From the Richmond Dispatch, 8/25/1864, p.1, c. 5
Judge Advocate. – Captain Hardy Hendren, of company B. Eighteenth Virginia battalion, has been appointed Judge Advocate of the court-martial instituted for the trial of cases emanating from the heavy artillery companies around the city which compose the Richmond defenses. The business of the court will begin this morning in the building on Main street numbered seventy-six. Captain Hendren is a native of Norfolk, Virginia.