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Statement of Peter Bowman, Company G, Nineteenth Indiana, December 8, 1862.

Question. Do you know of any murders having been committed in or about this camp?

Answer. I do not.

Question. Do you know of any gambling being carried on in this camp?

Answer. I have seen gambling in some wooden shanties but I do not know who were engaged in it.

Question. Have you seen the guard attempt to suppress this gambling?

Answer. I have not seen the guard arrest any.

Question. Have you seen liquor sold in this camp?

Answer. I sold five gallons myself last month.

Question. Do you know of any one else who has sold liquor in this camp?

[No answer found.]

Statement of Harry Wilson, Company E, Fortieth New York Volunteers, December 8, 1862.

Question. Do you know of any murders being committed in or about this camp?

Answer. I have heard of murders being committed but could not tell who told me.

Question. Do you know of any gambling being carried on in this camp?

Answer. I have seen gambling carried on here but do not know who were engaged in it. I do not know of any gambling being carried on at the present time.

Question. Have you seen the guard attempt to suppress this gambling?

Answer. I have once.

Question. Have you seen any liquor sold in this camp?

Answer. I have but do not know who sold it. I do not know of any liquor being sold now.

Statement of George Wright, Company C, Fortieth New York Volunteers, December 8, 1862.

Question. Do you know of any murders having been committed in or about this camp?

Answer. No.

Question. Do you know of any gambling being carried on in this camp?

Answer. No.

Question. Did you ever gamble yourself in this camp?

Answer. No.

Question. Have you ever seen liquor sold in this camp?

Answer. I sold it myself about two months ago but have sold none since I heard it was against the regulations of the camp. I know of no one else that he sold liquor.