87 Orders of General Court Martial, Courts of Inquiries and Letters Commenting on Said Courts (1838-52)

87 Orders of General Court Martial, Courts of Inquiries and Letters Commenting on Said Courts (1838-52)

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87 Orders of General Court Martial, Courts of Inquiries and Letters Commenting on Said Courts (1838-52)
87 Orders of General Court Martial, Courts of Inquiries and Letters Commenting on Said Courts (1838-52)

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This is 1/20th of the full description of the book. Full contents will be email upon request. 1838-1852. Eighty-Seven (87) original documents consisting of signed court martials, courts of inquiry and letters concerning said courts covering the dates 1838 through 1852. Fine. Rebacked with modern calf and red leather label. Spine has 4 raised bands. Original boards worn as you would expect. Former owner's bookplate behind front board. Age-toning to corners of front endpages. All items in VERY GOOD condition unless otherwise noted. ITEM #1: July 16, 1838. Court Martial of First Lieutenant Roswell W. Lee of the 3rd Regiment of Artillery. 2pp. Roswell W. Lee was convicted of signing false papers and was "cashier". Roswell W. Lee fought in the Civil War as a Captain in the Artillery of the Confederate States of America. ITEM #2: October 6, 1838. Court Martial of Private Bartholomew Rogers of I company, 4th Infantry. 2pp. Private Bartholomew Rogers attacted his commanding officer with his bayonet in the groin. Bartholomew Rogers was sentenced to be shot to death which the president Martin Van Buren approved. ITEM #3: January 25, 1839. Court Martial of Captain Samuel Ringgold of the 3rd Regiment of Artillery. 2pp. Charged with disobedience of orders, found not guilty and ordered to resume duties. Samuel B. Ringgold (1796 -- May 11, 1846) was an artillery officer in the United States Army who was noted for several military innovations which caused him to be called the "Father of Modern Artillery." He was also, famously, the first U.S. officer to fall in the Mexican-American War, perishing from wounds inflicted during the Battle of Palo Alto. ITEM #4: November 2, 1839. A Court of Inquiry to investigate allegations agains Surgeon C.S. Tripler, US Army, in relation to furnishing wood to Steamboats. 3pp. ITEM #5: February 17, 1840. Two Court Martials. 11pp. First court martial is of Captain T. Dade of the 2nd Regiment of Dragoons. Second court martial is of 1st Lieutenant W. Hardia of the 2nd Regiment of US Dragoons.

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  • B013506
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  • Half Calf Leather
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  • 1838
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  • Height: 7 inches
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  • Condition
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