HEADQUARTERS OF THE ARMY, MEXICO, DECEMBER 23 1847. GENERAL ORDERS-- NO. 381. BEFORE A GENERAL COURT MARTIAL CONVENED IN THIS CITY, BY VIRTUE OF GENERAL ORDERS NO. 364, AND OF WHICH LIEUT. COL. PLYMPTON, 7TH INFANTRY, IS PRESIDENT, WERE TRIED: 1ST. CAPTAIN D.T. CHANDLER, 3D INFANTRY... DISOBEDIENCE OF ORDERS... 2D LIEUT. PLATT S. TITUS, 15TH INFANTRY... VIOLATION OF THE 50TH ARTICLE OF WAR... DISOBEDIENCE OF ORDERS... NEGLECT OF DUTY... UNOFFICERLIKE CONDUCT...

[Mexico City: 1847]. 5-1/2" x 8". 2, [2 blank] pp. Disbound, lightly toned, minimal foxing. Tiny tear to edge of first leaf. Signed in ink by H.L. Scott, A.A.A.G., "By command of Major-General Scott." Very Good.

Capt. Chandler was acquitted. Lieut. Titus was found guilty of disobeying orders and "reminded of what a good officer should never forget, that In all that concerns the good of the service, the government requires that the superior shall always find in the inferior a strict obedience; and that all orders given shall be executed with alacrity and good faith." Item #35525

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