From the Richmond Dispatch, 9/3/1864, p.1, c. 6
Confederate States District Court. – Judge Halyburton on yesterday delivered an elaborate opinion in the case of Frederick W. Boyd, and decided that his case was within the jurisdiction of the military courts, as Boyd was one of a class of persons who, by the sixtieth article of war, are declared to be subject to the military tribunals. Boyd, as a person in the employment of the Provost-Marshall of Richmond, was held to be a person connected with an army in the field, as Richmond is regarded as a military post for many purposes, and the authority of the Provost-Marshall extends to the camps within ten miles of Richmond. To enable to counsel for Boyd to argue a point which the court had not noticed, the order remanding Boyd was suspended until tomorrow. The case was argued at length by Mr. Aylett for the government and General Marshall for Boyd.