War of the Rebellion: Serial 119 Page 0917 CORRESPONDENCE, ETC. -UNION AND CONFEDERATE.

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OFFICE COMMISSIONER FOR EXCHANGE,

Fort Monroe, Va., February 4, 1864.

Honorable ROBERT OULD, Agent for Exchange, Richmond, Va.:

SIR: I have the honor to request that you will exchange Mr. H. Cowdry, a citizen prisoner at Castle Thunder, for one of the four citizen prisoners which I send by flag of truce.

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

BENJ. F. BUTLER,

Major-General commanding and Commissioner for Exchange.

OFFICE COMMISSIONER FOR EXCHANGE,

Fort Monroe, Va., February 4, 1864.

Honorable ROBERT OULD, Agent for Exchange, Richmond, Va.:

SIR: Charles Kirk is held as a prisoner at McLean Barracks, Cincinnati, and maybe offered in exchange for any newspaper reporter held as a prisoner by your authorities. It has been intimated that he may be received for Solomon Buckley, a correspondent of the New York Herald.

I have the honor to be, very respectfully, &c.,

BENJ. F. BUTLER,

Major-General and Commissioner for Exchange.

OFFICE COMMISSIONER FOR EXCHANGE,

Fort Monroe,, Va., February 4, 11864.

Honorable ROBERT OULD, Agent for Exchange, Richmond, Va.:

SIR: Will you please give me what information you can concerning the whereabouts and present condition of Private Peter Conway, First Virginia Regiment, captured September 11, 1863.

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

BENJ. F. BUTLER,

Major-General and Commissioner for Exchange.

OFFICE COMMISSIONER FOR EXCHANGE,

Fort Monroe, Va., February 4, 1864.

Honorable ROBERT OULD, Agent of Exchange, richmond, Va.:

SIR: Will you please inform me if the body of Charles Sanders, company I, Ninth Indiana Regiment, who died at Belle Isle, can be recovered.

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

BENJ. F. BUTLER,

Major-General and Commissioner for Exchange.

OFFICE COMMISSIONER FOR EXCHANGE,

Fort Monroe, Va., February 4, 1864.

Honorable ROBERT OULD, Agent for Exchange, Richmond, Va.:

SIR: Will you please inform me as to the whereabouts and condition of Edward H. Kitel, company C, fifth New York Cavalry.

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

BENJ. F. BUTLER,

Major-General and Commissioner for Exchange.