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among your prisoners who wish to accept these terms of release from confinement please be kind enough to communicate their names to this office and their cases will be attended to at once.

I have the honor to remain, colonel, your obedient servant,

F. A. DICK,

Lieutenant Colonel, Provost-Marshal-General, Department of the Missouri.

OFFICE PROVOST-MARSHAL-GENERAL, Wheeling, December 13, 1862.

Colonel W. HOFFMAN, Commissary-General of Prisoners.

SIR: I have the honor to acknowledge receipt of your communication of 11th instant. Please send me the Orders, No. 193, of November 22; also any orders that may have bee issued relating to exchange of prisoners. May I trouble you to remember me and send me the orders of the War Department as they are issued?

Very respectfully,

JOS. DARR, JR.,

Major and Provost-Marshal-General.

HEADQUARTERS EIGHTH ARMY CORPS, Baltimore, December 14, 1862.

Major L. C. TURNER,

Judge-Advocate, Washington, D. C.:

I. C. W. Powell and William Nabb were arrested with Judge Carmichael. Powell was discharged on the 6th instant, but Nabb is still at Fort Delaware. Can he not be discharged? If so on what terms?

[JOHN E. WOOL,]

Major-General.

BALTIMORE, December 14, 1862.

COMMANDING OFFICER, Fort Delaware:

The commanding officer at Fort Delaware will have all the rebel prisoners of war at Fort Delaware prepared to embark for Fortress Monroe to report to Lieutenant Colonel William H. Ludlow for exchange, he being the agent. Duplicate rolls will be made of the prisoners. They will be placed under a guard of twelve men, an officer and two non-commissioned officers, with the rolls, which will be delivered to Colonel Ludlow. Colonel Belger will furnish transportation.

JOHN E. WOOL,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE TENNESSEE, Oxford, Miss., December 14, 1862.

Lieutenant-General PEMBERTON,

Commanding Confederate Forces, Jackson, Tenn.

GENERAL: Your communication in the case of Colonel Hedgepeth is just received. I did not even know that Colonel Hedgepeth was in the hospital at Memphis and cannot answer at to the misfortune that may possibly have befallen him in the way of losses sustained. Where

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