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Lieutenant-Colonel Sangster will be held to strict accountability that hereafter no couse be found to complain of the condition of the camp at Annapolis.

By command of Major-General Wool:

SEPT. CARNCROSS,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

[Inclosure Numbers 7.]

HEADQUARTERS PAROLED PRISONERS,

Near Annapolis, Md., October 21, 1862.

Colonel J. F. STAUNTON,

Commanding Sixty-seventh Pennsylvania Vols., Annapolis, Md.

SIR: In accordance with instructions from Major-General Wool and Special Orders, Numbers 127, paragraph V, you will furnish such guards as is deemed necessary to guard and enforce the proper policing of my camp at all times.

I therefore make a requisition on you for 600 men to be here at all times, subject to my orders.

I am, sir, very respectfully,

GEO. SANGSTER,

Lieutenant-Colonel, Commanding Paroled Prisoners.

[Inclosure Numbers 8.] SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS PAROLED PRISONERS, Numbers 79.

Near Annapolis, Md., October 25, 1862.

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II. Major Day, commanding detachment of One hundred and thirty-first New York Volunteers, will at once take means to dislodge the men who occupy shanties along the line of tents who are known to be drinking and gambling against the rules and discipline of this camp.

If moral persuasion will not do the military force must be used.

By order of Lieutenant Colonel George Sangster:

A. P. SCHURTZ,

[Acting] Adjutant.

[Inclosure Numbers 9.]

HEADQUARTERS PAROLED PRISONERS,

Near Annapolis, Md., October 27, 1862.

Colonel JOHN F. STAUNTON,

Commanding Sixty-seventh Pennsylvania Volunteers.

SIR: The requisition for 600 men which I made on the 21st instant in accordance with instructions from headquarters Eighth Army Corps has not been complied with. Please explain why this has not been done.

Very respectfully, yours, &c.,

GEO. SANGSTER,

Lieutenant-Colonel, Commanding Paroled Prisoners.

[Inclosure Numbers 10.]

HEADQUARTERS PAROLED PRISONERS,

Near Annapolis, Md., October 28, 1862.

Colonel JOHN F. STAUNTON,

Commanding Sixty-seventh Pennsylvania Volunteers.

SIR: I would again respectfully call your attention to my requisition of October 21, 1862, and the letter of the 27th instant and solicit of