War of the Rebellion: Serial 118 Page 0519 CORRESPONDENCE, ETC. - UNION.

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The following is a list of the prisoners taken from Company D, First North Carolina Union Volunteers, on the 12th of March, 1863: H. C. Palmer; A. W. Keaton, died March 31, 1863; Frank M. Town, died April 6, 1863.

The following is a list of the men taken on the 6th of April, 1863:

Lieutenant L. A. Bigger, Corpl. Benjamin Pendelton, Privates Henry Luters, James Luton, John A. Mead, Henry Boyd and Lemuel James.

I have been informed that there were two men from a company at Washington, N. C., during the battle at that place last summer and that they were confined in same way as those of my company and one of them had died since being confined in prison, and that there had never been any demand made for their release.

Praying that there may be something done by the authorities in power to have these men treated as other U. S. Volunteers, prisoners of war, I subscribe myself,

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

E. C. SANDERS,

Captain Company D, First North Carolina Union Volunteers.

[First indorsement.]

HEADQUARTERS EIGHTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

New Berne, April 26, 1863.

Respectfully referred to Colonel Ludlow with the request that he will take some action in the case, these men having been regularly mustered into the U. S. service.

J. G. FOSTER,

Major - General, Commanding.

[Second indorsement.]

FORT MONROE, May 3, 1863.

Respectfully referred to Honorable R. Ould, agent for exchange of prisoners, for information about and delivery of the persons within names.

WM. H. LUDLOW,

Lieutenant - Colonel and Agent for Exchange of Prisoners.

[Third indorsement.]

Respectfully referred to General Winder.

R. OULD,

Agent for Exchange.

[Fourth indorsement.]

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF HENRICO,

Richmond, May 12, 1863.

Referred to Captain T. P. Turner, commander C. S. military prison, for information concerning these men.

By order of Brigadier - General Winder:

W. N. STARKE,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant - General.

[Fifth indorsement.]

C. S. MILITARY PRISON, Richmond, May 12, 1863.

The within - mentioned men, excepting Palmer, were paroled and sent home by flag of truce on the 5th of May, 1863. Were captured in Pasquotank, N. C., April 6, 1863.

TH. P. TURNER,

Captain, Commanding.