War of the Rebellion: Serial 116 Page 0578 PRISONERS OF WAR AND STATE, ETC.

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of which is not only exaggerated by the enemy but by our own people. None of our engines, cars of teams have yet arrived.

I have the honor to be, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

A. E. BURNSIDE,

Major-General, Commanding Department of North Carolina.

ADJUTANT-GENERAL'S OFFICE,

Washington, May 23, 1862.

Major General JOHN E. WOOL,

Commanding Department of Virginia, Fort Monroe, Va.

SIR: Colonel Roger W. Hanson, Second Kentucky Regiment, and Captain T. W. Mayhew, Thirty-third Regiment North Carolina Troops, have been ordered from Forts Warren and Columbus respectively to Fort Monroe to be exchanged for Colonel Corcoran and Captain Drew.

I am, &c.,

L. THOMAS,

Adjutant-General.

FORT WARREN, Boston Harbor, May 23, 1862.

General L. THOMAS,

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

SIR: Your telegram of the 21st was received last evening and answered immediately by telegram that I had selected Colonel Roger W. Hanson, Second Regiment Kentucky, as a person whom I have no doubt will obtain the exchange of Colonel Corcoran. He leaves this morning paroled to report to Major-General Wool at Fort Monroe.

I am, sir, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

J. DIMICK,

Colonel Firt Artillery, Commanding Post.

HDQRS. NINETEENTH REGIMENT WISCONSIN VOLS.,

Camp Randall, near Madison, May 23, 1862.

Lieutenant Colonel W. HOFFMAN, Commissary-General of Prisoners.

COLONEL: I herewith inclose the order calling a court of inquiry to examine into the circumstances attending the shooting of G. W. Spears, Company B, First Alabama, Tennessee and Mississippi Regiment, a prisoner of war. I also transmit the testimony taken on the inquest and the report of the court thereon.

I am, colonel, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

H. T. SANDERS,

Colonel Nineteenth Regiment Wisconsin Volunteers.

[Inclosure.]

Proceedings of a Court of Inquiry held at Camp Randall, commencing May 16, 1862.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. NINETEENTH REGIMENT WISCONSIN VOLUNTEERS, Numbers 108.

Camp Randall, near Madison, May 16, 1862.

A court of inquiry will assemble at Camp Randall at 2 p. m. to-day, the 16th instant, or as soon threreafter as possible, to examine into the circumstances attending the shooting of G. W. Spears, Company B, First Alabama, Tennessee and Mississippi