War of the Rebellion: Serial 114 Page 0562 PRISONERS OF WAR ETC.

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GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE MISSOURI, Numbers 4.

Saint Louis, November 22, 1861.

I. Prisoners of war duly exchanged in accordance with the tersm of an agreement made between Major General J. C. Fremont and Major General Sterling Price on the 26th of October, 1861, and having a apss or safe-conduct from Brigadier General S. R. Curtis will after proper examination be passed through our lines according to the safe-conduct so given. The persons and baggage of such exchanged prisoners will be subject to examination at any post, camp or outpost. So far as possible such persons will be sent away in squads under an escort.

II. The tern property or private property used in such passes will not be constructed to include any arms-except the usual side-arms of officers-ammunition, medicines or sealed papers, and all open papers will be strictly examined.

By order of Major-General Halleck:

WILLIAM McMICHAEL,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE MISSOURI, Numbers 10.

Saint Louis, November 26, 1861.

No prisoner of war exchanged in accordance with the terms of the agreement made between Generals Fremont and Price on the 26th of October, 1861, who at the time of such exchange was within the enemy's lines will on any pretense be permitted to come within our lines in this department, and any one so returning will be immediately arrested and placed under guard. All such prisoners so found within our lines without a proper permission from these headquarters will be immediately arrested. No prisoner of war so exchanged will be permitted to leave Saint Louis without escort; and all officers having such prisoners in charge will report to these headquarters for instructions.

By order of Major-General Halleck:

J. C. KELTON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.