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CINCINNATI, OHIO, May 19, 1863.

Honorable E. M. STANTON:

Vallandigham is still here under guard. Will not be sent till to-morrow. He is sentenced to confinement in Fort Warren, Boston Harbor, during the war.

A. E. BURNSIDE,

Major-General.

WAR DEPARTMENT, Washington, May 19, 1863.

Major-General BURNSIDE, Cincinnati.

SIR: The President directs that without delay you send C. L. Vallandigham under secure guard to the headquarters of General Rosecrans to be put by him beyond our military lines and that in case of his return within our lines he be arrested and kept in close custody for the term specified in his sentence.

By order of the President:

EDWIN M. STANTON,

Secretary of War.

WAR DEPARTMENT, Washington, May 19, 1863.

Major-General ROSECRANS,

Commanding Dept. of the Cuberland, Murfreesborough, Tenn.:

The President has directed General Burnside to send C. L. Vallandigham to your headquarters to be put by you beyond our military lines and that if the returns to be arrested and kept in close custody during the war. The President also directs that when C. L. Vallandigham reaches your headquarters you keep him in close and send him beyond our military lines and that if he returns within your command you arrest and keep him in close custody during the war or until further orders.

By order of the President:

EDWIN M. STANTON,

Secretary of War.

NAVY DEPARTMENT, Washington, May 19, 1863.

Colonel WILLIAM HOFFMAN,

Commissary-General of Prisoners, Washington, D. C.

SIR: I transmit herewith a list* of prisoners which has been communicated to Lieutenant-Colonel Ludlow a available for exchange. I also transmit a list* of other now confined in Fort Lafayette by order of this Department whom the Department does not wish exchanged at present if it can be avoided.

Very respectfully, &c.,

GIDEON WELLES,

Secretary of the Navy.

WASHINGTON, [May 19, 1863.]

General ROSECRANS:

The President has directed Burnside to send C. L. Vallandigham to your headquarters to be put by you beyond our military lines and that

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