|Object Name||ORDERS, MILITARY|
|Date||December 15, 1861|
|Scope & Content||
Military Charges and Specifications against Lieutenant Colonel Charles M. Bradford made by Major General Benjamin Huger, Portsmouth, VA., December 15, 1861.
Physical Appearance: December 15, 1861 - Set of handwritten charges preferred by Major General Benjamin Huger against Lieutenant Charles M. Bradford, at Camp Benjamin, near Portsmouth, Virginia - Has list of 18 witnesses after charges.
List of Charges:
I) Conduct to the prejudice of good order and military discipline. Contains 3 Specifications.
II) Contemptuous and disrespectful behavior towards his commanding officer, in violation of the 6th Article of War. Contains 1 Specification.
III) Drunkenness on duty, in violation of the 45th Article of War. Contains 1 Specification.
IV) Disobedience of orders, in violation of the 9th Article of War. Contains 1 Specification. (Signed) Benj. Huger, Maj[or] Gen[era]l Com[man]d[in]g Dep[artmen]t &c. "Official" H[ea]d Qu[arte]rs Dep[artmen]t of Norfolk, Norfolk, V[irgini]a, January 23, 1862. Signed "S. S. Anderson" Ass[istan]t Adj[utan]t Gen[era]l. 7 pp.
Dimensions: [H]12.5" __[W]7.75"
|Archival History||Huger's charges against Lt. Col. Bradford was formerly located in the MC 3 B-117 files.|
Bradford, Charles M.
Anderson, S. S.
Blanchar, Albert S.