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3 o'clock p. m. of Friday, May 15, 1863. Subject to the approval of the President of the United States.

A. E. BURNSIDE,

Major-General.

III. The President approves the sentences in the cases of William F. Corbin and T. G. McGraw and directs that they be executed at the time and place appointed in the foregoing order of Major-General Burnside.

By order of the Secretary of War:

E. D. TOWNSEND,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE OHIO, Numbers 58.

Cincinnati, Ohio, May 4, 1863.

I. Anonymous communications addressed to these headquarters will receive no attention.

II. Letters preferring charges against parties for disloyalty or other offenses will not be noticed unless a specific statement is made of the offense committed, with the names and place of residence of witnesses to prove the same.

By command of Major-General Burnside:

LEWIS RICHMOND,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

CINCINNATI, OHIO, May 5, 1863.

Honorable E. M. STANTON:

Has Mr. Vallandigham been arrested by your orders? Will you please answer by telegraph?

Yours, truly,

J. J. FARAN.

GEORGE E. PUGH.

WASHINGTON McLEAN.

GEO. H. PENDLETON.

ANNAPOLIS, May 5, 1863.

Colonel W. HOFFMAN:

We have buildings in the rear of the college which will hold 3,000 rebel prisoners and accommodate a guard of 250 men. A guard of that number will be necessary. We have not a single soldier to guard them.

C. A. WAITE,

Colonel of Infantry.

OFFICE COMMISSARY-GENERAL OF PRISONERS,

Washington, D. C., May 5, 1863.

Colonel ROBERT NUGENT,

Acting Assistant Provost-Marshal-General, New York.

COLONEL: Your letter of the 4th instant giving the account of paroled prisoners of war from New Orleans [is received] and in reply I have to request that you will send these and all other paroled men