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March last, did take, or cause to be taken, and did appropriate to his own use, from the transport ship Idaho, while lying in the harbor at Ship Island, Mississippi, a quantity of company stores belonging to the United States Government, viz: flour, bacon, tea, sugar, candles, etc.

SPECIFICATION 2d--In this : that the said Corridon D. Smith did unlawfully draw more rations than men under his command, and appropriate the same to his own private use, while stationed at the Customhouse, New Orleans, from May 3, 1862. to on or about May 30, 1862.

SPECIFICATION 3d-In this : that the said Corridon D. Smith did draw rations from the mess of his Battery, and did mess with them, to the prejudice of good order and discipline. This from the 3d of May, 1862, to on or about May 30, 1862.

To which charges and specifications the accused pleaded as follows:
To the first specification--Not Guilty.
To the second specification-Not Guilty.
To the third specification-Not Guilty.
To the charge-Not Guilty.

FINDING OF THE COURT.
The Court having maturely weighed and considered the evidence, both on the
side of the prosecution and of the accused, is of the opinion that the said Corridon
D. Smith, Lieutenant, 2d Battery Vermont Volunteers, is--

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

Of the charge---Guilty.
And does therefore sentence the said Corridon D. Smith, Lieutenant, 2d Battery
Vermont Volunteers, to be dismissed from the service.

III. FRANCIS C. WILLIAMS, Chaplain 8th Regiment Vermont Volunteers.

CHARGE FIRST.

Disobedience of Orders.SPECIFICATION 1st-In this : that the said Francis C. Williams, Chaplain 8th Regiment Vermont Volunteers, having, by order of Col. Stephen Thomas, commanding 8th Regiment Vermont Volunteers, been left in charge of a detachment of sick soldiers, at Ship Island, on the 6th day of May, 1862, with instructions to be vigilant in the discharge of his duties, to draw the necessary and proper rations for the men left under his command, neglected, after one day, to pay any attention to the duties assigned him ; that he did not attend to drawing rations as ordered, and entirely disregarded his instructions in every particular, from which neglect the men were made to suffer and military order set at defiance.

SPECIFICATION 2d—In this : that in violation of orders, he left his post at Ship Island, on or about the 13th of May, without making any provision whatever for drawing rations for said sick soldiers, (he being the only person authorized to draw said rations,) and proceeded to Camp Parapet, where he remained for several days, and did not report himself to the commanding officer of his regiment for three days after having arrived within the immediate vicinity of his regimental quarters, thus manifesting an entire disregard both for the duties he had left undone and all prospective duties that might arise when at his proper post. This at Ship Island, on or about the 13th of May, 1862.

(ILARGE SECOND). * Violation of the 4th, 120 and 41th A ticles of War." SPECIFICATION-In this: that the said Francis C. Williams, Chaplain sth Regiment Vermont Volunteers, did - absent himself from the duties assigned bim" without sufficient cause, did - lie out of his quarters or camp without leave from his supe. rior officer, and did go from the place of rendezvous without leave from his commanding officer, before he was regularly dismissed or relieved." This at Ship Island, Miss., on or abont the 13th of May, 1862.

To which charges and specifications the accused pleaded as follows:
To the first specification of first charge--Not Guilty.
To the second specitication of the first charge-Not Guilty.
To the first charge-Not Guilty,
To the specification of the second charge--Not Guilty.
To the second charge--Not Guilty.

After mature deliberation on the testimony adduced, the Court finds the prisoner as follows:

Of the first specification of the first charge --Not Guilty.
Of the second specification of the first charge---Not Guilty.
Of the first charge-Not Guilty.
Of the specification of second charge-Not Guilty.
Of the second charge-Not Guilty.
And the Court does therefore acquit him.

IV. Private DANIEL MCKAY, Company F, 13th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers.

CHARGE FIRST.

Drunkenness." SPECIFICATION Ist-In this : that the said Daniel McKay, Private Company F, 13th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, was intoxicated, on the 12th day of July, 1862, at New Orleans, La.

CHARGE SECOND.

- Absence without Leave." SPECIFICATION 1st-In this : that the said Daniel McKay, private in Company F, 13th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, did absent himself from and lie out of his quarters, without leave from his superior officer, from July 12th to July 14th, 1862. This at New Orleans, Louisiana, on or about that day.

To which charges and specifications the prisoner pleaded--
To the specification of first charge--Not Guilty.
To the first charge--Not Guilty.
To the specification of the second charge--Not Guilty.
To the second charge-Not Guilly.

FINDING OF THE COURT. The Court, having maturely weighed and considered the evidence adduced in support of it, is of opinion that Daniel McKay. a private of Company F, 13th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, is--- .

Of the specification of the first charge--Guilty.
Of the first charge--Guilty.
Of the specification of the second charge-Not Guilty.

Of the second charge--Not Guilty. And does therefore sentence the said Daniel McKay, private in Company F, 13th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, to forfeit to the United States his monthly pay for two months, and be confined, at hard labor, at Fort Jackson, for the same period, to wit, two months.

V. First Lieutenant JOSEPH R. SALLA, 4th Massachusetts Battery.

CHARGE FIRST.

Violation of the 9th Article of War." SPECIFICATION 1st--In this : that he, Lieut. Joseph R. Salla, of the 4th Battery Massachusetts Volunteers, did, with uplifted sabre, threaten a guard which had just arrested a drunken soldier, and when ordered away by his superior officer, Capt. Manning, 4th Battery Vermont Volunteers, and Capt. Holcomb, 2d Battery Vermont Volunteers, did refuse to go, and did threaten the said officers with uplifted sabre and furious gestures, and dared them to come on and fight with him. This in the city of New Orleans, on or about May 4th, 1862.

CHARGE SECOYD. Concluct unbecoming an Officer, and to the prejudice of Military Discipline."

SPECIFICATION Ist---In this : that he, Lieut. Joseph R. Salla, of the 4th Battery Massachusetts Volunteers, did, on the 4th day of May, 1862, interfere in a violent and threatening manner, by lifting up his sabre and threatening to strike several members of the guard, who had arrested Private Frederick Taylor, of the 4th Battery Massachusetts Volunteers, who was intoxicated. This at New Orleans, La.

SPECIFICATION 2d-In this : that he, Lieut. Joseph R. Salla, when ordered by Capt. C. H. Manning, of the 4th Battery Massachusetts Volunteers, to desist and retire, did lift up his sabre in a violent manner, and threatened and dared the said Capt. C. H. Manning to come on, and refused to leave. This in the public streets of New Orleans, La., on the 4th day of May, 1862, at mid-day.

To which charges and specifications the prisoner pleaded---Not Guilty.

The Court, having maturely weighed and considered the evidence adduced in the charges and specifications against Lieut Joseph R. Salla, Ath Battery Massachusetts Volunteers, both on the side of the prosecution and of the accused, is of the opinion, that Joseph R. Salla, First Lieutenant of the Ith Battery Massachusetts Volunteers, is-

Of the 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 the second charge- Guilty.

Of the second charge--(vuilty.
And does therefore sentence the said Joseph R. Salla, First Lieutenant of the 4th
Battery Massachusetts Volunteers, to be dismissed the sereice. The date of such
dismission to be the day of the publication of such proceedings.

VI. Jouy McNuty, Private of Company F, 13th Regiment Maine Volunteers.

(HARGE FIRST.

- Intoxication." SPECIHICATION--In this : that the said John McNulty, at Pass Christian, on the 21 day of June, 1862, became intoxicated, and on being ordered by his Captain to take a blanket and proceed to the transport lying at the pier, did refuse so to do.

CHARGE SECOND.

- Violation of the 9th Article of War." SPECIFICATION-In this : that the said John McSulty, at Ship Island, the 20 day of June, 1862, on being ordered by Corporal B. .1. Elwell to go with him to the guard-house of the 13th Regiment Maine Volunteers, did refuse so, to do, and did strike said Corporal Elwell in the back of the neck.

To which the prisoner pleaded as follows:
To the specification of the first charge Guilty.
To the first charge -Guilty.
To the specification of the second charge Not Guilty.
To the second charge---Not Guilty.

FINDING OF THE COURT.
The Court, having maturely weighed and considered the evidence in support of
the aforesaid charges and specifications, is of opinion, that the said Private John
Mc Vulty, of Company F, 13th Regiment Maine Volunteers, in---

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 does therefore sentence the said John McNulty, private iu Company F. of the

13th Regiment Maine Volunteers, to be confined to hard labor, at Ship Island, Miss., for the term of two months.

VII. Ezra Read, Surgeon 21st Regiment Indiana Volunteers.

CHARGE. Embezzlement, as mentioned in Article 36, Articles of War.” SPECIFICATION--In this : that the said Ezra Read, Surgeon of the 21st Indiana Volunteers, did, on or about April 15th, 1862, take and convert to his own use certain boxes, containing hospital goods, the property of said regiment, and send the same to the Express Office of Messrs. Adams & Co., at Ship Island, and order the same to be expressed to Indianapolis or elsewhere, with the intent to embezzle and convert to his own use the said boxes of hospital goods and merchandise. This at Ship Island, Miss., on or about said day.

To which the accused pleaded as follows:
To the specification--Not Guilty.
To the charge-Not Guilty.

FINDING OF THE COURT, The Court then closed and proceeded to deliberate on the testimony adduced. and having maturely considered the same, adjudged, that the accused, of the specification aforesaid, is Not Guilty ; of the said charge, Not Guilty.

VIII. WM. W. CHIxock, Corporal of Company F, 26th Massachusetts Volunteers.

CHARGE. • Conduct to the prejudice of Good Order and Military Discipline." SPECIFICATION- In this : that the said Corporal Wm. W. Chinock, of Company F, 26th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteers, did entice a negro woman, called Mary Ellen de Riley, who was living at Fort St. Philip, into a boat, stating that he had orders from his Captain to bring her to Fort Jackson. That after he had gained sufficient distance from the shore, the said Corporal Wm. W. Chinock, did have unlawful sexual intercourse with her, the said Mary. This at or near Fort Jackson, on or about the 10th day of June, 1862.

To which the prisoner pleaded as follows :
Not guilty to the specification.
Not guilty to the charge.

HINDING OF THE COURT. The Court, baving maturely weighed and considered the evidence adduced, both on the part of the prosecution and of the accused, is of opinion that Wm. W. Chinock, Corporal in Company F, 26th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteers, of the aforesaid specification, is Not Guilty ; of the charge, Guilty, and does therefore sentence him, the said Wm. W. Chinock, Corporal in Company F, 26th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteers, to be reduced to the ranks, in presence of his regiment, and forfeit to the United States ten dollars per month of his monthly pay for four months.

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