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OFFICIAL RECORDS: Series 2, vol 5, Part 1 (Prisoners of War)
Page 409 CORRESPONDENCE, ETC. -UNION.

If captured since that date I will upon information of that fact arrange the exchange and send to you the necessary notice thereof as I make declarations of exchanges. I hand over to Colonel Hoffman all papers connected therewith. I am under the impression that this regiment was declared exchanged in General Orders, Numbers 191, 1862.

WM. H. LUDLOW,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Agent for Exchange of Prisoners.

WASHINGTON, March 29, 1863.

Colonel, LUDLOW:

The Seventy-first Indiana was captured on the 28th of December last at Muldraugh's Hill, Ky. Please get them exchanged as soon as possible.

EDWIN M. STANTON,

Secretary of War.

WAR DEPARTMENT, Washington, March 29, 1863.

Major-General BURNSIDE, Cincinnati:

Camp Douglas cannot be changed without a full report and the order of the Secretary of War.

H. W. HALLECK,

General-in-Chief.

WAR DEPARTMENT, ADJUTANT-GENERAL'S OFFICE,

Washington, March 29, 1863.

Colonel W. HOFFMAN, Commissary-General of Prisoners.

COLONEL: The Secretary of War desires to know when and where the Seventy-first Regiment Indiana Volunteers was captured.

Respectfully, your most obedient servant,

THOMAS M. VINCENT,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

OFFICE COMMISSARY-GENERAL'S OF PRISONERS.

Washington, D. C., March 29, 1863.

Major THOMAS M. VINCENT, Assistant Adjutant-General.

MAJOR: No reports in relation to the capture of the Seventy-first Indiana Volunteers the second time have reached this office, except a telegram from General Wright, in which he states that the regiment was captured at Muldraugh's Hill, Ky. He does not give the date but states that rolls were forwarded to the Adjutant-General by the adjutant general of Indiana on the 19th of January, 1863.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

W. HOFFMAN,

Colonel Third Infantry, Commissary-General of Prisoners.


HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF VIRGINIA,
Fort Monroe, March 29, 1863.

Colonel W. HOFFMAN, Commissary-General of Prisoners.

COLONEL: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt, with other official papers, of lists of Confederate officers now held as prisoners of


Page 409 CORRESPONDENCE, ETC. -UNION.
OFFICIAL RECORDS: Series 2, vol 5, Part 1 (Prisoners of War)
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