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TNTERKSTING publications / FOR THE SOLDIER OR THE CITIZEN. THE NOVELLETTE, Published monthly, contains, in e ach number, from three to eight short stories, with Illustrations. Terms: one copy, 1 year, $2, post-paid ; six copies, subscribers paving th ir own postage. $9; 12 do., SID. THE FLAG OF OUR UNION. Devoted to Tales, Sketches, Adventures, Poems, News, Novellettes, &c. $2 per year. THE DOLLAR MONTHLY MAGAZINE. The cheapest magazine in the world. Six copies for five dollars. Nearly one hundred pages ofreading matter and illustrations. Postage only 12 cents per year. TEN CENT NOVELLETTES. 128 pages in each book; one-third larger than any other Dime Novel. All of the above publications will be forwarded regu larly by mail, on receipt of price, by ELLIOTT, THOMES & TALBOT. Publishers, 118 Washington street, Boston, Mass. Samples ean be seen, or copies purchased, by ap plying at THE SAVANNAH HERALD STORE, 111 BAT STREET, SAVANNAH, GA. marl 9 ts jyj'EW YORK HERALD CORRESPONDENT. The office of the New York Herald Co:respondent Is at 111 BAY STREET, CP STAIRS. mar 22 ts rj’HE NEW SKIRT FOR 1565. Awonderful Invention for Ladies. Unquestionably superior io all others. Don’t fail to read the advertisement in the Savannah Herald, containing full particulars, every Monday morning. edexMSmo innr2t TV] OTICE. it Office of Street Commissioner, No. 120 South Broad Street, Savannah, Ga., March 29, ISOS. In accordance with authority conferred upon me. by General Order No. 10. from Headquarters U. S. Forces, Savannah, Ga., dated Feb. 21st, 1365. this city is here by divided into three Districts, for the purpose of re moving garbage therefrom. The First District comprises all that portion of the city lying North of President and Harrison streets. Carts will remove the garbage from this District on Monday and Thursday of each week. The Second District comprises all that portion of the city lying between the First District and Harris street. Carts will remove the garbage i'r m this District on Tuesday and Friday of each week. The Third District comprises all that portion of the city lying South of Harris street. Carts will remove the garbage from this District on Wednesday and Sat urday ot each week. Hereafter all rubbish and garbage which may aceu mnlate must be pnt into convenient vessels, and pre vious to 8" o’clock In the morning of eaeh day, as above designated for the respective Districts; such vessels must be placed upon the sidewalks of the streets or alleys, and permitted to remain there until emptied by my employees, after which they will be removed by their owners. All other persons are forbidden to destroy or in any way interfere with the vessels so placed upon the side walks, and they must not be exposed to the public View, except as above specified. * Keepers of Animals must not permit manure to be throw into the Streets or Alleys, neither must the accumulation thereof in, or near any stable or yard be permitted to exceed one cart load before being re moved. All Privies, Dry Wells or Sinks within the limits of the t ity of avannah which may require clearing out will be' disposed of in the following manner, viz : Apply a disinfectant for thirty-six hours. A cavity will then be excavated in the ground of the lot upon whicn the vault is located, or the adjacent alley, of sufficient size and dentil to receive all its contents, the transfer of which will then be made, but it must be in the nighttime only, and Wconducted that no nui sance will exist therefrom on the -ollowing morning. ALBERT STEARNS, Capt. and Street Commissioner. BROWN A CO., (Late Somes, Brown & C 0,,) MILITARY AND NAVAL. BANKERS AND COLLECTORS, 2 PARK PLACE, BBaADWAV BANK BUILDING, NEW Y'ORII. Correspondents in Washington— J. W. Fisher & Cos., 47S Fourteenth Street. ESTABLISHED JUNE, 1?62. We have complete facilities for transacting business speedily and correctly in all the Departments at Washington. Remittances prompt, and terms rea sonable. We givo especial attention to obtaining Certificates for Non-Indebtedness for Ordnance and Qiiartermaa- j ters’Returns for Officers, and settling their accounts. | We collect the following classes of Claims, and make advances if desired: Bounties for the heirs of deceased, wounded Sol diers. and such as have served two years. Pensions for Invalids, Widows, 'Motlßrs, and Or phan Children. Arrears of pay for the heirs of deceased, discharg ed Officers, Soldiers and Sailors, and pay for the Wife or Widowed Mother of Prisoners of War. Prize Money for the U. S. Navy, together with all other just Claims. Information freely furnished. We purchase and sell all Government Securities. Quartermasters’ Certificates and Checks, on the best of terms. References givenjto leading Bankers and business firms in New York. febl-5 ts QLD NEWSPAPERS, FOR WRAPPING PAPER, For sale at the SAVANNAH HERALD OFFICE, NO. 11l BAV STREET. toar22 ts QOTTON SEED 11! COTTON SEED, IN LARGE OR SMALL QUANTITIES. Will be purchased at Fair Rates by the undersigned, “SEA ISLAND”PREFERRED. Parties desiring to sell, will state quantity for dis posal, and price per bushel desired, and where located. Address, T. E. SICKLES, mar 7—ts Box 14, nilton Head, S C. CTEELE & BURBANK, 11 Merchants’ Row, Hilton -Head, S. C. Call the attention of Wholesale and Retail purchasers to their superior stock of MILITARY AND NAVAL CLOTHING AND FURNISHING GOODS, \ Watches, Clocks, Fancy Goods, ~c„ aid Plated W aie,Swords, Sashes, Belts," Emb rode ties. Bools, Caps 1-eld Glasses. Gauntlets Gloves, Ac., *c„ <tec. [Official.] Headquarters Department of the South, _ . Hilton Head, S. C„ March 9, 1365. General Orders.) No. 32. f L Before a General Court Mardal, which convened at Hilton Head, S. C„ pursuant to General Order No. 7, dated Headquarters, Department of the South, Hil ton Head, S. Jannary Sth. 1365, and of which Major I rank Place, 157th N. Y Vols., was President, were arraigned and tned: Ist. Charles Benson, private 56th N. Y. Vols. Charge: “Conduct to the prejudice of good order and military discipline.•• Specification First: “Iu this, that Private Charles Benson, 56th N. Y. V. Infantry, did wantonly and cruelly refuse permission to' Private Edwin H. Smith, Cos. D, 56th N. Y. V. 1., to procure water and empty night pails in the room, in which said Smith with others wasconflued This at Beaufort, S. C., ou or about August 15th, 1564.” Specification Second : “In this, that Private Charles Benson, 56th N. Y. V. 1., did cruelly and with out sufficient cause or authority, torture Private RobertH. Corey, 56th Regt. N. Y. Voi. Infantry, by confining him in an iron collar for several hours. This at Beaufort, S. C., on or about the 17th of August, 1864." Specification Third : “In this, that Private Charles Benson, 56th N. Y. V., did cruelly, wantonly and with curses, refuse to Private Robert Cooper, Cos. B, 66th N. Y. V., permission to go to the sink, said Cooper being at that time in an iron collar, thereby inflicting great suffering and in convenience on said Cooper. This at Beaufort, S. C„ on or about the 3d of September, 1864." To whiih charge aud specifications the accused pleaded, “Not Guilty." * Finding ; The Court, having maturely considered the evidence adduced, find the accused, Charles Benson, private Cos L, 56th N. Y. Vols., as follows: Os the first specification, “Not Guilty." Os the second specification, “Not Guilty.” Os the third specification, ‘ Guilty" of the facts as set forth, but the Court attach no criminality thereto. Os the charge, “Not Guilty.” And the Court do therefore acquit the accused 2d. Sergeant Frederick Alberts Cos. L, 66th N. Y. V. Charge : “Conduct to the prejudice of good order and military discipline." Specification First- “In this, that Sergt. Frederick Alberts, co. L, 66th N. Y. V„ did inflict a cruel punishment on Irivate Wm. A. Garrett, Cos. D, 66th N. Y. V., by confining said Garrett in an iron collar for a long space of time, to wit, thirty-three hours. This at Beaufort. S. C., on or about the 4th or sth day of July, 1564." Specification Second: “In this, that Sergt. Frederick Alberts Cos. L, 66th N. Y. V. 1., did wrongfully and without authority confine iu an iron ftillar, Private Edwin H. Smith, Cos. D .66th Reg N. Y. Vols., for writing a letter to Capt, L. W. Met calf, Provost Marshal of the District of Beaufort, complaining of cruelties in jail. This at Beau fort, S. C„ on or about the 10th of August, 1864." S Specification Third: “In this, that Sergt Frederick Alberts Cos. L, 66th N. Y. V., did confine in an iron collar a negro named Toot, now a member of Cos. B, 21st Reg. U. S. C. T. for the purpose of forcing him by torture to enlist in i he military service of the United Stales. This at Beaufort, S. C., on or about the Ist day of September, 1864." \ Specification Fourth : “In this that Sergt. Frederick Alberts, Cos. L, 56th N. Y. V., did cruelly, wan tonly and with curses revile and threaten to shoot Private Robert Cooper, Cos, B, 66th N. Y. V., while said Cooper was confined in an iron collar. This at Beaufort, S. C.,*on or aoout the 3d day of September, 1864.” Specification Fifth: “In this, that Sergt. Frederick Alberts, Cos. L, 06th N. Y. V , did cruelly, wan tonly and with curses, refuse to Private Robert Cooper, Cos. B, 66th N. Y. V., permission to go to the sink, said Cooper being at that time con fined in au iron collar, thereby inflicting great suffering and inconvenience on said Cooper. This at Beaufort, S. C., on or about the 3d oi Septem ber, 1864." To which charge and specifications the accused pleaded, “Not Gui.ty. - " Finding - : The Court, having maturely considered the evidence adduced, find the accused, Sergt. Frederick Alberts, 66th N. Y. Vols., as follows: Os the first specification, “Not Guilty." Os the second specification, “Not Guilty.” Os the third specification, “Not Gni ty." Os the fourth specification, “Guilty,” except, the words “wantonly" and ‘ did threaten to shoot,’’but the Court attaches no criminality thereto. Os the fifth specification, “Guilty." Os the charge, “Guilty.” Sentence: And the Court do therefore sentence him. the accus ed, Sergeant Frederick Alberts, 56th N. Y. Vols,, to be reduced to the ranks us a private soldier. 3d. 2d Lieut. H. A. Hawkes, 56th N. Y. V. Charge First: “Conduct to the prejudice of good order and military discipline.” Specification First: “In this, that 2d Lieut. H. A. Hawkes, 66th N. Y. V. Infantry, did keep Private Robert Cooper. Cos. B, 56th Reg. N. Y. V. In fantry, confined iu jail, without delivering him to his commanding officer, in violation ol General Orders No. 22, series of 1864, Headquarters, Dept, of the South, lbr a long space of time, to wit, twenty-six days. This at Beaufort, S. C., in the month of September, 1864." Specification Second : "In this, that 2d Lient. H. A. , Hawkes, 56th Reg. N. Y\ V. Infantry, did inflict a cruel and unusuai punishment on Private Robert Cooper, Cos. B, 66th Reg. N. Y. Vul. In fantry, by confining said Cooper in an iron collar for a long space of time, to wit, twenty-eight hours, to the physical injury of said Cooper, and to the injury of the service. This at Beaufort H. C., on or about the 3d aud 4th of September# 1804." Specification Third: “In this, that 2d Lieut. 11. A. Hawkes, 56th Reg. N. Y. Voi. Infantry, did tor ture Private Robert Cooper, Cos. B, 60th Reg. N. Y. Voi. Infantry', in order to make him confess where he had obiaiued liquor, by placing him in an iron collar and keeping him there for a long space of time, to wit, twenty-eight hours. This at Beaufort, S. C;, on or about the 3d aud 4th ol September, 1866.” Specification Fourth; “In this, that 2d Lient. H, A. Hawkes, 66th Reg. N. Y. V. Infantry, did wan tonly curse and revile Private Robert Cooper, Cos. B, 50th N. Y. Infantry - , when said Oeop r was confined in an iron collar as aforesaid. This at Beaufort; 8. C., on or about the 3d of Septem ber, 1864." Charge Second: “Conduct .unbecoming an officer and a gentleman." Specification: “In this, that 2d Lieut. H. A. Hawkes, 56th N. Y. V. Infantry, did corruptly and scaudously ofl'er to Thomas Rhodes (Boat man) then in confinement in jail, that if he, the said Rhodes wou'd pay him one hundred dollars he would let him, said Rhodes, go. This at Beaufort, S. C., ou or about the Bth of October. 1864. " To which charges and specifications the accused pleaded, “Not Guilty." Finding : The Court, having maturely considered the evidence adduced, find the accused, 2d Lieut. H. A. Hawkes, 56th N. Y. V. Infantry, as follows: Os the first specification, first charge, “Guilty,” after substituting 21 days for 26. Os the second specification, first charge, “Not Guilty." Os the third specification, first charge, “Not Guilty." Os tbe fourth specification, first charge, "Not Gulity." Os the first charge, “Guilty." Os the specification, second charge, "Not Guilty." Os the second charge. • ’Not Gmlty.’’ Sentence: And the Court do therefore sentence him, 2d Lieut, H. a. Hawkes, 66th N. Y. Vols., to be reprimanded in General orders by the Commanding General of tne Department. '1 he Courtis thus lenient, in view of the uniform good character of the accused, and the conflicting testimony of the witnesses lor the prosecu tion. 11. The findings in the ea.e of Private Benson, are approved. Private Benson, will be released from ar rest and restored to duty. In the case of Sergeant Alberts, the finding on the fourth specification is disapproved. The findings on all the other specifications and the charge-are approv ed. 'I he sentence is confirmed and will be executed. In the case of Lieut. Hawkes, the findings on the first charge and its first specification, and on the second charge and its specification are approved. 'J he find ings ou the second, third and fourth specifications of the first charge are disapproved. The Commanding General cannot but think, that the Court has been un duly influenced by tbe degraded cuaracter of the offeudeis, who have been placed in the iron collar at Beaufort jail, aud has not sufficiently considered, that it concerns the honor of the service, that no want of svmpaihv for the sufferers should cause the Introduc tion of such ill practices to be overlooked. All punishments, particularly those inflicted without sanction,eh, nld be sirictly confined to those authoriald by the customs of tue service. It neea not be said that the punishment inflicted at Beaufort jail is not among these, and is more su.ted to the old use of the jail as a slave pen, than to a military prison of the United btau s. Besides no officer ordering a puni-h --liwnt should, by his abusive language or conduct, give reason to suppose that personal feeling influences his proceeding. If he does, the punishment loses all good effect and becomes a source of positive evil. But there is a grater circumstance yet in this case. By the concurrent testimony of Cooper, the man confined, of h>B fellow prisoners and or the jailor, the iron collr-r was used to extort a disclosure from Ci>oper of the partv who furnished him with liquor. However de sirable it may have been to ascertain this person, the employment of such means, by whatever name called. Is is fact torture and a disgrace to the service and the country. The Commanding General trns that he will never again have to notice such a flagrant abuse of power by an Officer of the army. Lieutenant H iwkes is released from arrest and restored to dutv. By command of Major General Q. A. GILLMORE. W. L. M. Bracre. A. A. Oen. apr7 gWEET CIDER FOR SALE, To families by the quart or gallon, at O'MEARA & CO’S, over Adams’ Express Office, Bay street. mh24 (Official.) Headquarters, Department of the South, Hilton Head, S. C., Feb, 24, 1864. General Orders,) No. 25. f The following paragraph, from Special Orders No. 75, Adjutant General’s Office, February lr.th, 1865, is republished for the information of this Command: War Department, Adjutant General’s Office, Washington, Feb. 15, 1663. Special Orders, > No. 76. j [EXTRACT.) 7. By direction of the President, 2d Lieutenant F. De L. Eakin, Company B, Battalion 90th New York Volunteers, is hereby dishonorably dismNsed the ser vice of the United States, nnder Section 3, Paragraph 8 (General Remarks), of Circular No. 36, series of 1864, from this Office, for neglect of duty In falling to have the rolls of his command made out and forward ed to the proper Commissary of Musters, thereby working prejudice to the interests of the enlisted mem By order of the Secretary of War. E. D. Townsend, Assistant Adt. Gen. By command of Major General Q. A. GILLMORE. W. L. M. Burger, Asst Adt. Gen. aprl [Official.] Headqcabtbrs, Department of the South, Hilton Head, S. C., March 11, 1866. General Orders.) No. 84. j The'following paragraph, from Special Orders, No. 93, Adjutant General’s Office, February 25th, 1886, Is re-published for the Information of this Command: War Department, Adjutant General’s Office, Washington, February 26,1865. Special Orders,) No. 98. f # (Extract.) 16. The pay of the following named officers is "sus pended, until proper final statements of deceased soldiers of their companies, as required by the 96th Ar ticle o War. are filed in the office of the Adjutant Gen eral, evidence of which will be a certificate to that effect, from this Office: Commanding Officer, Company A, 2d Illinois Light Artillery. Commanding Officer, Company C, 2d Illinois Light Artillery. Commanding Officers of Departments and Corps will promulgate this Order to their commands? Cy order of the Secretary of War: E. D. TOWNSEVD, Assistant Adjutant General. By command of Major General Q. A. GILLMORE. W. L. M. Burger, a. A. Gen. apr4 [Official*. Headquarters, Department of the South, Hilton Head, S. C., March 8,1365. General Orders,) No. 31. f I. Civilians travelling upon Government Transports, within this Department, will hereafter be charged the following rates of fare, to be collected by the Quarter master la charge of Marine Transportation at the point of departure, upon passes issued by the Provost Mar shal : Between Hilton Head and Charleston $3 60 Between Hilton Head and Savannah 2 60 Between Hilton Head and Beaufort 75 Between Hilton Head and Fernandina 4 60 Between Hilton Head and St. Augustine 5 50 Between Hilton Head and Jacksonville 6 50 Between Hilton Head and Fort Pulaski 76 Between Hilton Head and St. Helena 25 Between points, not specified above, the :ate of $1 for every twenty miles, will be charged. 11. Free transportation will be allowed, to govern ment employees, while travelling on government busi ness ; to members of the Sanitary and Christian Com missions, agents distribut ng gratuitous suppltearto the destitute, and regularly appointed regimen laVflntlers, while travelling in the discharge of their duties as such: aud to destitute refugees, at the discretion of local Commanders. 111. No Free transportation will be allowed except upon passes marked “Free" by the Provost Marshal. By command of Major General Q. A. GILLMORE. W. L. M. Burgee, A. A. Gen. apr3 [Official.] Headquarters, Department of tue South, Hilton Head, S. C„ March 21, 1865. General Orders,) No. 37. ) I. Authorized traders, at Charleston or Savannah, are permitted, in accordance with Paragraph I, of Special Field Orders No. 13, dated Headquarters Mili tary Division of the Mississippi, in the Field, Savannah, Ga., Jan., 15th, 1865, and under such restrictions as the local Commanders may impose, to receive from the in habitants residing within the military lines, such mer chandise and agricultural products, except Cotton, aud articles not contraband of war, as the latter may have to dispose of, in exchange for necessary supplies of food and clothing. This traffic will be kept strictly within the limits of military necessity, and will not lie alio wed except upon the certificate of such necessity by the Post Commander. Articles received by trader's iu conformity with the provisions of this order, can only be moved as a military necessity and upon per mits obtained through these Headquarters. 11. All purchasers of cotton or claim, thereto, direct ly or indirectly, by any other person than a United States’ Treasury Agent, arc prohibited in this com mand. By command of • Major General Q. A. GILLMORE. W. L. M. Burger, A. A. Gen. apr3 Headquarters, Department of the South, Hilton Head, S. C., March 17,1565. General Orders,) No. 46. / I. Before a General Court Martial, which convened at Savannah, Ga., In pursuance of Special Order No. 9, Par. I, dated Headquarters 2d Division. 19th A. C., .Savannah, Ga , January 26th, 4865, and of which Major John H. Polk, Bth lnd. Vols,, was arraigned and tried: k Capt. James Kutwistle, 176th Regiment New York Ciiaroe: “Conduct unbecoming an officer and a gentleman." Specification : “In this, that he. Captain James Eut wistle, 176th Regiment New York Vols., was on or about the 27th day of January, 1860, beast ly intoxicated, and In that condition was found by the Provost Guard, In a public square or park, in the city of Savannah, Ga., wholly un able to take care of himself.” j To which charge and specification the accused pleaded, “Not Guilty." Finding: Tbe Court having m,.tureiy considered the evidence adduced, find tbe accused, Capt. James Birtwistle, 176th Regiment N. Y. Vols., as follows: Os the specification.,’Guilty." Os the charge, “Guilty." Sentence: And the Court does therefore sentence him, Capt. James Eutwistlo, 176th Regiment New York Volun teers, to be dismissed the service of the United States. 11. The proceedings, findings aud sentence in the foregoing case have been approved by the proper com manders, and the record forwarded for the action of the Major General Commanding the Department who, upon the recommendation of the Brigadier General Commanding the second Division Nineteenth Army Corps, directs that the sentence be remitted. Captain Eutwistia is released from arrest and restored to duty. By command of Major-General Q. A. GILLMORE. W. L. M. Burger, Assistant Aqj’t General, apj-6 J^OTICB. Savannah, Ga., March, 8, 1565. After this date the Provost Court will he held iu the U. S. Court House, up stairs, coiner of Bull and Bay BUeetS EBEN PARSONS, Jr., mar 9—ts Lieut, and Provost Judge. Riddell & mvkdock, WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALERS IN SUTLERS’ AND NAVAL STORES, DRV GOODS, BOOTS AND SHOES, HATS AND CAPS, Gentlemen's Firnisiuno Goods, Ac., No. 6 Merchant*' Row, Hilton Head, 8. C. , W. 0. RIDDELL, tjanio— to a. /, mirdoc*. Headquarters. Df.p’t of tur South, Hilton Head, 8. C., March IT, 1865. General Orders,) No. 83. f I. Before a Military Commission, which convened at Hilton Head, S. C., pur-uant to Special Orders No. 15, Par. IV, Sated Headquarters Department of the South. Hilton Head, S. C„ January 17th, 1865, and of which Major Frank Place, 157th New York Volun teers, is President, were arraigned and tried: Ist. T. P. Raymond, Civilian. Ci!arqk :—“Theft. ’’ Specification— "ln this, that he, T. P. Raymond, civ ilian, did steal from a box of clothing, the pro perty of the United States a pair of pants. All this at Hilton Head, S. C„ at or near the U. 8. Government storehouse, on or about the even in'; of Jannary 2d, 1365." To which charge and specifications the accused pleaded “Not Guilty.” finding • The Court, having maturely consider ed the evidence adduced, find the acccused, T. P. Raymond, civilian : Os the specification, "Guilty." Os the charge, “Guilty." Sentence: . A, I ?** <*° therefore sentence him.T. P. Raymond civilian, to be confined at Fort Marion, St. Augustine, Florida, at harts labor, for the period of sixty (60 days 2d. Amos Vandroes civilian (colored. Charge “Murder.” Specification— "ln this, that the said Amos VarMross, civilian (colored), did, with malice aforethought kill and murder Gallant Morris, a colored boy, hy beating and striking said Morris with a lea ther strap or other weapon in sncli a manner as to cause death. This at MitchelrUie, Hiltoa Mead Island, S. C„ on or about the night of De cember 15th, 1564." To which charge and specification the accused pleaded “Not Guilty." Finding : The Commission, having maturely considered the evidence adduced, find the accused, Amos Vandross (colored): * Os the specification, “Guilty," except the words "with malice aforethought" and "murder " Os the charge, “Not Guilty," but guilty of man slaughter. Sentence: And th" Commission do therefore sentence him, Amos Vandross (colored), to be cot fined at hard la bor daring the period ol nls natural life at the Albany Penitentiary. State of New York, or such other peni tentiary as the Commanding General may direct. 3d. John Washington, alias Boney Singleton (color ed), civilian: * Charge First:— “Burglary." Spedifioation—“ln this, that the said John Washing ton did iu the night time, burglariously enter ter the store of Peabody & Morgan, in the town ofHilton Head, S. C., on or about the Ist day of December, 1364, for the purpose of abstract ing goods feloniously, and was captured while escaping from said store. " Charge Seoond:— * ’Larceny,” Specification— "ln this, that the said John Washing ton did steal from the store of Peabody and Morgan, in Hilton Head, S. C-, various articles ol Merchandise, to-wit, one piece of calico, one pair of shoes and other articles. This on or about December Ist, 1804." To which charges and specifications the acenscd pleaded, “Not Guilty." Findino : The Commission, having maturely considered the evidence adduced, find the accused, John Washington alias Boney Singieton: Os the specification to first charge, “Gnilty." Os the first charge, “Guilty." Os tiie specification to second charge, “Guilty.” Os the second charge, “Guilty." Sbntence: And the Commission do therefore sontence him, John Washington, alias Boney Singleton, to be con fined at hard labor for the period of six (6) years, at such place as the Commanding General may direct. 11. The findings and sentence in the case of T. P. Raymond are approved. The sentence will be execu ted under charge of the Provost Marshal General. The proceedings, findings and sentence in the case of Amos Vandross are approved. The prisoner will* be retained In charge of the Provost Marshal General until permlssjon is received from the secretary of War to send him to the penitentiary at Albany, New York, which Is designated as the placo of confine ment. In the case of John Washington, the findings on the first charge and its specification are disapproved, the specification not alleging that the offence was com mitted in a dwelling house, which is a necessary ele ment of the crime of burglary. The findings on the geebnd charge and its specification are approved. The sentence is mitigated to two years confinement at hard labor at'Fort Marion, St. 'Augustine, Florida, and will be executed under direction of the Provost Marshal General. The Military Commission, of which Major Frank Place, 167th N. Y. Vols., is President, is hereby dis solved. By command of Major-General Q. A. GILLMORE. W. L. M. Burger, Assistant Adj't General. m3l M [Official.] Headquarters Department of the South, Hilton Head, S. C.. March 7, 1865. General Order,) No. SO. | I. Before a General Court Martial, which convened at Jacksonville, Florida, pursuant to Special Order No, 270, Par. 11, dated Headquarters District of Florida, Fourth Separate Brigade, D. S., Jacksonville, Fla., Dec. 9th, 1864, and ot which Col. B. C. Tiighman, 3d U. S. C. TANARUS., was President, was arraigned and tried: Capt. Alexanders. Toplanyi, 3dU. S.C. T. Charge First : “Conduct prejudicial to good ordfer and military discipline." Specification : “In this, that he, Captain A S. Top lauyi, Cos. F, 3d U. S. C. TANARUS., when halted by a sentinel on duty In front of the Provost Guard House, approached him in a violent manner, using at the same time abusive language toward the sentinel, and also toward the sergeant of the guard, the said Captain D. S. Todlaujd not being on duty and having no authority whatever to give any directions to the sentinel on post, 't his at about the honr of one o'clock in the early morning at Jacksonville, Fla., on or about the 28th day of Jituuary, 1865." Specification : “Iu this, that he, Captain A. S. Top lanyi, Cos. F, 3d U. S. G. TANARUS„ approached a senti nel, stationed in front of the Provest Marshal’s Office in a quarrelsome manner, using abusive language aud striking and kicking the sentinel while on post in performance of his duty, the said Captain Toplunyi, not being on duty and not having authority to give any directions to the sentinel or interfere with him in any way. This at about the hour of one o’clock a. m., on or about the 28th day of January, 1806, at Jackson ville, Fla." Charge Second : “Conduct unbecoming an officer and a gentleman." Specification : “In this, that ho, Captain A. S. Too lanyt, Cos. F, 3d U. 8. C TANARUS„ approached a senti nel stationed in front of the Provost Marshal’s Office in a quarrelsome manner, using abusive language and striking and kicking the sentinel, while on post in performance of his duty, the said Captain Toplanyi, not being on duty, and not having authority to give anv directions to the sentinel, or interfere with him in anyway. This at about the hour of one o’clock, a. m„ on or about the 58th day of January, 1566, at Jack sonville. BTa. ” • To which charges and specifications the accused .pleaded, “Not Guilty." ' Finding : The Court, having maturely considered the evidence adduced, find the accused, Capt. A. S. Taplanvi, 3d [’. C. TANARUS., as ioilows: Os the first specification, first charge, “Gulity." Os the sccona specification, first charge, ‘•Guilty," Os the first charge, ■‘Guilty." Os tne specification, second charge, “Guilty." Os the second charge, “Guilty." •*' Sentence : And the Court do therefore sentence him* Captain A. S. TopUanyi, 3 U. S. C. TANARUS., to oe dismissed the ser vice of the United States. 11. The proceedings, findings and sentence in the 1 foregoing case having been approved hy the officer ap pointing the Conrt anil submitted to the Major-General ; Commanding tbe Department, for his action thereon. The Army Regulations require, that all persons of 1 whatever rank in the service observe respeet towards j sentinels. Capt. Toplanyi’s conduct is aggaravated by the fact, that he had no authority over the sentinels, aud that the language he employed was such as no f revocation could excuse in an officer and gentleman. 11 consideration, however, of the zeal which Capt. ! Toplanyi has shown in maintaining the discipline of hie commnnd, the Commanding General allows him an opportunity to retrieve his reputation, and miti gates the sentence to forfeiture for six months of all pay and allowances, except the allowance for one ration. By command of Major General Q. A. GILLMORE. W. L. M, Burger, Ass’t Adj’t Gen. * apj2 W. CAMPBELL, VETERINARY SURGEON • having reopened his office and yard, on Wil liam street, is now prepared to treat Con scientific prit ciples.) all diseases incident to Horses that are sun eptlble of remedy. Charges moderate. Cures wai ranted. Terms cash. feblft ts fOttoi&L) Headq'bs, ijxmt op the Soctil Hilton Head, S. C., March 1, 1865. General Orders,) a.o. 28. f 1. Before a General Court Martial, which conveued at Hilton Head, S. C„ pursuant to Special Orders, No 7, dated Headquarters, Department of the Sonth, Hilton Head, 8. C., January Bth, 1806, and of which Major Frank Place, 157th New York Volunteers, it President, were arraigned anil tried : Ist. Private John Miller, Cos L 32d U. S. C. T. Charge :—“Desertion in the face of the enemy." Specification First.— “ln this, that he. Private John Miller, Cos I 32d U. S. C. T.. did desert his com mand in the fare of the enemy, did leave the same without the permission of his command ing officer, and without intention to return. All this at Dcveaux’a Neck, 8. C„ on or about the 3d of December, 1864. ’• Specification SzooNr.—“ln this, that he, Private John Miller. Cos. I, 32d U. S. C. TANARUS„ did desert his command in the face of the enemy and at tempt to make his escape North, by secreting himself on the U. S. Mai) steamer Arago, as she was about to sail. All th*s at Hilton Head, S. C., on or about December 26th, 1881." • To which charge and specifications the accused pleaded "Not Guilty." Finding. The Court having maturely considered the evidence adduced, find the accused. Private John Miller, Cos. L 32d U. S. C. TANARUS., as follows: Ot the first specification, "Gnilty." Os the second specification, “Guilty." Os the charge, ‘Guilty." Sentence And the Court do therefore sentence him. Private John Miller, Ge. I, 32d U. 8. C. TANARUS., "To be confined at hard labor at Fort Marlon, St. Augustine, Fla., one year, with loss of all pay, that may become due him during that period. 2d. Corporal W. Harrison Smith, Cos. D, I44th New York Vols. Charge :—“ Disobedience of orders." Specification—“ln this, that he, the said Corporal W. Harrison Smith, of Company D, 144th N. Y. Vote., did refuse, when ordored by the. officer of the Guard to take charge of a colored relief of guard, he bein<r regularly detailed as corporal es the Guard. All this at the Provost Guard House at Hilton Head, 8. C., about the 16th day of January, 1865.” To which charge and specification the accused plead ed, “Guilty." Finding. The Court, having maturely considered the evideaoe adduced, confirm the plea of the accused. Sentence. And the Court do therefore sentence him, W. Har rison Smith, Corporal Cos. D, 132 th N. Y. Vols., “To be reduced to the ranks as a private soldier, and to forfeit to the United States ten dollars ($10) per month from his monthly pay, for eight months. 3d. Cqnioral James Dazell, Cos. D, 144th New York Volttatedß. Cuarok— “Disobedience of orders," Speoifioaiton— “In this, that he, the said Corporal James Dazell. Cos. D, 144th N. Y. Vols, did re fuse, when ordered by the officer of the Guard, to take charge of a colored relief of the guard, All this at the Provost Guard-honse at Hilton Head, S. C., on or about the 16th day of Janua ry, 1865." To which charge and specifications the accused pleaded "Guilty." Finding: The Court having maturely considered the evidence adduced, confirm the plea of the accused. / Sentence : And they do therefore sentence him. Corporal James Dazell, Cos. D, 144th N. Y. Vois., to be re duced to the ranks as a private soldier, and to forfeit to the United States ten dollars (10) per month ftxjm his monthly pay, for the period ofeighynonths. 4th. Corporal Wilber Bradly, Company D. 144th N. Y. Vols. Charge :—“Disobedience of orders." Specification.— “ln this, that the said Corporal Wtl ber Bradly, of Cos. D, 144th N. Y. Vols., did re fuse, when ordered by the officer of the Guard, to take charge of a eoloftd reliof of guard, at bein; regularly detailed as Corporal of the Guard. All this at the provost Guard-house at Hilton Head, S. C., on or about the 16th day of January, 1866." To which charge and specification the accused pleaded‘Gnilty." Finding : The Court having maturely considered the evidence adduced, confirm the plea of the accused. Sentench: • And they do therefore aeutmee him. Corporal Wil ber Bradly, Cos. 5, 144th New York Vois,, to be re duced to the ranks as a private soldier, and to forfeit to the United States ten dollars (10) per month from his monthly pay for the period of eight months. 6tb. Private Leonard Hamm, Cos. L 144th New York Vols. • Charge :—“Sleeping on Post." Specification.— l "ln this, that the said Leonard Hamm private of Cos. I, I44th New York Vols., aid, af ter being regularly posted as a sentinel on post No. 15, town guard over the forage buildings, quit his post and go Into the building, place his .blankets over him and go to sleep. and was thus found soundly asleep by the officorol the guard, at 4 1-2 o’clock a. m„ of Jan. 16th, 1865, All this at Hilton Head, S. C., on or about Jan. nary 16th, 1866." To which charge and specifications the accused pleaded “Not GoUfy," Fmome: The Court, having maturely considered the evidence adduced, find the accused, Private. Leonard Hamm. Cos. L 144th N. Y. Vole.: Os the specification, ‘•Guilty,” except the word* “after being regularly posted," and ‘•quit hU poet." Os the charge, ‘'Guilty.” Sentence: And the Court do therefore sentence him, Private Leonard Hamm, Cos. 1,144 th N. Y. Vole., to be con fined In regimental camp lor thirty days, and to for feit to the edited States two month's pay, Cth. ad Lieut. J. H. Harold, let New York Vol. En gineers. “ , Charge Fibst":— •‘Disobedience of orders.” Specification. —* ‘ln this, that ad Lieut. J. H. Harold. Cos. L Ist N. Y. Vol. Engineers. being ordered by Brig Gen. John P. Hatch, commanding Di vision, through a staff officer to take charge of a party of engineers and mask a positloLjdurlug the night, upon which a battery was to oe con structed tne following day, did fall to comply with the order, but did instruct a non-commis sioned officer to do the work, and said non commissioned officer failing to execute the or der, the said work was not done as directed —. This at or near Deveaux’ Neck, t>, 0., on or about the 13th day of Deoember, 18J3.” Charge Second.- -“Conduct prejudicial to good or. der and military discipline." Specification.— ‘.‘ln this, that 2d Lieut. J. H. Harold Ist N. Y. Vol. Engineers, when censured by a staft officer for the dilatory aDd unsatisfactory maunerof conducting his working party, did reply that there vsas no damned head or tall to anything connected with the expedition, or words to that effect. This at or near Da ;eaux‘ Neck, on or about the 13th day of December. 1804.” To which charges and specifications the accused pleaded “Not Guilty.” Finding : The Court, having maturely considered the evidence adduced, find the accused, 2d Liout. James H. Har old, Ist N. Y. Vol. Engineers, as follows: Os the specification to first charge. ••Guilty. ” but at tach no criminality thereto. Os the flo t charge, “Not Guilty.’*' Os the specification to second charge, ‘‘Guilty.” Os the second charge, ‘Guilty.” Sentence: And the Court do therefore sentence him, Sd Lieut. J. H. Harold, Ist N. Y. Vol. Engineers, to be repri manded in General Orders by the Commanding Gen eral ofthe Department. 11. The proceedings, findings and sentences in the cases of Corporals Dazell, Bradlv, Smith, and Private Hamm, a!! of tne 144th N. Y. Vols., are approved and confirmed, and the sentences will be carried into ef fect. The record in the case of Private Hamm dis closes a negligence in the instruction and posting of sentinels in the highest degree disgraceful, and which deserves and meets the severest censure of the Com manding General. The Commander of the District will holdall commissioned and non-commissioned of ficers of guards strictly accountable that a duty so vi tally essential to the safety of this post is properly and exactly performed. The proceedings and findings in the case of Private Miller, 32d U. S. C. TANARUS., are approved. The sentence is confirmed, though the Commanding General con siders the punishment too light tor the offence charged and proved. The Provost Marshal General is charged with the execution of this order. The proceedings, findings and sentence in the case of Lieut. Harold, Ist N. Vol. Engineers, are ap proved. Lieutenant Harold is hereby reprimanded ior hiß petulant language, so ill-according with the ex ample of subordination and sell-restraint, that a cons missioned officer should se to the men of his com mand. He is released from arrest and restored (6 duty. By Command of Major General Q. A GILLMORE. W. L; M. Bpbofr, A. A. G. mar3o ISINFBCTANT. Small quantities of tUa Per Manganate of Potash will be tumished, at the request of any Physician, by the Health Officer. MnD