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The Daily Dispatch: November 26, 1863., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
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ad ever been on daily with the company. Testimony was also introduced to establish the genuineness of the paper upon which the discharge was claimed. A paper was also Introduced, signed by Major Otey, purporting to be a descriptive list of said Farley, and a receipt for him from Col. J. C. Shields, Commandant of Conscripts. The case was fully heard as an important one upon which a large number of others of a similar character depend, and ably argued for two days by James Garland, Robert Whitehead, and E. D. Christian, Esqs., for the petitioner, and M. II. Opink for the Government. Judge Marshall delivered an able and elaborate opinion in the case on yesterday, discussing all the points in issue. The Judge held that the substitution was illegal, irregular, and void; that the Lieutenant and Major signing were not in command at the time of signing, and, under the laws and regulations, had no authority to receive substitutes in the army; that the principal should have carried