War of the Rebellion: Serial 121 Page 0547 CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-UNION AND CONFEDERATE.

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of said Government, attempt to introduce said enemies of the United States into the loyal States of said United States, thereby to overthrow and destroy the authority of the United States. This, on or about the 16th day of May, 1864, at or near the city of Indianapolis, Ind., a State within the military lines of the Army of the United States, and the theater of military operations, which had been, and was constantly threatened to be, invaded by the enemy.

Specification 2.-In this, that the said William A. Bowles, Andrew Humphreys, Horace Hoffman, Lambdin P. Miligan, and Stephen Horsey, did, during a war between the United States and the said enemies of the United States engaged in rebellion against their authority, and while pretending to be peaceable, loyal citizens of the United States, organize and extend a certain unlawful secret society or order known as the Order of American Knights, or Order of the Sons of Liberty, having for its purpose the same general object and desing as the said enemies of the United States, and with the intent to aid insure the success of said enemies in their resistance to the legally constituted authorities of the United States. This, at or near the city of Indianapolis, Ind., on or about the 1th day of May, 1864.

To which charges and specifications the accussed, William A. Bowles, Lambdin P. Milligan, and Stephen Horsey, citizens of the State of Indiana, pleade not guilty.

FINDING.

The court having maturely considered the evidence adduced, finds the accused, William A. Bowles, Lambdin P. Miligan, and Stephen Horsey, citizens of the State of Indiana, as follows:

In the cases of William A. Bowles and Lambdin P. Miligan, citizens of the State of Indiana-

Charge I.

Of the first specification, guilty.

Of the second specification, guilty.

Of the third specification, guilty.

Of the fourth specification, guilty.

Of the charge, guilty.

Charge II.

Of the first specifiction, guilty.

Of the second specification, guilty.

Of the third specification, guilty.

Of the charge, guilty.

Charge III.

Of the first specification, guilty.

Of the second specification, guilty.

Of the charge, guilty.

Charge IV.

Of the first specification, guilty.

Of the second specification, guilty.

Of the third specification, guilty.

Of the fourth specification, guilty.

Of the fifth specification, guilty.

Of the charge, guilty.

Charge V.

Of the first specification, guilty.

Of the second specification, guilty.

Of the charge, guilty.

In the case of Stephen Horsey, of the State of Indiana-

Charge I.

Of the first specification, guilty.

Of the second specification, guilty.

Of the third specification, guilty.

Of the fourth specification, guilty.

Of the charge, guilty.

Charge II.

Of the first specification, guilty.

Of the second specification, guilty.

Of the third specificaion, guilty.

Of the charge, guilty.