to this office because it is only here we can tell when it will be adviseable to liberate many of them. Major Darr has therefore been instructed to request that the written evidence records be returned to this office.
Very respectfully, your obedient servant,
W. S. ROSECRANS,
Brigadier-General, U. S. Army, Commanding.
List of prisoners confined in the Old Capitol Prison, Washington, D. C., March 17, 1862.
Name. Date of arrest. Nature of offense.
R. O'N. Greenhow. .
Aug. 23, 1861 Forwarding information to the rebels; dangerous, skillful spy.
Summerfield Ball. . Oct. 9, 1861 Communicating with the rebels.
B. J. Cross. . Oct. 10, 1861 Giving aid and information to the rebels.
George S. Watkins. . Sept. 23, 1861 Furnishing information to the rebels.
Rudolph Watkins. . . . do. . Do.
Thomas A. Jones. . Oct. 4, 1861 Do.
W. F. Getty. . Oct. 1, 1861 Having communication with the rebels.
Alfred Nettleton. . Sept. 11, 1861 Corresponding with the rebels.
John W. Burson. . . . do. . Do.
P. W. Carper. . Nov. 27, 1861 Assassination of U. S. pickets.
Dr. William B. Day. . . . do. . Do.
Dr. John T. Day. . . . do. . Do.
R. H. Gunnell. . . . do. . Do.
John B. Farr. . . . do. . Do.
C. W. Coleman. . . . do. . Do.
Thomas E. Poole. . December 6, 1861 Communicating with the rebels.
James H. Poole. . . . do. . Do.
Bernard B. Poole. . . . do. . Communicating information to the rebels.
John T. De Bell. Nov. 27, 1861 Assassination of U. S. pickets.
George Coleman. . December 6, 1861 Do.
William Eaton. . December 2, 1861 Found within our lines with citizen's dress over a rebel uniform.
Hosea H. H. Williams. . December 4, 1861 Claims to be a deserter from the rebels, although wearing a unfirom like New York volunteers.
James W. McCurdy. . December 25, 1861 Carrying men across the Potomac in a bot.
A. J. Michael. . About December 31, 1861 Furnishing provisions and aiding rebellion.
W. J. Fleece. . About Oct. 28, 1861 Opposition to Federal Government.
R. D. Shepard, Jr., About Nov. 27, 1861 Taking up arms against the Government.
A. Shepard. . Nov. 27, 1861 Do.
George H. Johnson. . . . do. . Taking up arms and aiding rebels.
Moses P. Donaldson. . Jan. 5, 1862 Engaged in transporting cargo of goods to Virginia.
J. Barrett Cohen. . . . do. . Engaged in conveying persons and goods to the rebels.
Henry C. Brown. . Jan. 10, 1862 Coming into our lines under suspicious circumstances.
Richard Coleman. . December 6, 1861 Assassination of U. S. pickets.
George Dent, sr. . Nov. 11, 1861 Furnishing information to the rebels.
George Dent, Jr. . . . do. . Do.
W. ion to the rebels.
Dr. Aaron Van Camp. . December 21, 1861 Communicating with the rebels.
James Farr. . December 20, 1861 Asssassination of U. S. pickets.
Mrs. C. V. Baxley. . December 29, 1861 Carrying information to Richmond.
George M. Gormley. . Jan. 10, 1862 Attempting to enter the rebel States.
A. C. Landstreet. . Jan. 15, 1862 Evidence not yet received.
John W. Crawford. . Jan. 13, 1862 Alleged to be connected with the murder of U. S. troops near Pohick Run, Va.
Bushrod W. Bayliss. . . do. . Do.
Matthew Plasket. . . . do. . Do.
G. D. McGilincey. . Nov. 27, 1861 Taking up arms and aiding rebels.
Jesse B. Wharton. . December 22, 1861 Do.
W. L. Fisher. . December 13, 1861 Forwarding communications to the rebels.
Henry A. Stewart. . December 12, 1861 Employed by J. P. Benjamin, rebel Secretary of War.
Charles Follen. . December 19, 1861 Furnishing information to the rebels and oppressing Union men.
John F. C. Offutt. . Jan. 20, 1862 Communicating with the rebels and forwarding goods to Virginia.
John A. Marshall. . Jan. 31, 1862 Carrying information to rebels.
James Potter. . Jan. 30, 1862 Spy and shooting Union pickets.