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HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF VIRGINIA, &C.,

Fort Monroe, Va., January 16, 1862.

Major General B. HUGER, Commanding at Norfolk, Va.

GENERAL: * * * I would propose, if agreeable, an exchange between Colonel J. A. J. Bradford, of North Carolina, and Lieutenant Colonel William Hoffman, Eighth U. S. Infantry, so that they may be mutually released from their paroles.

I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

JOHN E. WOOL,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF VIRGINIA, &C.,

Fort Monroe, January 17, 1862.

Major General B. HUGER, Commanding at Norfolk, Va.

GENERAL: I send herewith by flag of truce the following-named prisoners of war, who are permitted to return South on the conditions specified in each case:

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Robert Tansil, on parole for forty-five days, unless within that time Captain Zenas R. Bliss, U. S. Army, shall be unconditionally released and put at liberty at Fort Monroe, Va.

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On the above conditions being complied with the parties interested will consider themselves released from their parole.

I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

JOHN E. WOOL,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF VIRGINIA,

Fort Monroe, Va., January 18, 1862.

Major General B. HUGER, Commanding at Norfolk, Va.

GENERAL: By the flag of truce this day you will the following-named persons:

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3. First Lieutenant Thomas H. Allen, ordnance, who is on parole for forty-five days, unless within that time First Lieutenant R. T. Frank, Eighth U. S. Infantry, be unconditionally released and put at liberty, at Fort Monroe.

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8. W. M. Page (also omitted in my letter yesterday, but sent) is on parole for thirty days, unless within that time Asst. Surg. De Witt C. Peters, U. S. Army, shall be unconditionally released from his parole of honor; but should Surgeon Peters be already released then he is to effect the unconditional release of Assistant Surgeon Connolly, New York Volunteers.

On all the above conditions being complied with the parties interested will consider themselves released from their parole.

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Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

JOHN E. WOOL,

Major-General.