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Object Name ORDERS, MILITARY
Catalog Number 1920.068.00001
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.
People Huger, Benjamin
Bradford, Charles M.
Anderson, S. S.
Blanchar, Albert S.
Gillman, Capt.
Search Terms Charges
Conduct
Discipline
Subjects Discharges, Military
Disciplinary action
Investigation
Investigations, Military
Military bases
Military camps
Military discharges
Military headquarters
Military leadership
Military life
Military officers
Military personnel
Military policy
Military service
Military standards
Leaders, Military
Drunkenness
Duties
Specifications