War of the Rebellion: Serial 118 Page 0726 PRISONERS OF WAR AND STATE, ETC.

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addressing you is to give you a fair warming and to give you an opportunity to retreat the objectionable matter in your paper of the 8th. A failure to attend promptly to this admonition will not be overlooked.

I am, sir, yours, very truly,

MILO S. HASCALL,

Brigadier-General of Volunteers, Commanding District.

WAR DEPARTMENT, Washington, D. C., June 1, 1863.

Major-General BURNSIDE, Cincinnati:

You will see that all exchanged prisoners in your department are immediately sent to their regiments. The Governors of States can exercise no control over such exchanged prisoners. Your particular attention is called to General Orders, No. 117, May 9.

H. W. HALLECK,

General-in-Chief.

(Same to General Schofield, Saint Louis.)

WAR DEPARTMENT, Washington, D. C., June 1, 1863.

Major-General ROSECRANS, Murfreesborough:

General Orders, No. 117, May 9, covers the case of all exchanged prisoners. Generals Burnside and Schofield have been directed to see that this order is immediately carried into effect.

H. W. HALLECK,

General-in-Chief.

HEADQUARTERS, Saint Louis, June 1, 1863.

H. W. HALLECK, General-in-Chief:

I have sent all exchanged men to their regiments and all officers except a few whose men are not exchanged.

J. M. SCHOFIELD,

Major-General.

SAN FRANCISCO, CAL., June 1, 1863.

Hon. E. M. STANTON:

Secretary's telegraph* of 30th of May received. Alfred Rubery from the evidence is one of the principals in the Chapman affair. Correspondence with sympathizers in victories was conducted by him. he is in confinement at Alcatraz Island. The case is in hands of the U. S. district attorney. No facts have been elicited showing him to be an object of Executive clemency. The feeling here is strong against all such actions.

G. WRIGHT,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.

CINCINNATI, OHIO, June 1, 1863.

General AMMEN, Springfield, Ill.:

I have issued an order suppressing the Chicago Times. You will please see that no more publications of it are made, and if necessary you will take military possession of the office.

A. E. BURNSIDE,

Major-General.

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*Not found.

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