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BOSTON, May 29, 1862.

Adjutant-General THOMAS:

Captain Bowman, Fifteenth Massachusetts, has received dispatch that Captain Robertson to be exchanged for him left Fort Delaware for Richmond via Norfolk last Friday. Is exchange perfected so that Bowman can enter upon service at once? I want him as field officer.

JOHN A. ANDREW,

Governor.

ADJUTANT-GENERAL'S OFFICE,

Washington, May 29, 1862.

Brigadier General H. BROWN, New York:

The privateersmen at Fort Warren will be sent to New York, where the Secretary of War desires you to have transportation by sea to Fort Monroe for them and their guard.

L. THOMAS,

Adjutant-General.

FORT WARREN, Boston Harbor, May 29, 1862.

General L. THOMAS,

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

SIR: I have selected Colonel William E. Baldwin, Fourteenth Mississippi Volunteers, to be exchanged for Colonel O. B. Willcox. Colonel Baldwin, Major G. B. Cosby, Capts. V. Sheliha and S. F. Chipley left to-day paroled to report to Major-General Wool to be exchanged for Colonel Willcox, Major I. Vodges, Capts. A. Gibbs and C. H. McNally.

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

J. DIMICK,

Colonel First Artillery, Commanding Post.

OFFICE COMMISSARY-GENERAL OF PRISONERS,

Springfield, Ill., May 29, 1862.

J. COOPER McKEE,

Assistant Surgeon, U. S. Army, Camp Butler, Ill.

DEAR SIR: I have instructed Captain Bailhache, assistant quartermaster, to furnish such articles as you may require for the comfort of the sick prisoners of war. Please call for only such as are absolutely necessary.

You are assigned to duty at Camp Butler to attend sick prisoners of was exclusively, as your parle will not permit of your serving with our troops, and you will be governed accordingly.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

W. HOFFMAN,

Commissary-General of Prisoners.

GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. MISSOURI STATE MILITIA, Numbers 18. Saint Louis, May 29, 1862.

The enemies of the United States and of Missouri seem still determined to ruin a State they have so signally failed to conquer-to destroy the peace of a people of a people who are fixed in their loyalty to the Union.