War of the Rebellion: Serial 027 Page 0555 Chapter XXXI. THE MARYLAND CAMPAIGN.

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WASHINGTON, D. C., Wednesday, October 1, 1862.

The Commission met pursuant to adjournment.

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The judge-advocate stated that notifications to the several officers into whose conduct, in connection with the evacuation of Maryland Heights and the surrender of Harper's Ferry, the Commission was instructed to inquire, were being issued, in order that they might have an opportunity of appearing before the Commission, cross-examining witnesses, and introducing such testimony as they might deem proper; and that, to afford time for the service of these notices, and for the parties to avail themselves of them, it would be necessary for the Commission to adjourn.

Whereupon the Commission adjourned to meet again to-morrow, Thursday, October 2, at 11 a. m.

WASHINGTON, D. C., Thursday, October 2, 1862.

The Commission met pursuant to adjournment.

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The judge-advocate then stated that he had no evidence that the notifications referred to in the proceedings of yesterday had been served, and that in consequence he was not ready to proceed with the business of the Commission to-day.

Whereupon the Commission adjourned to meet again to-morrow, Friday, October 3, at 11 a. m.

WASHINGTON, D. C., Friday, October 3, 1862.

The Commission met pursuant to adjournment.

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General WHITE was duly sworn, and stated that he believed the testimony of the following-named witnesses, in addition to those summoned by the Government, important for him in the inquiry now in progress before the Commission, and he therefore asks that a summons be issued for them, which was accordingly ordered.

The names of said witnesses are as follows, viz: Colonel Stannard, Ninth Vermont, Chicago; Lieutenant-Colonel Davis, Twelfth Illinois Cavalry, Williamsport; Lieutenant-Colonel Stewart, Sixty-fifth Illinois Infantry, Chicago; Major Stowell, Ninth Vermont Infantry, Chicago; Captain Randolph Botts, Captain Henry Curtis, jr., Captain W. Angelo Powell, staff officers, Chicago; Captain Rigby, Indiana battery, Captain Potts, Ohio battery, Captain Phillips, Illinois battery, Chicago; Lieutenant Charles G. Bacon, Chicago; Lieutenant H. M. Binney, 64 Kilby street, Boston; Lieutenant Willmon, Third [First] Maryland, Annapolis.

Colonel D'UTASSY, having been sworn, stated that the testimony of the following witnesses, in addition to those ordered to be summoned by the Government, and at the instance of General White, is important for him in the inquiry now in progress before this Commission. Wherefore it was ordered that a summons should issue for them.

The names of said witnesses are as follows: Captain Von Sehlen, Fifteenth Indiana Battery; Lieutenant Parker, One hundred and fifteenth New York Volunteers; Colonel D'Utassy, Thirty-ninth New York Volunteers.