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The Daily Dispatch: December 14, 1861., [Electronic resource], Seizure of a steamer — examination of Passengers — a Lady's Petticoat Quilted with Sewing Silk. (search)
Army of the Potomac.[our own correspondent] Centreville, Dec. 11. On Monday, at 11 o'clock, two soldiers belonging to the "Tiger Rifles, " were shot, by order of Gen. Johnston, after having been tried by court martial and confined under the 9th article of war. This reads as follows: "Art 9 Any officer or soldier who shall strike his superior officer, or draw or lift up any weapon, or offer any violence against him, being in the execution of his office, on any pretence whatever, or shall disobey any lawful command of his superior officer, shall suffer death, or such other punishment as shall according to the nature of his offence, be inflicted upon him by the sentence of a court-martial." These two unfortunate men were found guilty of striking an officer while endeavoring to prevent them rescuing a prisoner then in his custody. Their names were Dennis Corcoran and Mike O'Brien--Irishmen by birth, but for some years residents of New Orleans. As the hour for the exec