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OFFICIAL RECORDS: Series 2, vol 8, Part 1 (Prisoners of War)
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SERIES II.-VOL. VIII.

CORRESPONDENCE, ORDERS, ETC. RELATING TO PRISONERS OF WAR AND STATE FROM JANUARY 1, 1865, TO THE END.

UNION AND CONFEDERATE CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.

OFFICE COMMISSARY-GENERAL OF PRISONERS,

January 1, 1865.

Consolidated statement of prisoners of war from November 1, 1863, to January 1, 1865.

Ma Bri Col Lieu Majo Capta Lieute Non-

jo gad one tena rs ins. nants. commi

r- ier ls nt- ssion

Ge - Colo ed

ne Gen nels offic

ra era ers.

ls ls

Number on 7 61 51 74 744 1,685 3,939

hand November 1

1, 1863.

Number 9 33 64 90 684 2,305 6,517

captured from 5

November

1, 1863, to

January

1, 1865

Total on hand 16 94 115 164 1,428 3,990 10,45

and captured 6 6

Total died, 6 41 42 59 309 717 2,965

released, 2

exchanged,

&c.,from

November

1, 1863, to

January 1,

1865.

Total on hand 10 53 73 105 1,119 *3,283 7,491

January 1, 4

1865

Musici Aggreg Equivale Surg Ch Citiz Total

ans ate of nt to eons ap ens. aggreg

and prison privates . la ate of

privat ers of . in prison

es war s ers of

war

and

non-

combat

ants.

Number on 22,535 29,097 43,814 117 8 1,417 30,639

hand

November1

, 1863

Number 56,444 66,151 85,037 156 18 2,760 69,085

captured

from

November

1, 1863 to

January

1, 1865

Total on 78,979 95,248 128,851 273 26 4,177 99,724

hand and

captured

Total 26,706 30,847 39,065 156 18 2,760 33,781

died,

released,

exchanged

,

&c.,from

November

1, 1863,

to

January

1, 1865.

Total on #52,26 64,401 ++89,786 117 8 1,417 65,943

hand 3

January

1, 1865.

U. S. CHRISTIAN COMMISSION,

CENTRAL OFFICE, 11 BANK STREET,

Philadelphia, January -, 1865.

To ALL WHOM THESE PRESENTS SHALL COME, GREETING:

The U. S. Christian Commission have appointed and commissioned ---- ---- a delegate to proceed to Richmond, Va., and to such other places in the South as may be accessible to him to relieve the wants of the Union prisoners now confined in the Southern military prisons by distributing among them food, clothing, medicines, and religious publications.

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*Shout be 3,273.

#Should be 52,273.

++Using the correct figures, the "Equivalent to privates" is as printed. Using the erroneous figures, the "Equivalent to privates" is 89,816. These figures were used in "Number on hand," &c., in the next statement submitted by the Commissary. General of Prisoners, October 24, 1865. See post.

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