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Carolina and Georgia. They have been confined here some time and are many of them a desperate, bad set of men. You will please send by return guard a receipt for them, and also order the guard furnished with rations for their return to this post.

I am, general, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

G. W. LEE,

Commanding Post.

[Inclosure.]

List of Federal prisoners in barracks.

Name. Company of Date of Charge.

regiment. capture.

1862

P. Pierce. Company B, 1st April 25. Bridge

Tennessee. burning.

J. J. Barker. Company E, 2nd May 3 Do.

Tennessee.

T. McCoy. Company G, 2nd March 28 Do.

Tennessee.

W. Bensinger. Company G, 21st April 13 Engine

Ohio. thief.

G. Smith. Company H, 2nd U. May 20 Prisoner of

S. Artillery. war.

H. Healing. Company G, 10th July 3 Do.

Wisconsin.

G. W. Walton. Company H, 2nd U. May 20 Do.

S. Artillery.

T. W. Coleman. Company G, 10th July 3 Do.

Wisconsin.

B. Powers. Company G, 19th May 5 Do.

Kentucky.

Jacob Parrott. Company K, 33rd April 3 Engine

Ohio. thief.

William Company G, 2nd April 14 Do.

Pittenger. Ohio.

Robert Buffum. Company H, 21st April 13 Do.

Ohio.

Elihu H. Mason. Company K, 21st April 14 Do.

Ohio.

William H. Company B, 33rd April 18 Do.

Reddick. Ohio.

John Walls. Citizen, East March 25 Disloyalty.

Tennessee.

H. Mills. do. March 12 Do.

R. White. do. March 21 Do.

John Green. do. March 24 Do.

G. W. Barlow. do. March 11 Do.

J. Tompkins. do. May 11 Do.

All except the five prisoners of war were delivered to Captain Alexander December, 1862.

ATLANTA, GA., December 3, 1862.

GRENADA, December 4, 1862.

Major J. R. WADDY:

Bragg's prisoners can go if there is an officer of his to take charge of them.

J. C. PEMBERTON,

Lieutenant-General, Commanding.

VICKSBURG, December 4, 1862.

Major WADDY, Assistant Adjutant-General:

The prisoners were guarded on board the train and sent to Jackson, General Ruggles being notified by telegraph of their departure. The prisoners sent over are exchanged and not paroled.

M. L. SMITH.

HEADQUARTERS FIRST MILITARY DISTRICT,

DEPT. OF MISSISSIPPI AND EAST LOUISIANA,

Jackson, Miss., December 4, 1862.

Major J. R. WADDY, Assistant Adjutant-General.

SIR: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt to day of Special Orders, Numbers 43, of November 29, assigning to me the duty in charge of exchange and paroled prisoners. I am desirous of information as to the authority invested in me from the lieutenant-general commanding.