1843: Court Martial

A court martial for the trial of Col. Freeman, of the Marine Corps, on charges preferred by the Secretary of the Navy, met at Middletown, Conn., on the 10th inst. The court is composed as follows:–Lieut. Col. Miller, President; Lieut. Colonel Watson, Majors Harris, Dulany, and Twiggs; Captains Linton, English, Marston, Macomber, Brevoort, and Lieuts. Hardy, Lindsay, and Waldron, members. Henry M. Moffit, Esq., of Washington, Judge Advocate. The charges are disobedience of orders, neglect of duty, scandalous conduct unbecoming an officer and a gentleman, and treating with disrespect his superior officer, being in the execution of his office.

From The Sun (Baltimore, Maryland), July 15, 1843.
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