The Court-Martial of Dugald Hammonds (part 5 of 5)

This is the final post of the Dugald Hammonds series. Below is the trial transcript from Hammonds’ court martial. Other posts in this series: Part 1: Early life Part 2: Confederate service Part 3: Union service Part 4: Court martial and death Transcript of Proceedings in Court Martial of Private Dugald Hammonds Proceedings of a… Continue reading The Court-Martial of Dugald Hammonds (part 5 of 5)

The Court-Martial of Dugald Hammonds (part 4 of 5)

Articles of War ART. 7. Any officer or soldier who shall begin, excite, cause, or join in, any mutiny or sedition, in any troop or company in the service of the United States, or in any party, post, detachment, or guard, shall suffer death, or such other punishment as by a courtmartial shall be inflicted.… Continue reading The Court-Martial of Dugald Hammonds (part 4 of 5)

The Court-Martial of Dugald Hammonds (part 3 of 5)

During the early morning of September 6, 1864, Private Dugald Hammonds was on guard duty aboard the steamboat Effie Deans. Hammons walked up to Corporal Augell and casually said, “If I was you and a man wanted to jump overboard I would let him, I wouldn’t say a word to him.” Before the end of… Continue reading The Court-Martial of Dugald Hammonds (part 3 of 5)

The Court-Martial of Dugald Hammonds (part 2 of 5)

During the early morning of September 6, 1864, Private Dugald Hammonds was on guard duty aboard the steamboat “Effie Deans.” Hammons walked up to Corporal Augell and casually said, “If I was you and a man wanted to jump overboard, I would let him, I wouldn’t say a word to him.” Before the end of… Continue reading The Court-Martial of Dugald Hammonds (part 2 of 5)

The Court-Martial of Dugald Hammonds (part 1 of 5)

During the early morning of September 6, 1864, Private Dugald Hammonds was on guard duty aboard the steamboat Effie Deans. Hammons walked up to Corporal Augell and casually said, “If I was you and a man wanted to jump overboard, I would let him, I wouldn’t say a word to him.” Before the end of… Continue reading The Court-Martial of Dugald Hammonds (part 1 of 5)

Private Alman T. Jackson of Company I Remembers the War

Alman T Jackson enlisted as a private in Company I of the 51st North Carolina on February 10, 1863. He fought with the regiment at Battery Wagner and New Bern. Private Jackson was captured at Drewry’s Bluff. He was imprisoned at Point Lookout for nine months before being paroled in March, 1865. In January 1905,… Continue reading Private Alman T. Jackson of Company I Remembers the War