1807.008: Court Martial of Lieutenant Colonel Robert Yancey.

Published: 1807

Full Title: Court martial held at Louisa courthouse, on the 10th of December, 1806, by order of Major General James Williams for the trial of Lieutenant Colonel Robert Yancey, of the fortieth regiment of Virginia militia

Author: Virginia Militia. Second Division.

Place Issued: Richmond

Issuing Press: Samuel Pleasants

Description: 28 pgs.


Williams was then in command of the second division of the Virginia militia, of which the 40th regiment was a part; Yancey was brought up on charges of "fraud, forgery, perjury, and infamous lying" [p. 4] by a disaffected, former candidate for command of Yancey's regiment, one William S. Mitchell; he was acquitted and his accuser reprimanded.

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