The Volant, 72 U.S. 179 (1866)
U.S. Supreme CourtThe Volant, 72 U.S. 5 Wall. 179 179 (1866)
72 U.S. (5 Wall.) 179
The brig Volant had been captured, near the mouth of the Rio Grande, on the 5th of November, 1863, by the United States
steamer Granite City, and, with her cargo, was condemned, by the decree of the District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana. The case came before this Court upon the appeal of the claimants.