War of the Rebellion: Serial 118 Page 0412 PRISONERS OF WAR AND STATE, ETC.

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Of course any money, clothes or letters for them will be duly forwarded and delivered.

Respectfully, your obedient servant,

THOMAS JORDAN,

Brigadier-General and Chief of Staff.

OFFICE COMMISSARY-GENERAL OF PRISONERS,

Washington, D. C., March 30, 1863.

Colonel G. LOOMIS, Commanding Fort Columbus, N. Y.

COLONEL: General Burnside writes that some time about June last he forwarded rolls of prisoners paroled at Salisbury, N. C., to the commanding officer at Fort Columbus, N. Y. If such rolls are on the files of your office will please forwarded them to us at your earliest convenience?

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

W. HOFFMAN,

Colonel Third Infantry, Commissary-General of Prisoners.

OFFICE COMMISSARY-GENERAL OF PRISONERS,

Washington, D. C., March 30, 1863.

Co. J. L. DONALDSON,

Quartermaster, U. S. Army, Baltimore, Md.

COLONEL; Lest you may not have been advised of the movement I think it well to inform you that some 5,000 or 6,000 rebel prisoners have been ordered from the West to be delivered at City Point via Baltimore. Near 300 will leave Saint Louis to-morrow.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

W. HOFFMAN,

Colonel Third Infantry, Commissary-General of Prisoners.

OFFICE COMMISSARY-GENERAL OF PRISONERS,

Washington, D. C., March 30, 1863.

Lieutenant Co. D. D. PERKINS,

Commanding Fort Delaware, Delaware, Del.

COLONEL: Some 800 to 1,000 rebel officers have been ordered from the West to Fort Delaware and may be expected to arrive in a week or ten days.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

W. HOFFMAN,

Colonel Third Infantry, Commissary-General of Prisoners.

OFFICE COMMISSARY-GENERAL OF PRISONERS,

Washington, D. C., March 30, 1863.

Lieutenant Colonel W. H. LUDLOW,

Agent for Exchange of Prisoners, Fort Monroe, Va.

COLONEL: Your letter of the 25th* instant with its inclosures is received. There are on file office three lists of Federal prisoners

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