[General court martial order, January 31, 1865]

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By order of the Secretary of War, E. D. Townsend, this general court martial order No.43 states that Captain Henry W. Scott would be released and returned to duty. Scott's trial was held without authority and the proceedings were considered "null and void." The order is signed by the acting adjutant general, but his signature is illegible. The date and location of Capt. Scott's trial is stated in the order.Scott was part of the 1st Veteran New York Cavalry.

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War Department January 31, 1865.

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By order of the Secretary of War, E. D. Townsend, this general court martial order No.43 states that Captain Henry W. Scott would be released and returned to duty. Scott's trial was held without authority and the proceedings were considered "null and void." The order is signed by the acting adjutant general, but his signature is illegible. The date and location of Capt. Scott's trial is stated in the order.Scott was part of the 1st Veteran New York Cavalry.

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War Department. [General court martial order, January 31, 1865], legal document, January 31, 1865; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth186670/: accessed November 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.