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Proceedings of a Garrison Court Martial Held on Governors Island

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Date December 29, 1798
Author Name Frederick Frye (primary) Location: Fort Jay
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Summary The transcipt of the trials of two soldiers both of whom were found guilty.
Document Format Copy of document
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Related Persons/Groups Frederick Frye; John McClallen; Henry Livingston; Samuel B. Malcom; Sergeant James Massey; First Regiment of Artillerists & Engineers; prisoner; Capt. Henry; Capt. Cochran's Company; Mr. Smith, contractor; baker; the sick; Doctor Osborne; witness; coxswain of the boat; Commanding Officer of the Garrison; nurse of the hospital; bargemen; James McKenna; John Ferris; Corporal Daniel Williams; Adam Hoops; judge advocate; court; Major Adam Hoops; ;
Related Places Fort Jay; New York; Bedlows Island; Governors Island; ;
Keywords disobedience of orders; disrespect to a commissioned officer; hospital at this garrison; bread; fresh meat; fresh beef; ration; wharf; respectful mode of address; Guard House; hat; boat; dock; barge; vessel; ice; my quarters; orders respecting the Doctor; conversation; prisoner's defense; provisions; Court Martial; custody; Rules and Articles of War; rank of a private; epaulets; public parade; trial; spirituous liquors; hard labor; chain and a 5 1/2 shell attached to his leg; dungeon; ;
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