War of the Rebellion: Serial 119 Page 1005 CORRESPONDENCE, ETC. -UNION AND CONFEDERATE.

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HDQRS. DEPT. OF VIRGINIA AND NORTH CAROLINA,

OFFICE COMMISSIONER FOR EXCHANGE,

Fort Monroe, Va., March 3, 1864.

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

SIR: I inclose a letter addressed to John Hilton, who is supposed to be a prisoner in the hands of your authorities, and respectfully request that you will endeavor to have it delivered to him. He was on board the U. S. gun-boat Tahoma, and was wounded and captured near the town of Tampa October 16, 1863.

Will you please inform me as to his whereabouts and present condition?

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

BENJ. F. BUTLER,

Major-General and Commissioner for Exchange.

HDQRS. DEPT. OF VIRGINIA AND NORTH CAROLINA,

OFFICE COMMISSIONER FOR EXCHANGE,

Fort Monroe, Va., March 3, 1864.

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

SIR: Will your authorities make a special exchange of Lieutenant Yeatman Bickham, Nineteenth U. S. Infantry, a prisoner in Libby Prison, for Captain N. C. McLean, of the Confederate Army, prisoner at Johnson's Island?

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

BENJ. F. BUTLER,

Major-General and Commissioner for Exchange.

HDQRS. DEPT. OF VIRGINIA AND NORTH CAROLINA,

OFFICE COMMISSIONER FOR EXCHANGE,

Fort Monroe, Va., march 3, 1864.

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

SIR: Will you please inform me whether S. B. Ellis, third assistant engineer, late of the Underwriter, was wounded at the time he was taken prisoner; and if not, of his whereabouts and present condition?

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

BENJ. F. BUTLER,

Major-General and Commissioner for Exchange.

HDQRS. DEPT. OF VIRGINIA AND NORTH CAROLINA,

OFFICE COMMISSIONER FOR EXCHANGE,

Fort Monroe, Va., March 3, 1864.

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

SIR: Will you please inform me as to the whereabouts and present condition of Martin L. Nutt, Third Brigade ambulance corps; Warren B. Persons, Company D, Sixty-fourth Regiment New York Volunteers; Andrew Barmister, Company D, Sixty-fourth Regiment New York Volunteers; John B. McRoberts, captain Third Ohio Volunteers; James A. Crawford, private, Company B, One hundred and fifth Ohio Volunteers; Nathaniel M. Parsons, on gub-boat Underwriter; t. S. Harris, lieutenant, Third Pennsylvania Artillery; Jeremiah B. Towson, private,