From the Richmond Dispatch, 8/13/1862, p. 1, c. 6

Military Execution. - The soldier, Martin Hogan, heretofore mentioned as having been condemned to be shot by court-martial, who was respited until yesterday, was on the morning of that day, taken from Castle Godwin, where he had been confined, and conveyed to the headquarters of Ripley's brigade, on the Williamsburg road, where he was shot to death in accordance with military usage; a file of men having been selected for that purpose, half of whom shot unloaded muskets. The condemned was instantly killed, five balls passing through his heart. He was sentenced for attempting to desert to the enemy.

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