War of the Rebellion: Serial 114 Page 0076 PRISONERS OF WAR, ETC.

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HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF VIRGINIA,

Fort Monroe, Va., January 24, 1862.

Brigadier General L. THOMAS,

Adjutant-General U. S. Army.

GENERAL: In order to complete the list of exchanges, it may be proper to state that the following exchanges had been effected previous to those named in my communication of the 21st instant:

(1) For Colonel J. A. J. Bradford, North Carolina Volunteers, Bvt. Colonel D. T. Chandler, U. S. Army; (2) for Colonel William F. Martin, North Carolina Volunteers, Colonel C. A. Waite, First Infantry; (3) for Lieutenant Colonel G. W. Johnston, North Carolina Volunteers, Lieutenant Colonel Government Morris, First Infantry; (4) for Lieutenant Colonel Charles H. Tyler, Lieutenant Colonel A. Albert; (5) for Major W. S. G. Andrews, North Carolina Volunteers, Major J. T. Sprague, Eighth [First] Infantry; (6) for Captain Clements, North Carolina Volunteers, Captain W. L. Bowers, First Rhode Island Volunteers; (7) for Captain Cohoon, North Carolina Volunteers, Captain Ralph Hunt, First Kentucky Regiment; (8) for Lieutenant Shannon, North Carolina Volunteers, First Lieutenant S. R. Knight, First Rhode Island Volunteers; (9) for Lieutenant Lamb, North Carolina Volunteers, First Lieutenant Walter b. Ives, Seventy-ninth New York Volunteers.

These nine officers, with Captain Ricketts, First Artillery, previously exchanged for Captain J. A. de Lagnel, complete the whole list of 250 officers and men released by the Federal Government. It will be seen that an officer has already been exchanged for Colonel J. A. J. Bradford, and therefore some other of like rank should be proposed in exchange for Colonel William Hoffman.

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I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

JOHN E. WOOL,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF VIRGINIA,

Fort Monroe, Va., January 24, 1862.

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

GENERAL: I send herewith by flag of truce the following persons: A. D. Wharton, a prisoner of war, who is on parole for forty-five days, unless within that time Fist Lieutenant James J. Van Horn, Eighth U. S. Infantry, be unconditionally released and put at liberty, at Fort Monroe, Va., H. A. Gilliam, North Carolina Volunteers, a prisoners of war, who is on parole for thirty days, unless within that time Major I. V. D. Reeve, U. S. Army, shall be unconditionally released from his parole of honor; but should Major Reeve be already released, them he is to effect the unconditional release of Major C. C. Sibley from his parole of honor.

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

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

JOHN E. WOOL,

Major-General.