From the Richmond Sentinel, 8/19/1863, p. 1, c. 4

Courts-Martial. – Col. Paul F. Faison, of the 56th North Carolina regiment, has been acquitted by a Court-Martial of neglect of duty, in allowing his regiment to be surprised by the enemy, at Gum Swamp, near Kinston, on the 23d of May. At the time alluded to, about one hundred of his regiment were captured by the Yankees.

Lieut. J. W. Gilliam, of Johnston (Va.) Artillery, stationed at Drewry’s Bluff, has been sentenced to a suspension of pay and loss of command, and to be confined within the limits of the camp, for absence without leave.

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