ to be dismissed the service of the United States."

IV. Before a General Court Martial assembled at New Orleans, Louisiana, pursuant to General Orders No. 32, from the Headquarters, Defences of New Orleans, of August 10th, 1863, and of which Colonel T. W. Cahili, 9th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, is President, was arraigned and tried :

First Lieutenant E. K. Prouty, 2d Regiment of Infantry, Corps d'Afrique.

CHARGE. “ Conduct unbecoming an Officer and a Gentleman.": SPECIFICATION 1st—“In this, that he, C.K. Prouty, First Lieutenant 2d Regiment of Infantry, Corps d'Afrique, did grossly insult an officer of the Navy, Lieutenant Commander A. D. Perkins, by calling him a “ damned fool," and saying to him, “ you are riding with a damned whore," or words to that effect, while he (the said LieuPenant Commander A. D. Perkins) was driving out in company with a lady, the wife of Lieutenant Commander A. P. Cooke, U. S. Navy, on the public road. , All this near New Orleans, on or about the 7th day of August, 1863.”

SPECIFICATION 2d—“In this, tbat he, the said First Lieutenant E. K. Prouty, 2d Regiment of Infantry, Corps d'Afrique, while driving in company with Colonel Daniels, of the same regiment, did use abusive language towards an officer of the Navy, Lieutenant Commander Perkins, while driving in company with a lady, the wife of Lieutenant Commander Cooke, U. S. Navy, on the same road-the words used by said Lieutenant Prouty being as follows, to wit: “You say you are riding with a lady, but I say you are ridivg with a damned whore, and you are a damned ---- , and I room at 122 St. Charles Hotel, and will repeat the same thing to-morrow morning.” or words to that effect. All this near New Orleans, on or about the 7th day of August, 1863."

To which charge and specifications the accused pleaded as follows:
To the 1st specification--"Guilty."

To the 2d specification--"Guilty, except to baving said he would · repeat the same to-morrow.? ".

To the charge__“Guilty."

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

Of the 1st specification--"Guilty."
Of the 2d specification --"Guilty."

Of the charge-" Guilty."
And does therefore sentence him, First Lientenant E. K. Prouty, 2d Regiment of
Infantry, Corps d'Afrique, "to be dismissed from the service of the United States.”

V. Before a General Court Vartial convened on board the steamer Tecumseh, at Port Iludson, Louisiana, pursuant to Special Orders No. 28, of July 30, 1863, from the Headquarters, Herron's Division, and of which Lieutenant Colonel J. B. LEAKE, 20th Regiment Iowa Volunteers, is President, were arraigned and tried :

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1. Captain Byron W. Telpair, 2014 Regiment Wisconsin Volunteers.

CHARGE FIRST. Coruluct unbecoming an Officer and a Gentleman.SPECIFICATION--- In this, that the said Captain Byron W. Telfair, of Company B, 20th Regiment Wisconsin Volunteers, Infantry, on the 29th day of July, 1863, at the Parish of Point Coupée, in the State of Louisiana, did enter the dwelling house of Francis Bouligny, and take therefrom and appropriate to his own use, without the consent of the owner, the following property, belonging to Francis Bouliguy, namely: Eight bundred and fifty dollars in United States legal tender notes, consisting of six notes of the denomination of one hundred dollars each, and twelve notes of the denomination of twenty dollars each, and one note of the denomination of ten dollars; also, twenty-five dollars in silver coin, of the value of twenty-five dollars; and also, twelve hundred anıl sixty-five dollars in various denominations of notes issued and purporting to be issued by the so-called Confederate States, of the value of two hundred dollars a more particular description of which property is unknown, and cannot be ascertained."

CHARGE SECOND).

· Robbery," SPECIFICATION --- In this, that the said Captain Byron W. Telfair, of Company B, 20th Regiment Wisconsin Volunteers, Infantry, on the 29th day of July, one thousand eight hundred and sixty-three (1863), at the Parish of Point Coupée, in the State of Louisiana, did enter the dwelling house then and there being, of Francis Bouligny, and did then and there, violently, forcibly and feloniously, steal, take, and carry away, the following property, belonging to the said Francis Bouligny, namely: Eight bundred and fifty dollars in legal tender Treasury notes of the United States of America, consisting of six notes of the denomination of one buvdred dollars each, twelve notes of the denomination of twenty dollars each, and one note of the denomination of ten dollars, all of the value of eight hundred and

fifty dollars ; also, twenty-five dollars of silver coin, of the value of twenty five dollars ; and also, twelve hundred and sixty-five dollars in various denominations of notes issued and purporting to be issued by the so-called Confederate States of . America, of the value of two bundred dollars--a more particular description of which property is unknown, and cannot be ascertained."

CHARGE THIRD.

* Larceny." SPECIFICATIOX" In this, that the said Captain Byron W. Telfair, of Company B, 20th Regiment Wisconsin Volunteers, Infantry, on or about the 29th day of July, 1863, at the Parish of Point Coupée, State of Louisiana, did wilfully and feloniously steal, take, and carry away, of the property of Francis Bouligny, legal tender Treasury notes of the United States of America, as follows: Six notes of the de. nomination of one hundred dollars each, twelve notes of the denomination of twenty dollars eacb, and one rote of the denomination of ten dollars, all of the value of eight hundred and fifty dollars; also, twenty-five dollars in silver coin, of the value of twenty-five dollars ; and also, twelve hundred and sixty-five dollars in various denominations of the notes of the so-called Confederate States of America, of the value of two bundred dollars--a more particular description of which property is unknown, and cannot be ascertained.”

To all of 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 to the 1st charge--" Except as to the taking of the United States Treasury notes and the Confederate notes, Guilty."

Of the 1st charge_“Guilty.”

Of the remaining charges and specifications“ Not Guilty." And does therefore sentence bim, Captain Byron W. Telfair, 20th Regiment Wisconsin Volunteers, “ to be dismissed the service of the United States.”'

2. Private John Campbell, Company D, 26th Regiment Indiana Volunteers.

CHARGE.

Murder." SPECIFICATION ---- In this, that said Private Jobn Campbell, of Company I), 26th Regiment. Indiana Volunteers, did wilfully, feloniously, and with malice aforethought, kill one Moses H. Hughes, private of Company D, 26th Regiment Indiana Volunteers. All this at Camp Herron, near Pilot Knob, State of Missouri, on or about the 28th day of May, A. D. 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 him, Private John Campbell, of Company D, 26th Regiment Indiana Volunteers, “ to be shot to death with musketry, at such time and place as the General Commanding the Department may designate,” two-thirds of the members concurring therein.

VI. Before a Military Commission convened at Port Hudson, Louisiana, purbuant to General Orders No. 9, of July 21st, 1863, from the Headqnarters, United States Forces, at Port Hudson, and of which Lieutenant Colonel Alonzo G. Putxam, 220 Regiment Maine Volunteers, is President, was arraigned and tried :

Corporal Wm. N. Lancaster, Company A, 24th Regiment Maine Volunteers.

CHARGE FIRST.

Assault with intent to kill.SPECIFICATION—“In this, that Wm. N. Lancaster, a corporal in Company A, 24th Regiment Maine Volunteers, did, on the morning of the 14th day of July, 1863, enter the tent of First Lieutenant C. C. Newall, Company A, 24th Regiment Maine Volunteers, aforesaid, while lying sick in bis tent, with intent to kill, inflicting a severe wound in the right side, and in consequence of which wound the said Lieutenant C. C. Newall, Company A, 24th Regiment Maine Volunteers, aforesaid, did thereafter die. This at the camp of the 24th Regiment Maine Volunteers, at Port Hudson, Louisiana, on or about the 14th day of July, 1863."

CHARGE SECOND.

Murder." SPECIFICATION_“ In this, that he, William N. Lancaster, corporal in Company A, 24th Regiment Maine Volunteers, aforesaid, did, with malice aforethought, on the morning of the 14th day of July, A.D. 1863, about daylight, having taken particular pains to obtain a very sharp pointed bayonet, proceed to the tent of Lieutenant C. C. Newall, Company A, 24th Regiment Maine Volunteers, aforesaid, and after inquiring for said Newall, did enter the tent before mentioned, and with said bayonet stab the said Lieutenant C. C. Newall, Company A, 24th Regiment Maine Volunteers. aforesaid, inflicting a severe wound in the right side, thereby causing the death of said Newall in less than half an hour. All this at the camp of the 24th Regiment Maine Volunteers, on or about the 14th day of July, 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 to the 1st charge-"Guilty."
Of the 1st charge--"Guilty."

Of the specification to the 20 charge--- Guilty, excepting the words, . with malice aforethought.?"

Of the 2d charge--" Guilty.” And does therefore sentence him, Corporal William N. Lancaster, Company A, 24th Regiment Maine Volunteers, two-thirds of the members concurring therein, “to be shot to death by musketry.”

VII. The Major General Commanding disapproves of the proceedings, findings and sentence in the case of Colonel Joseph S. Morgan, 90th Regiment New York Volunteers, the evidence appearing too conflicting and unsatisfactory. The execution of the sentence is suspended until the pleasure of the President can be known.

The proceedings, findings and sentence in the case of Cardinal II. Conant, late Provost Marsbal for the Parishes of St. Bernard and Plaquemines, Louisiana, are approved. He ceases from this date to be an officer in the military service of the United States. Ship Island is designated as the place of confinement. The Provost Marsbal General is charged with the execution of this order.

The proceedings, findings and sentence in the case of Second Lieutenant G. H. Radesky, 1st Texas Cavalry, are confirmed ; but, on the recommendation of the Court, the execution of the sentence is suspended until the pleasure of the President can be known.

In the case of First Lieutenant E. K. Prouty, 24 Regiment of Infantry, Corps d'Afrique, the proceedings, findings and sentence are approved. He ceases to be an officer in the military service of the United States.

The Major General Commanding approves the proceedings, findings and sentence in the case of Captain Byron W. Teifair, 20th Regiment Wisconsin Volunteers. He ceases, therefore, from this date, to be an officer in the military service of the United States.

The proceedings, findings and sentence in the case Private John Campbell, Company D, 26th Regiment Indiana Volunteers, are approved; but, on the recommendation of the officer convening the Court, the sentence is suspended until the pleasure of the President can be known. It is however the opinion of the Major General Commanding, that justice, as well as a proper regard for the discipline of this army, require the execution of this sentence.

The proceedings in the case of Corporal William V. Lancaster, Company A, 24th Regiment Maine Volunteers, are disapproved. Material erasures and interlineations have been made in the record, without any proof of their authenticity. The accused

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