August 13, 1863

8-13Rappohannock Station Va.

Charge and Specification against Private Richard Dignan Co. B. 39th Mass. Vols.

Charge.  Sleeping on Picket when posted as a Sentinel.

Specification.  In this that Private Richard Dignan Co. B. Thirty-ninth Mass. Vols. When on picket near Rappohannock Station Va. and while posted as a Sentinel was found Sleeping on his post with his equipments off …  A. B. Farnham, Lt. Col. 16th Me. Vols.

[Augustus Bowman Farnham Papers]