War of the Rebellion: Serial 118 Page 0856 PRISONERS OF WAR AND STATE, ETC.

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HEADQUARTERS FOURTH MILITARY DISTRICT,

Jackson, Miss., March 24, 1863.

Major R. W. MEMMINGER, Assistant Adjutant-General.

MAJOR: I have the honor to submit the following report* of U. S. prisoners of war received at this post on the 12th instant captured on the U. S. gun-boat Indianola.

Forty-three seamen; 20 firemen, boys, &c. Total number of prisoners, 85.

I am, major, respectfully, your obedient servant,

JOHN ADAMS,

Brigadier-General, Provisional Army, C. S., Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS, Jackson, March 24, 1863.

Major R. W. MEMMINGER, Assistant Adjutant-General.

MAJOR: In obedience to orders from the Secretary of War the following-named U. S. prisoners of war (officers) were sent to Richmond, Va., on the 14th instant in charge of Captain Tabb, Fourteenth Mississippi Regiment: T. c. Fletcher, colonel; P. Kershner, lieutenant-colonel; F. Jaensch, major; A. Gallfy, certain; John C. Ander Egg, captain; James S. McMurtry, captain; A. S. McClure, captain; F. Doherty, captain; C. Cunningham, captain; M. Mills, captain; W. P. Van Doorn, captain; J. J. Cole, first lieutenatn; P. M. Smith, first lieutenant; S. H. Corn, first lieutenant; H. S. Woods, second lieutenant; R. H. Vorhes, second lieutenant; B. F. Heckert, second lieutenant; M. Menne, second lieutenant; G. W. Wilson, second lieutenant; W. H. Rogers, second lieutenant; William Buchanan, second lieutenant; J. M. Cady, second lieutenant. All of the above-named officers were captured previous to the 12th of January, 1863.

I am, major, respectfully, your obedient servant,

JOHN ADAMS,

Brigadier-General, Provisional Army, C. S., Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS, Fort Brown, Tex., March 24, 1863.

Major E. F. GRAY,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General, Fort Brown, Tex.

SIR: Inclosed herewith please find the parole# in triplicate of the crew of the U. S. schooner C. C. Pinckney, recently captured at the mouth of the Rio Grande, which was this day granted them by me.

I have the honor to be, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

P. N. LUCKETT,

Colonel Third Texas Infantry, Commanding.

WAR DEPARTMENT, Richmond, Va., March 25, 1863.

His Excellency Z. B. VANCE,

Governor of North Carolina, Raleigh, N. C.

SIR: I have received your letter with regard to the arrest of citizens of North Carolina by a party of cavalry from Georgia. In reply I have the honor to say that the Department has no information at present concerning the alleged arrest and removal referred to by Your Excellency but will proceed to institute inquiry and require a report of

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* Names of prisoners omitted.

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# Omitted.