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Tabular statement of the number of valid Federal paroles.

(This paper was sent by Mr. Ould to General Meredith with a letter dated October 27, 1863.)*

OFFICE COMMISSARY-GENERAL OF PRISONERS.

Washington, D. C., November 30, 1863.

Major General E. A. HITCHOCK,

Commissioner for Exchange of Prisoners, Washington, D. C.:

GENERAL: Your note of this date, requesting a statement of the number of prisoners exchanged and in custody on both sides, is just received, and I have the honor to inclose herewith an abstract from the records of this office, showing the number of Federal prisoners who have been in the hands of the enemy, and how many have been release, similar abstract of rebel prisoners who have been or are still in our hands is also inclosed.

I have no record of prisoners in the hands of the enemy except the number of officers stated.

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

W. HOFFMAN,

Colonel Third Infantry and Commissary-General of Prisoners.

[Inclosure Numbers 1.]

Consolidated report of prisoners of war (Federal) exchanged, paroled, and on hand at Richmond.

Total value.

Rank. Total Value. Citizen Privat

number s. es.

.

Brigadier-generals. . . 9 20 . . . 180

Chaplains. . . 9 . . . . . . 9

Surgeons. . . 156 . . . . . . 156

Colonels. . . 77 15 . . . 1,155

Lieutenant-Colonels. . . 97 10 . . . 970

Majors. . . 106 8 . . . 848

Captains. . . 1,197 6 . . . 7,182

Lieutenants. . . 1,916 4 . . . 7,664

Non-commissioned officers. 13,010 2 . . . 26,020

.

Privates and citizens. . . 76,816 . . . 806 76,010

Total. . . . . . . . . 806 120,19

4

Total

value.

B C S C L M C L Ci No Pr To Ci Pr

r h u o i a a i ti n- iv ta ti iv

i a r l e j p e ze co at l ze at

g p g o u o t u s. mm es ag ns es

a l e n t r a t is . gr . .

d a o e e s i e si et

i i n l n . n n on at

e n . s a s a ed e.

r s . n . n of #

- . t t fi

g - s ce

e c . rs

n o .

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r o

a n

l e

s l

. s

.

Exchanged 7 7 7 6 7 7 9 1 71 12 73 87 71 11

. . . 2 3 2 7 3, 2,2,0,8 2 0,

5 3 32 80 48 86

0 6

3

Died. . . . . . . . . 4 2 6 9 18 19 9 21

6 8 8

On 1 2 1 . . 1 1 4 88 76 2, 3, 88 4,

parole. . 4 2 9 74 57 56

. 4 4 5

On hand 1 . 8 1 2 2 2 5 . . . 96 . 4,

at 3 4 5 8 4 6 . 7 54

Richmond, 7 9 5

Va. . .

Total. . 9 9 1 7 9 1 1 1 80 13 76 95 80 12

. 5 7 7 0,, 8,0,0,5 6 0,

6 6 1 9 10 10 87 19

9 1 4

7 6

W. HOFFMAN,

Colonel Third Infantry and Commissary-General of Prisoners.

OFFICE COMMISSARY-GENERAL OF PRISONERS,

Washington, D. C., November 26, 1863.

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* See p. 431.

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# Errors evidently exist in this column.