[source: company E orders book]
[related file: court martials]
[for the findings and sentence of the court martial, see general order 30, military governor, Alexandria Virginia, 14 January 1865]
Head Quarters Provost Marshall Third [?] District [illegible word]
No [illegible number] Brown [?] St. Philadelphia November 2nd 1864
Charge & Specification preferred against Private John Garrity of Company "E" 91st Regiment Penna Vols.
Absence Without leave
Specification in this that Said Private John Garrity of Company "E" 91st Regt Pennsylvania Vols. did without proper authority absent himself from his company Regiment & Post from the 14th day of July to the 2nd day of November 1864. When he was apprehended and delivered to Captain Jacob S. Stretch Provost Marshall 3rd District Pennsylvania at his Head quarters.
This at McClellan Hospital Philadelphia, Pa. on or about the 14th day of July 1864.Jacob S. Stretch
Capt & Provost Marshal
3rd District Penn
Preston E Lewis
Comp "E" 186 Pa Vols