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 Fort Selden Courts-Martial Charges Issued March -September 1869
Fort Selden, New Mexico Territory 1869
Submitted by C. W. Barnum, October 31, 2011©
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Courts-martial in the United States are criminal trials conducted by the U.S. military. Most commonly, courts-martial are convened to try members of the U.S. military for violations of the
Uniform Code of Military Justice (or UCMJ), which is the U.S. military's criminal code. However, they can also be convened for other purposes, including military tribunals and the enforcement
of martial law in an occupied territory. Courts-martial are governed by the rules of procedure and evidence laid out in the Manual for Courts-Martial, which contains the
Rules for Courts-Martial, Military Rules of Evidence, and other guidance. (Wikipedia )

Here is the listing for the Ft. Selden Court Martials in chronological order. Some of these Soldiers have multiple charges on different days.
Some are in different companies other than Co. K. That is curious. One name is possibly reversed:  Prince William instead of William Prince.
One name is Alexander Alexander. That may have been a typo. Others do not show a Company, just 3rd US Infantry or Cavalry.
Notice: This exhibit was extracted from the New Mexico Journal; New Mexico Genealogy Society(NMGS); 50 (1) March 2011; Page 12. NMGS retains copyright, all rights.
The Article was compiled by John P. Deeben. The following is exhibit only presents the names mentioned in the article.
To see the history and other information please refer to the New Mexico Journal.

DATE LAST FIRST RANK UNIT CHARGE
March 3rd-4th Hurst Andrew Pvt. Co. K, 38th US Inf. Conduct prejudicial to good order and military discipline
March 5 th Duvall Harry Pvt. Co. K, 3rd US Cav. Conduct prejudicial to good order and military discipline
March 17th Benson George Cpl. Co. K, 3rd US Cav. 1. Neglect of Duty 2. Conduct prejudicial to good order and military discipline
March 17th Johnson James Pvt. Co. K, 3rd US Cav. Violation of the 45th Article of War
March 18th Lawler William Pvt. Co. K, 3rd US Cav. Conduct prejudicial to good order and military discipline
March 18th Gorman James Farrier Co. K, 3rd US Cav. Conduct prejudicial to good order and military discipline
March 18th Carey John Bugler Co. K, 3rd US Cav. Violation of the 21st Article of War
March 20th Jackson George Pvt. Co. K, 38th US Inf. Conduct prejudicial to good order and military discipline
March 21st Thomas William H. Pvt. Co. K, 3rd US Cav. Absence without leave
March 24th Ray Jacob Cpl. Co. K, 38th US Inf. Conduct prejudicial to good order and military discipline
March 24th Lyons Edward Cpl. Co. K, 38th US Inf. Conduct prejudicial to good order and military discipline
March 24, 1869 Elting Oscar 2nd Lt. Co. K, 3rd US Cav. Violation of the Act of Congress, Sect. 3 relating to the Army & Navy of the U.S.
March 24, 1869 Elting Oscar 2nd Lt. Co. K, 3rd US Cav. Violation of the 14th Article of War
March 24, 1869 Elting Oscar 2nd Lt. Co. K, 3rd US Cav. Conduct unbecoming an officer and a gentleman
March 24, 1869 Elting Oscar 2nd Lt. Co. K, 3rd US Cav. Violation of the 36th Article of War
March 24, 1869 Elting Oscar 2nd Lt. Co. K, 3rd US Cav. Violation of the 45th Article of War
March 25, 1869 Walker Andrew Pvt. Co. K, 3rd US Cav. Violation of the 42nd Article of War
March 25, 1869 White Bradford Pvt. Co. K, 3rd US Cav. Violation of the 42nd Article of War
March 29, 1869 Gorman James Pvt. Co. K, 3rd US Cav. Violation of the 45th Article of War to the prejudice of good order and military discipline
March 30, 1869 Hipple James E. Pvt. Co. K, 3rd US Cav. Conduct prejudicial to good order and military discipline
April 1, 1869 Rice Horace B. Saddler Co. K, 3rd US Cav. Conduct prejudicial to good order and military discipline
April 3 & 4, 1869 Lyons Edward Cpl. Co. K, 38th US Inf. Robbery to the prejudice of good order and military discipline
April 4 & 5, 1869 Day Frank Pvt. Co. K, 38th US Inf. Robbery to the prejudice of good order and military discipline
April 5 & 7, 1869 Hicks George Pvt. Co. K, 3rd US Cav. Charge was not specified
April 10, 1869 Carter John Pvt. Co. K, 38th US Inf. Robbery to the prejudice of good order and military discipline
April 13, 1869 Ducep Charles Pvt. Co. K, 3rd US Cav. 1. Desertion 2. Theft to the prejudice of good order and military discipline
April 13, 1869 Morton Frank Pvt. Co. K, 38th US Inf. 1. Desertion 2. Theft to the prejudice of good order and military discipline
April 13, 1869 Hackey James Pvt. Co. K, 38th US Inf. 1. Desertion 2. Theft to the prejudice of good order and military discipline
April 13, 1869 Rowan Martin Pvt. Co. K, 38th US Inf. 1. Desertion 2. Theft to the prejudice of good order and military discipline
April 14, 1869 Edwards George Pvt. Co. K, 3rd US Cav. Conduct prejudicial to good order and military discipline
April 14, 1869 Guilhauman Charles Pvt. Co. K, 3rd US Cav. Conduct prejudicial to good order and military discipline
April 19, 1869 Duvall Harry Pvt. Co. K, 3rd US Cav. Conduct prejudicial to good order and military discipline
April 23, 1869 Duvall Harry Pvt. Co. K, 3rd US Cav. Conduct prejudicial to good order and military discipline
April 23, 1869 McCormick Thomas Pvt. Co. K, 3rd US Cav. Conduct prejudicial to good order and military discipline
April 23, 1869 Williams J. W. Pvt. Co. K, 38th US Inf. Conduct prejudicial to good order and military discipline
May 6, 1869 Graves Alexander Cpl. Co. K, 38th US Inf. Conduct prejudicial to good order and military discipline
May 6, 1869 Rutherford Joseph C. 1st Sgt. Co. K, 38th US Inf. Charge was not specified
May 10, 1869 Wheeler William Pvt. Co. K, 38th US Inf. Desertion in the face of the enemy, to the prejudice of good order and military discipline
May 10, 1869 Jackson Burrell Pvt. Co. K, 38th US Inf. Desertion in the face of the enemy, to the prejudice of good order and military discipline
May 11, 1869 Johnson Charles Pvt. Co. K, 38th US Inf. Conduct prejudicial to good order and military discipline
May 13, 1869 Williams J. W. Pvt. Co. K, 38th US Inf. Conduct prejudicial to good order and military discipline
May 19, 1869 Carter John Pvt. Co. K, 38th US Inf. Conduct prejudicial to good order and military discipline
May 23, 1869 Hicks George Pvt. Co. K, 38th US Inf. Conduct prejudicial to good order and military discipline
May 27, 1869 Holt John Pvt. Co. A, 38th US Inf. Conduct prejudicial to good order and military discipline
May 28, 1869 Hassar Augustus A. Pvt. Co. K, 3rd US Cav. Conduct prejudicial to good order and military discipline
May 31, 1869 Alexander Alexander Pvt. Co. K, 38th US Inf. Neglect of Duty
June 15, 1869 Rowan Martin Pvt. Co. K, 3rd US Cav. Desertion
June 21, 1869 Baker Thomas Musician Co. K, 38th US Inf. Conduct prejudicial to good order and military discipline
June 22, 1869 Williams John W. Pvt. Co. K, 38th US Inf. Sleeping on post in violation of the 46th Article of War
June 22, 1869 Williams John W. Pvt. Co. K, 38th US Inf. Neglect of duty to the prejudice of good order and military discipline
June 22, 1869 Williams John W. Pvt. Co. K, 38th US Inf. Disobedience of orders
July 5, 1869 Harper Nicholas Ordnance Sgt. not given Conduct prejudicial to good order and military discipline
July 5, 1869 Harper Nicholas Ordnance Sgt. not given Habitual drunkeness to the prejudice of good order and military discipline
July 6, 1869 Hughes Peter Pvt. Co. E, 3rd US Cav. Conduct prejudicial to good order and military discipline, disrespectful towards a sentinel on Post
July 6, 1869 Logan John Pvt. Co. K, 3rd US Cav. Absence without leave, to the prejudice of good order and military discipline
July 7, 1869 Waters Eurrols Pvt. Co. K, 38th US Inf. Conduct prejudical to good order and military discipline
July 11, 1869 Gorman James Pvt. Co. K, 3rd US Cav. 1. Absence without leave. 2. Violation of the 38th Article of War
July 11, 1869 Garrity John Cpl. Co. K, 3rd US Cav. 1. Conduct prejudicial to good order and military discipline
July 11, 1869 Garrity John Cpl. Co. K, 3rd US Cav. 2. Drunkeness on Duty 3. Neglect of Duty
July 14, 1869 O'Connor Lawrence L. 1st Lt. 3rd US Cavalry Conduct unbecoming an officer and a gentleman
July 14, 1869 O'Connor Lawrence L. 1st Lt. 3rd US Cavalry Conduct prejudicial to good order and military discipline
July 14, 1869 O'Connor Lawrence L. 1st Lt. 3rd US Cavalry Inefficiency as an officer, to the prejudice of good order and military discipline
July 24th Russell Gerald Captain Co. K, 3rd US Cav. Tyrranical and capricious conduct and abusive language
July 24th Russell Gerald Captain Co. K, 3rd US Cav. Conduct prejudicial to good order and military discipline
July 24th Russell Gerald Captain Co. K, 3rd US Cav. Violation of the 45th Article of War
July 24th Russell Gerald Captain Co. K, 3rd US Cav. Violation of the Act of Congress, Sect. 3 relating to the Army & Navy of the U.S.
July 24th Russell Gerald Captain Co. K, 3rd US Cav. Conduct unbecoming an officer and a gentleman
July 29, 1869 Stuart Samuel Pvt. Co. K, 38th US Inf. Theft, to the prejudice of good order and military discipline
August 1, 1869 O'Connor Lawrence L. 1st Lt. 3rd US Cavalry Conduct unbecoming an officer and a gentleman
August 5, 1869 O'Connor Lawrence L. 1st Lt. 3rd US Cavalry Disobedience of orders, to the prejudice of good order and military discipline
August 5, 1869 O'Connor Lawrence L. 1st Lt. 3rd US Cavalry Conduct unbecoming an officer and a gentleman
August 12, 1869 Pointz Charles Pvt. Co. K, 38th US Inf. Conduct prejudicial to good order and military discipline
August 12, 1869 Pointz Charles Pvt. Co. K, 38th US Inf. Desertion
August 19, 1869 Russell Gerald Captain Co. K, 3rd US Cav. Violation of the 23rd Article of War
August 19, 1869 Russell Gerald Captain Co. K, 3rd US Cav. Conduct prejudicial to good order and military discipline
August 19, 1869 Russell Gerald Captain Co. K, 3rd US Cav. Conduct unbecoming an officer and a gentleman
August 21, 1869 Mason Lawrence Musician Co. K, 38th US Inf. Conduct prejudicial to good order and military discipline
August 22, 1869 Love John Captain Co. K, 38th US Inf. Conduct prejudicial to good order and military discipline
August 24, 1869 Rigg Edwin A. 1st Lt. & Post Adjutant 38th US Inf. Neglect of duty to the prejudice of good order and military discipline
August 25, 1869 Barry Denis Wagoner Co. K, 3rd US Cav. Conduct prejudicial to good order and military discipline
August 25, 1869 William Prince Pvt. Co. K, 38th US Inf. Violation of the 46th Article of War
Sept. 26, 1869 Forbaine George Pvt. Co. K, 3rd US Cav. Conduct prejudicial to good order and military discipline