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Private Michael Kelly, of Company D, 9th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, as follows:

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. And the Court does therefore sentence the said Private Michael Kelly, of Company D, 9th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, that he be sent to Fort Jackson, or to some other place, to be designated by the General Commanding, and there be confined and kept at hard labor for the term of one year, and that he forfeit all pay and allowances now due, or hereafter to become due bim from the Government, to the United States, except just debts due to the sutler and laundress, and that he then be dishonorably dismissed the service of the United States.

VII. NICHOLAS DOYLE, Company D, 9th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers.

CHARGE FIRST.

Violation of the 6th Article of War." SPECIFICATION—In this : that he, Private Nicholas Doyle, of Company D, 9th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, at Baton Rouge, La., did use violent, contemptuous and disrespectful language towards Thomas C. Coats, his Captain, commanding said company, saying : “I'll kill the God damned scoundrel; he ought to have been killed long ago; give me a gun--I'll kill him," referring to his said Captain, and did seize a gun and did attempt to execute his said threat. This on or about the 7th day of June, 1862.

CHARGE SECOND.

Violation of the 9th Article of War." SPECIFICATIOS—In this : that he, Private Nicholas Doyle, of Company D, 9th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, at Baton Rouge, La., did strike Thomas C. Coats, his Captain, commanding said company, while he, said Captain Coats, was in discharge of his duty. This at Baton Rouge, La., on or about the 7th day of June, 1862.

To which the accused, Private Nicholas Doyle, pleaded as follows:
Of the specification of first charge--Not Guilty.
Of the first charge—Not Guilty.
Of the specification of second charge--Not Guilty.
Of the second charge-Not Guilly.

FINDING OF THE COURT.
The Court having maturely considered the evidence adduced, finds the accused,
Private Nicholas Doyle, Company D, 9th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, as fol-
lows:

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.
And the Court does therefore sentence the said Private Nicholas Doyle, of Company
D, 9th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, that he be shot to death.

Two-thirds of the members composing this General Court Martial, voted for and concurred in the above sentence.

VIII. Private ANTHONY Bulger, of Company D, 9th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers.

CHARGE.

- Conduci prejudicial to Good Order and Military Discipline.SPECIFICATION -In this : that Private Anthony Bulger, of Company D, 9th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, did absent himself from the camp of his regiment, without leave from his commanding officer, from about the hour of 9 o'clock A. M., till 5 o'clock P. M., when he was arrested by the picket guard, in a state of intoxication.

To which the accused, Private Anthony Bulger, pleaded as follows:
Of the specification of the charge-Not Guilty.
Of the charge-Not Guilty.

FINDING OF THE COURT.
The Court having maturely considered the evidence adduced, finds the accused,
Private Anthony Bulger, of Company D, 9th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, as
follows :

Of the specification of the charge--Guilty.

Of the charge-Guilty. And the Court does therefore sentence the said Anthony Bulger, of Company D, 9th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, to forfeit fifteen dollars of his pay, and to bard labor, with ball and chain attached to his leg, for the period of fifteen days.

IX. Private BURNARD Burns, Company D, 9th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers.

CHARGE.

Conduct to the prejudice of Good Order and Military Discipline.SPECIFICATION—In this : that Private Burnard Burns, of Company D, 9th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, did appear in his company street drunk and disorderly, saying to the cook : “Is this the dinner you have got for me, you damned son of a bitch?” and he put his hand on his bayonet, saying : “I will rip your guts out,

you damned son of a bitch," following the cook at the same time. This at Baton Rouge, La., on or about the 10th day of June, 1862.

To which the accused, Private Burnard Burns, pleaded as follows:
Of the specification of the charge--Not Guilty.
Of the charge-Not Guilty.

FINDING OF THE COURT.
The Court baving maturely considered the evidence adduced, finds the accused,
Private Burnard Burns, of Company D, 9th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, as
follows:

Of the specification of the charge-Guilty.

Of the charge-Guilty. And the Court does therefore sentence the said Private Burnard Burns, of Company D, 9th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, to be kept in solitary confinement, on bread and water, for fourteen days, and to forfeit fifteen dollars of his pay

X. Private PETER MOCORMACK, Company F, 9th Connecticut Volunteers.

CHARGE.

" Absence without Leare." SPECIFICATION- In this : that Private Peter McCormack, of Company F, 9th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, did absent himself from his company and regiment, without leave, for three days. This at Baton Rouge, La., on or about the 6th, 7th and 8th days of June, 1862.

To which the accused, Private Peter McCormack, pleaded as follows:
Of the specification of the charge--Guilty.
Of the charge--Guilty.

FINDING OF THE COURT.
The Court, having maturely considered the evidence adduced, finds the accused,
Private Peter McCormack, of Company F, 9th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, as
follows:

Of the specification of the charge---Guilty.

Of the charge--Guilty. And the Court does therefore sentence the said Private Peter McCormack, Company F, 9th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, that he forfeit fifteen dollars of his pay to the United States, and to ten days hard labor in his regiment.

II.

The proceedings of the General Court Martial in the foregoing cases have been transmitted to the General Commanding the Department of the Gulf, and are by him approved.

The Commanding General, in the case of James K. Moore, Company I, 7th Regiment Vermont Volunteers, because of his condition, as shown by the finding of

the Court, orders him to be discharged from the service; and in the cases of Nicholas Doyle, Company D, 9th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, that the sentence be not carried out till further orders, and that he be sent, in the meantime, to hard labor at Fort Jackson.

III. The General Court Martial, of which Lieut. Col. John A. Keith, is President, is dissolved.

BY COMMAND OF MAJOR GENERAL BUTLER :

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

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At the General Court Martial, which convened at New Orleans, La., Jursuant to Special Orders No. 136, of June 21th, 1862, from these Headquarters, and of which Lieutenant Colonel Kimball, 12th Regiment Maine Volunteers, is President, were arraigned and tried :

1. Captain E. W. Thompson, 1st Battery Maine Volunteers.

CHARGE FIRST. * Conuluct unbecoming an Officer and a Gentleman." SPECIFICATION--In this : that Capt. E. W. Thompson, of the 1st Maine Battery, was, on or about the night of the 13th of June, 1862, in the city of New Orleans, drunk; and that, while intoxicated, he, Capt. E. W. Thompson, of the Ist Maine Battery, did enter the company grounds of said Battery, at Tivoli Circle, New Orleans, and did there and then, by his disgraceful and unsoldieily conduct, demean himself before the officers and soldiers then and there present.

CHARGE SECOND.

- General Neglect of Duty." SPECIFICATION-In this : that Capt. E. W. Thompson, of the 1st Maine Battery, bas wilfully neglected the duties which have devolved upon him as commander of said Battery, leaving almost the entire command to inferior officers, seldom visiting the company grounds, except when intoxicated ; and that the discipline of said company or Battery is impeded and undermined by a system of favoritism, which excludes some from deserved punishment, and others even from the ordinary routine of duty, all of which has a bad effect on the good order and discipline of the camp. To which charges and specifications the prisoner pleaded Not Guilty.

FINDING OF THE COURT.
Of the specification of the first charge--Not Guilty.
Of the first charge-Not Guilty.
Of the specification of the second charge-- Not Guilty.
Of the second charge-Not Guilty.

And the Court does therefore acquit him.
II. Lieutenant Corridon D. Suitur, of the 21 Battery Vermont Volunteers.

CHARGE.
Conduct unbecoming an Officer and a Gentleman."
SPECIFICATION 1st-In this : that the said Corridon D. Smith, of the 20 Vermont
Battery, while stationed at Ship Island, Mississippi, on or about the 12th day of

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