War of the Rebellion: Serial 115 Page 0333 SUSPECTED AND DISLOYAL PERSONS.

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This person [G. R. H. Hughes] was arrested January 2, 1862, near Harper's Ferry, by order of General Banks and conveyed to the Old Capitol Prison. Hughes was a lawyer residing in Chicago, Ill., and was charged with disloyalty to the United States Government. In violation of the proclamation of the President dated August 16, 1861, he visited the insurrectionary district of Virginia on professional or commercial business and was arrested while attempting to pass the Federal military lines on his return. January 7, 1862, he was released by order of the Secretary of State on taking the oath of allegiance and stipulating that he would neither visit nor hold any correspondence with the insurrectionary States during the continuance of the rebellion.

Clarence Md by the U. S. steamer Harriet Lane January 2, 1862, and committed to the Old Capitol Prison. There are no papers on file in the Department of State showing why or on what charges this man was arrested. He remained in confinement February 15, 1862, when in accordance with the order of the War Department of the preceding day he was transferred to the charge of that Department. (Ordered released February 21, 1862. Released on parole February 22, 1862.)

John Harrover was arrested by General Heitzelman January 3, 1862, and committed to the Old Capitol Prison. There are no papers on file in the Department of State showing why this man was arrested. He remained in the Old Capitol Prison February 15, 1862, when in conformity with an order from the War Department of the preceding day he was transferred to the charge of that Department.

Richard R. Lee was arrested by General Montgomery and committed to the Old Capitol Prison January 3, 1862. There are no papers on file in the Department of State showing why this man was arrested or the charges against him. He remained in confinement February 15, 1862, when in conformity with an order of the War Department of the preceding day he was transferred to the charge of that Department. (Ordered released February 21, 1862.)

J. Ignatius Ford arrested by General Hooker January 4, 1862, and committed to the Old Capitol Prison. There are no papers on file in the Department of State showing what the charges were against this man. He remained at the Old Capitol Prison February 15, 1862, when in conformity with the order of the War Department of the preceding day he was transferred to the charge of that Department. (Ordered released February 21, 1862. Released on parole February 22, 1862.)

Richard Hurst was arrested January 4, 1862, by General Smith and committed to the Old Capitol Prison. There are no papers on file in the Department of State showing what the chages were against this man. He remained in the Old Capitol Prison February 15, 1862, when in an order of the War Department of the preceding day he was transferred to the charge of that Department. (Released on parole February 22, 1862.)

These men [William L. and D. C. Lee] were arrested by order of General Montgomery January 5, 1862, and confined in the Old Capitol