American Historical Register and Monthly Gazette of the Patriotic-Hereditary Societies of the United States of America Volume 3

American Historical Register and Monthly Gazette of the Patriotic-Hereditary Societies of the United States of America Volume 3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1894 edition. Excerpt: ...seven to eight miles. These details seem necessary in order to render the extracts from the Order Book, which follow, intelligible. As the Soldiers have begun to build Chimneys for their tents the Genl. desires that the Commanding ofiicers of regiments and companies will be particularly attentive in seeing that the funnels are raised so much above the ridgepole of the tents as to prevent damage from the fire which heretofore has been very injurious to the tents of the army. 22 Wagoners to be drafted from the line and sent to the Grand Parade tomorrow at guard mounting. Further extracts: At the Genl. Court martial whereof Colo. Jackson was President---25th of Sept. last--Capt. Andrew Porter of the Artillery was tried upon the following charges--for falsely and maliciously misrepresenting the conduct of Colo. Thos. Proctor as an ofiicer, in saying he discharged soldiers of his regiment for his private gain thereby defrauding the United States and from the same false and malicious view did say that he had not more than 30 or 40 men in his Regiment on the western expedition under Genl. Sullivan--and for conduct unbecoming an ofiicer and gentleman towards Colo. Proctor in the above-mentioned instances-The Court are of opinion that Capt. Portor is not guilty of either of the charges against him and do acquit him. Capt. Daniel Pendleton of the Regt. of Artificers was tried at the same Count for defrauding the United States in the following instances: Ist. For dating men back from the time of their enlistment. 2nd. For discharging twogmen, one of whom was a deserter from his company, and the other had never joined, and taking money for such discharges, and returning others in their room that were enlisted by his Sergt., who were strangers...show more

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  • Paperback | 36 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236805917
  • 9781236805911