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Second Army Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, General Orders Number 20, March 21, 1863

 File — Box: 1, Item: 25

Scope and Contents

A report signed by Alexander S. "Sandie" Pendleton" on the proceedings of the military trials of six soldiers of the Second Corps of the Army of Northern Virginia (Confederate) under General Stonewall Jackson. Soldiers John and Oliver Link, of Company E, 7th North Carolina Infantry and Cadwallader J. Andrews of Company E, 13th North Carolina Infantry were on trial for desertion. John Culpepper and William Booth of the First Battalion Virginia Infantry were charged with violations of articles of war - Culpepper for acquiring whiskey and bacon from a local citizen under false pretenses. Both Culpepper and Booth were sentenced to hard labor for six months with a ball and chain attached their left legs. George Mainwaring of Company H, 25th Virginia Infantry was charged with a violation of an article of war and sentenced to forfeiture of pay and extra duty.


  • Other: March 21, 1863



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Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

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