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