• #Restorethe24th! Interior of Gift Chapel during Largest General Courts-Martial in US Military Justice History. Tried 63 African-American Soldiers in One Trial on Charges of Mutiny, Murder, Attempted Murder, and Assault
  • Graves of Nineteen Executed Soldiers, Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, Executed as a Result of Sentence of General Courts-Martial
  • Gift Chapel, Fort Sam Houston, Site of Two Capital General Courts-Martial trying Soldiers of the 3d Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, November 1917 to March 1918
  • Art Installation by Local Artist Mich Stevenson, to Support Houston Pardon Request, at College Memorial Park Cemetery in Houston, Texas
  • Art Installation by Local Artist Mich Stevenson, to Support Pardon Petition for Original 13 Executed Soldiers, at College Memorial Park Cemetery, Houston, Texas, published with permission of artist
  • Cavalry Barracks, Location Where Original Thirteen Soldiers Were Held the Night Before Their Execution at 0717 on 11 December 1917, Executed with no Appellate Review or Opportunity to Petition for Clemency
  • Headstone of Corporal Charles W. Baltimore, Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, Executed on 11 December 1917 with No Appellate Review
  • Gravesites of the Nineteen Soldiers of the 3d Battalion, 24th Infantry Executed as a Result of General Courts-Martial Sentences, November 1917 to March 1918
  • Guardhouse at Fort Sam Houston: Held Defendants in Basement Cells During Three General Courts-Martial, https://nimj.org/topics/military-justicelaw/houston-mutiny-clemency/

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