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The Daily Dispatch: September 27, 1864., [Electronic resource],
Confederate States District Court, yesterday. (search)
Confederate States District Court, yesterday. --This court met at the usual hour--Judge Halyburton presiding, A. H. Sands acting prosecutor. Write of habeas corpus were awarded P. A. L. Coutee, William H. May, George G. Coombe, Marshall Forbes and John M. Shustei, members of Captain William F. Dement's Maryland battery, claiming discharge from service on the ground of expiration of term of enlistment and illegality of compelling exiles to re-enlist. William P. Compton, John G. Harris, Samuel F. Thomas, Joshua E. Stinehcomb and John C. Handy were discharged from Captain William F. Dement's company upon writs claiming their discharge upon grounds mentioned in paragraph above. Peter Morris was discharged on account of being over age — he proving himself to be sixty- two years old. A nolle prosequi was entered by consent of the prosecutor in case of Mary B. Yates, indicted for harboring deserters. Court adjourned till eleven o'clock this morning.