War of the Rebellion: Serial 116 Page 0214 PRISONERS OF WAR AND STATE, ETC.

Search Civil War Official Records

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF VIRGINIA,

Fort Monroe, Va., January 25, 1862.

Brigadier General L. THOMAS,

Adjutant-General U. S. Army, Washington, D. C.

GENERAL: Agreeably to your request contained in your letter of the 21st instant I have proposed to Major General B. Huger the exchange of Second Lieutenant Charles H. Burd, Fourth Maine Volunteers, wounded at Bull Run and now confined at Richmond, for some one of like rank. Captain Ralph Hunt, First Kentucky Regiment, has been as you will perceive by my letter of the 24th instant exchanged for Captain Cohoon, North Carolina Volunteers. I have this day taken

the parole of Mr. C. K. Gallagher, a prisoner who although not a soldier was engaged and taken at Hatteras Inlet, to be exchanged for Private Wheaton King, Rhode Island Volunteers. A copy* of his parole is inclosed herewith, which I hope will be approved. Mr. Gallagher has been a prisoner at this post and on the Rip Raps more than four months.

I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

JOHN E. WOOL,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF VIRGINIA,

Fort Monroe, Va., January 25, 1862.

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

GENERAL: I send herewith by flag of truce Charles K. Gallagher, who is on parole for forty five days unless within that time Private Wheaton King, of the Rhode Island Volunteers, now on parole, be unconditionally released and put at liberty, in which event Mr. Gallagher will consider himself discharged from his parole. I am desired to propose the exchange of Second Lieutenant Charles H. Burd, Fourth Maine Volunteers, wounded at Bull Run and now confined at Richmond, for some one of like grade now in the possession of the Federal Government.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

JOHN E. WOOL,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF VIRGINIA,

Fort Monroe, Va., January 25, 1862.

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

GENERAL: I am desired to propose the exchange of R. D. Shepherd Abram Shepherd, George Johnston, George McGlincy and Conrad Crowl, all of whom are confined as prisoners in the Department of the Potomac, for Leonard Clark, private, of Harrison County, Va., taken prisoner in the Cheat Mountain last fall, Jonathan Morris, James E. Wood, John Alford and Thomas S. Ross, taken at Guyandotte.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

JOHN E. WOOL,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF VIRGINIA,

Fort Monroe, Va., January 25, 1862.

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

GENERAL: I send herewith by flag of truce Second Lieutenant J. J. Whitehurst, North Carolina Volunteers, who is on parole for thirty

---------------

*Not found.

---------------