War of the Rebellion: Serial 116 Page 0244 PRISONERS OF WAR AND STATE, ETC.

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HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF VIRGINIA,

Fort Monroe, Va., February 7, 1862.

General HUGER.

SIR: I send herewith by flag of truce the following-named persons:

1. Julian Myers, a prisoner from Fort Warren who is on parole for forty-five days unless within that time Captain Zenas R. Bliss, U. S. Army, shall be unconditionally released and put at liberty at Fort Monroe.

2. Lieutenant S. L. Johnston, North Carolina Volunteers, a prisoner of war from Fort Warren, who is on parole for thirty days unless within that time Second Lieutenant Isaac Harris Hooper, Fifteenth Massachusetts Volunteers, be unconditionally released and set at liberty at Fort Monroe.

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

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

JOHN E. WOOL,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF VIRGINIA,

Fort Monroe, February 7, 1862.

Major General B. HUGER, Commanding at Norfolk.

SIR: I send herewith by flag of truce William J. Willey, Milton J. Ferguson, Hurston Spurlock and William B. Compton, all of whom are released on parole.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

JOHN E. WOOL,

Major-General.

[Indorsement.]

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF NORFOLK,

Norfolk, Va., February 7, 1862.

William J. Willey says that he was colonel of a Virginia regiment and thinks he is expected to be exchanged for Lieutenant-Colonel [Colonel] Woodruff, Second Kentucky Regiment.

Milton J. Ferguson states that he was colonel of the One hundred and sixty-seventh Virginia Militia and thinks that he is expected to procure the exchange of Lieutenant-Colonel Neff, Second Kentucky Volunteers.

Hurston Spurlock was a private Thirty-sixth Virginia Regiment, and is to procure the exchange of John Alford, supposed to be a prisoner at Richmond. W. B. Compton was a private when taken and acting as quartermaster.

BENJ. HUGER, JR.,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF VIRGINIA,

Fort Monroe, Va., February 7, 1862.

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

SIR: I send herewith by flag of truce and commend to your courtesy and care Mrs. Myra Clark Gaines, Mrs. Rhode Gaines Whitney accompanied