General Orders No. 279, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, August 8, 1863


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Place Published: Washington
Date Published: 1863

Description: 2pp. 8vo, disbound, two small file holes in left margin. Washington, 1863. First Edition

Comments: A record of the charges presented against Private Reuben Stout, Company "K", 60th Indiana Volunteers who is accused of killing in violation of the laws of war and desertion. On March 14, 1863, Stout shot and murdered Solomon Huffman in Madison, Indiana. Huffman was trying to arrest Stout, who was a deserter at the time. "...The Court does therefore sentence him (Stout) forfeit all pay that may be due him, and that he be shot to death with musketry..." Abraham Lincoln upheld Stout's execution.

Edition: First
Binding: unbound
Condition: very good(-)
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 215284

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