Journal, December 1842–June 1844; Book 1, 21 December 1842–10 March 1843

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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of[f] his Brigade— were marchd to   the soldirs refusd to obey  orders. & we were retur[ne]d & thut [thrust]  in Prison by Gen s orders. kept  6 mo. 5 days with little food & no  bed except a little straw, sufferd much  with cold.— without p[r]ocess— on  charge of Treason.— Larce[n]y & steali[n]g.  had a mock trial. witnesses sworn  at the point of bayonet.  sent summons by methodist  Priest. took 50 of our witnesses &  put them in Prisone. & then 20 more.  we got one witness by beckoni[n]g th[r]ough  the window. he was thrust out of  court & 2 or 3 soldie[r]s after to kill  him.— King was expostulatd with. [p. 16]
off his Brigade— were marchd to the soldirs refusd to obey orders. & we were returned & thut [thrust] in Prison by Gen s orders. kept 6 mo. 5 days with little food & no bed except a little straw, sufferd much with cold.— without process— on charge of Treason.— Larceny & stealing. had a mock trial. witnesses sworn at the point of bayonet. sent summons by methodist Priest. took 50 of our witnesses & put them in Prisone. & then 20 more. we got one witness by beckoning through the window. he was thrust out of court & 2 or 3 soldiers after to kill him.— King was expostulatd with. [p. 16]
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