|Jonas H. Roe
October 8, 1863
|Head Quarters 5" Ill Cav Regt|
|Helena Ark December 14"1863|
E P Martin
|By order of
Col Hall Wilson
Absence without proper leave
Capt A S Jessup Co M
Sergt Ridley McCall "
Private John Allen "
|Charges pressed by
Alex S Jessup Capt Comg
Co M 5" Ill Cav Regt
Wer deposed for trial and determination of offences committed by men of this command, was araigned Sergt Jonas H Roe of Company M 5" Ill Cav Regt uppon the foregoing Charges and Specifications to which the accused pleads as follows
Ques -- did Sergt Jonas H Roe of your company have proper leave to go to his home in Illinois on or about the 6"day of August 1863.
Ans. he did. he had a furlough for thirty days. Ques -- did the Said Jonas H Roe return to his company and Regt at the expiration of his furlough.
Ans. -- he did not. Ques. At what time did the Said Roe return to his company.
Ans. on or about the 1st day of October 1863
Ques what was the State of the Said Roes health when he left your company for his home in Illinois on or about the 5" day of August 1863
Ans. it was verry poor. he was verry much reduced and debilitated.
Ques what was the State of Said Roes health when he returned to his company on or about the 1st of October 1863
Ans his health was a goodeal improved, but I do not [think as good] as previous to his sickness
1st Lieutenant Robert Jessup of Company M 5" Ill Cav being duly sworn testifies as follows.
Jonas H Roe of Company M 5 Ill Cav (the accused) being duly Sworn makes the following Statement.
Charges and Specifications
evidence +c in the case
of Jonas H Roe Sergt of
Company M 5" Ill Cav
to Col E F Winslow
4" Iwoa Cav Chief of Cav
15" A C
Major A.H. Seley
5" Ill Cav
Hd Qrs. Cav Forces
October 9 '63
Finding + sentence in this
case are approved
Col + Chf of Cav'y
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