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d are dead-Generals Griffin, Custer, and Devin, whose testimony would have been valuable — an investigation is ordered which might perhaps do injustice unless the facts pertinent to the issues are fillly developed. My duties are such that it will not be convenient for me to be present continuously during the sessions of the Court. In order, however, that everything may be laid before it in my power pertinent to such specific issues as are legally raised, I beg leave to introduce Major Asa Bird Gardner as my counsel. Very respectfully, P. H. Sheridan, Lieut.-General. together I knew but little of him. I had no personal objection to him, and certainly could have none to his corps. I was expected to do an extremely dangerous piece of work, and knowing the Sixth Corps wellmy cavalry having campaigned with it so successfully in the Shenandoah Valley--I naturally preferred it, and declined the Fifth for no other reason. But the Sixth could not be given, and the turn of events fin
Oliver Otis Howard, Autobiography of Oliver Otis Howard, major general , United States army : volume 2, Chapter 61: Court of inquiry; president of Howard University (search)
ournments, the members of the court, seven in number, were all present, to wit: 1st. General William T. Sherman, United States Army, President of the Court. 2d. Major General Irvin McDowell, United States Army. 3d. Brigadier General M. C. Meigs, Quartermaster General. 4th. Brigadier General John Pope, United States Army. 5th. Colonel George W. Getty, Third United States Artillery. 6th. Colonel J. J. Reynolds, Third Cavalry. 7th. Colonel N. A. Miles, Fifth Infantry. Major Asa Bird Gardner was appointed judge advocate of the court and, as prosecutor, represented the Secretary of War. The charges were in substance that General Howard had failed to establish and enforce a proper system of payments to colored soldiers, involving great loss; that he was responsible for some minor defalcations of officers who had already been punished; that he had misapplied public funds; that he had transferred confused and incomplete records, and failed to report the state of the same
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