War of the Rebellion: Serial 117 Page 0720 PRISONERS OF WAR AND STATE, ETC.

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OFFICE COMMISSARY-GENERAL OF PRISONERS,

Washington, November 17, 1862.

General DANIEL TYLER,

Commanding, Camp Douglas, Chicago, Ill.:

Company A and Company F, Fifth New York Artillery, the detachment Eighth New York Cavalry, Thirty-ninth, One hundred and eleventh, One hundred and twenty-fifth and One hundred and twenty-sixth Regiments New York Volunteers, now at Camp Douglas, have been exchanged, and you will order them immediately to this city under their respective commanders to report to the General-in-Chief. They will be armed here.

By order of the Secretary of War:

W. HOFFMAN,

Commissary-General of Prisoners.

OFFICE COMMISSARY-GENERAL OF PRISONERS,

Washington, D. C., November 17, 1862.

General J. M. TUTTLE, Commanding, Cairo, Ill.:

About 1,200 rebel prisoners of war will be immediately sent to Cairo to be delivered to the agent of the rebel authorities at Vicksburg. Please forward them as early as practicable according to instructions heretofore given. I have ordered duplicate rolls to be sent with each party.

By order of the Secretary of War:

W. HOFFMAN,

Commissary-General of Prisoners.

WAR DEPARTMENT, Washington, November 17, 1862.

Honorable E. M. STANTON, Secretary of War.

SIR: I have the honor to report that Rigby's battery, 2 captains, 3 first and 1 second lieutenant and 260 non-commissioned officers and men, taken at Harper's Ferry and composed of Indiana State troops, are declared exchanged.

I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

WM. H. LUDLOW,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Agent for Exchange of Prisoners.

WAR DEPARTMENT, Washington, November 17, 1862.

Honorable E. M. STANTON, Secretary of War.

SIR: I have the honor to report that the Eighth New York Cavalry, Thirty-ninth Regiment New York Volunteers, One hundred and eleventh Regiment New York Volunteers, One hundred and fifteenth Regiment New York Volunteers, One hundred and twenty-fifth Regiment New York Volunteers and One hundred and twenty-sixth Regiment New York Volunteers, captured at Harper's Ferry, are declared exchanged. These regiments are now in camp at Camp Douglas, Chicago, Ill.

I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

WM. H. LUDLOW,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Agent for Exchange of Prisoners.