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HEADQUARTERS, DEPARTMENT OF THE SOUTH,
ATLANTA, GEORGIA, September 16, 1868.

SPECIAL ORDERS }  (Extract.)
No. 39. }

I.--A General Court Martial is hereby appointed to assemble at the post of Goldsboro, North Carolina, at 9 o'clock, A.M., on Monday, the 21st instant, or as soon thereafter as practicable, for the trial of such prisoners as may be brought before it by orders from these Headquarters.

DETAIL FOR THE COURT

1.--Brevet Lieutenant Colonel CHARLES E. COMPTON, Major 40th Infantry.
2.--Captain JOHN W. FRENCH, 40th Infantry.
3.--Captain WILLIAM J. BROATCH, 40th Infantry.
4.--Captain DAVID SCHOOLEY, 40th Infantry.
5.--Brevet Major WYLLYS LYMAN, Captain 40th Infantry.
6.--Brevet Major THOMAS H. LOGAN, 1st Lieutenant 40th Infantry.
7.--Brevet Captain ERSKINE M. CAMP, 1st Lieut. 40th Infantry.
8.--Brevet Captain JAMES M. SIMPSON, 2d Lieut. 40th Infantry.

Brevet Captain WALTER S. LONG, 1st Lieutenant 40th Infantry, is appointed Judge Advocate to the court.

No other officers than those named can be assembled without manifest injury to the service.  Should any of the officers named in the detail be prevented from attending, the Court will nevertheless proceed to transact its business, provided the number does not fall below the minimum prescribed by law. The court will sit without regard to hours.
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BY ORDER OF MAJOR GENERAL MEADE:
R. C. DRUM,
Assistant Adjutant General.

OFFICIAL:
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A. D. C.

^[[C. O.]] [[strikethrough]] ^[[40 Infantry]] 
^[[Thro]] [[/strikethrough]] Dist of N. C.]]   ^[[Rec'd D. N. C. Sept 19th, 1868]]
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