War of the Rebellion: Serial 121 Page 0254 PRISONERS OF WAR AND STATE, ETC.

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[Inclosure Numbers 5.]

C. S. MILITARY PRISON HOSPITAL,

Salisbury, N. C., February 13, 1865.

Captain G. W. BOOTH, Assistant Adjutant-General:

CAPTAIN: I respectfully report as follows:

Number of deaths among Federal prisoners in January, 1865:

In hospital................................... 499

In quarters................................... 233

Number of deaths among Federal prisoners February 1 to 13:

In hospital................................... 195

In quarters................................... 80

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Total......................................... 1,007

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Number of bunks required for February 3, 1865. 100

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Due upon requisition.......................... 100

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Straw required for February, 1865...pounds....10,000

Straw received to February 13, two loads,

estimated at .......................do........ 800

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Due upon requisition.......................... 9,200

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

JNO WILSON, JR.,

Surgeon in Charge.

[Inclosure Numbers 6.]

HEADQUARTERS C. S. MILITARY PRISON,

Salisbury, N. C., February 1, 1865.

Captain G. W. BOOTH, Assistant Adjutant-General:

CAPTAIN: I have the honor respectfully to transmit the following memorandum report for Captain T. W. Hall, inspector, &c.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

J. L. TYERLY,

Clerk of Prison.

Total prisoners of war received from October 5, 1864,

to February 1, 1865...................................... 10,321

Largest number prisoners of war hand at one time, date

November 6, 1864......................................... 8,740

Total mortality.

Hospital report - died:

From October 5 to 31, 1864.......................... 224

In November, 1864................................... 761

In December, 1864................................... 858

In January, 1865.................................... 748

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2,591

Burial sergeant's report - buried:

From October 21 to 31, 1864......................... 193

In November, 1864................................... 917

In December, 1864................................... 1,081

In January, 1865.................................... 940

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3,131

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Discrepancy............................................... 540

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Recruited for First Foreign Battalion..................... 653

Recruited for Major Andrew's battalion.................... 677

Recruited for General York's battalion.................... 407

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Total recruited........................................... 1,737