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MURFREESBOROUGH, May 24, 1863.

Colonel HOFFMAN:

Up to what date are prisoners exchanged? It Streight and his command exchanged yet?

W. S. ROSECRANS,

Major-General.

U. S. FLAG-SHIP MINNESOTA,

Off Newport News, May 24, 1863.

Honorable GIDEON WELLES, Secretary of the Navy.

SIR: At 8. 30 this morning the steamer James Brooks came down from City Point with 620 paroled prisoners including 80 officers and the crew of the Indianola.

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S. P. LEE,

Acting Rear-Admiral.

FORT MONROE, May 24, 1863.

Colonel W. HOFFMAN, Commissary-General of Prisoners:

Ninety-six officers and about 500 men go to Annapolis to-morrow. All officers who have been sent to Annapolis have been exchanged. I except to send forty more officers on Monday or Tuesday. I send this from City Point, where I shall remain until Monday.

WM. H. LUDLOW,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Agent, &c.

SPECIAL ORDERS, HDQRS. DEPT. OF THE TENNESSEE, NO. 130.

Young's Point, La., May 24, 1863.

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III. Lieutenant-Colonel Graham, Twenty-second Iowa Volunteers (paroled), is appointed to take charge of paroled prisoners at this place and will report to Lieutenant Colonel L. Kent, provost-marshal, for orders.

By order of Major General U. S. Grant:

T. S. BOWERS,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS, HDQRS. DEPT. OF THE TENNESSEE, NO. 139.

In Field, near Vicksburg, Miss., May 24, 1864.

I. Colonel Clark B. Lagow, aide-de-camp, U. S. Army, will immediately proceed to Memphis, Tenn., with the prisoners of war captured in recent battles and now at or in the vicinity of Young's Point, La. He will deliver one certified list or roll of said prisoners to Major General S. A. Hurlbut, at Memphis, Tenn., who will send said prisoners to Island No. 10 and furnish strong guards for them until he can communicate with the General-in-Chief of the Army as to the disposition to be made of them. One roll or list of said prisoners will be retained by Major