HEADQUARTERS OF THE ARMY, MEXICO, APRIL 11, 1848. ORDERS NO. 59. AT A GENERAL COURT MARTIAL CONVENED AT TACUBAYA, MEXICO, BY VIRTUE OF ORDERS NO. 48, DATED APRIL 4, 1848, AND OF WHICH LT. COLONEL T. STANIFORD, 8TH INFANTRY, IS PRESIDENT, WAS TRIED: 2D LIEUT. THOMAS H. BUSSEY, 4TH U.S. INFANTRY... ABSENCE WITHOUT LEAVE... DISOBEDIENCE OF ORDERS... CONDUCT UNBECOMING AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN...

[Mexico City: 1848]. 5-1/2" x 8". 2, [2 blank] pp. Disbound, lightly toned. Signed in ink by L. Thomas, Ass't. Adj't. Gen'l. "By order of Major General Butler." Very Good.

Lieut. Bussey's charges included several specifications, one of which was charging the United States for commanding a company without actually doing so. He was found guilty and sentenced to be cashiered out. Item #35527

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