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Page 822 OPERATIONS IN N. VA., W. VA., AND MD. Chapter XXIV.

Garfield, U. S. Volunteers; Brigadier General N. B. Buford, U. S. Volunteers; Bvt. Brigadier General W. W. Morris, U. S. Army.

The accused was also present.

The judge-advocate read the foregoing order, and stated that, owing to the absence of several members of the court, he would present nothing for its consideration do-day. Whereupon the court adjourned until 11 a. m. to-morrow.

WASHINGTON, D. C., November 28, 1862.

the court met pursuant to adjournment.

Present, Major General D. Hunter, U. S. Volunteers; Major General E. A. Hitchcock, U. S. Volunteers; Brigadier General B. M. Prentiss, U. S. Volunteers; Brigadier General James B. Ricketts, U. S. Volunteers; Brigadier General Silas Casey, U. S. Volunteers; Brigadier General James A. Garfield, U. S. Volunteers; Brigadier General N. B. Buford, U. S. Volunteers; Colonel J. Holt, Judge-Advocate-General. Absent, Brigadier General Rufus King, U. S. Volunteers; Bvt. Brigadier General W. W. Morris, U. S. Army.

The accused was also present.

The minutes of the preceding session were read and approved.

The judge-advocate read the following special orders:


SPECIAL ORDERS, HEADQUARTERS OF THE ARMY,
ADJUTANT-GENERAL'S OFFICE,


Numbers 364.
Washington, November 26, 1862.

* * * * *

V. Brigadier General J. P. Slough, U. S. Volunteers, is hereby detailed a member of the general court-martial ordered to assemble on the 27th instant, by Special Orders, Numbers 362, November 25, 1862, from the Headquarters of the Army, or as soon thereafter as practicable, for the trial of Major General Fitz John Porter, U. S. Volunteers; and Bvt. Brigadier General W. W. Morris, U. S. Army, is hereby relieved from the operation of said order.

By command of Major-General Halleck:

E. D. TOWNSEND.

Assistant Adjutant-General.

The judge-advocate stated that he was not ready to present anything for the consideration of the court, and probably would not be until Monday next; whereupon the court adjourned until 11 a. m. on Monday next.

WASHINGTON, D. C., December 1, 1862.

The court met pursuant to adjournment.

Present, Major General D. Hunter, U. S. Volunteers; Major General E. A. Hitchcock, U. S. Volunteers; Brigadier General B. M. Prentiss, U. S. Volunteers; Brigadier General James B. Ricketts, U. S. Volunteers, Brigadier General Silas Casey, U. S. Volunteers; Brigadier General James A. Garfield, U. S. Volunteers; Brigadier General N. B. Buford, U. S. Volunteers; Brigadier General J. P. Slough, U. S. Volunteers; Colonel J. Holt, Judge-Advocate-General. Absent, Brigadier General Rufus King, U. S. Volunteers.

The accused was present.

The minutes of the last session were read and approved.

The judge-advocate stated to the court that a copy of the charges


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