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and Burnside Barracks, is charged with the execution of this order and will make report thereof to the commanding general.*

By command of Bvt. Major General Alvin P. Hovey:

J. W. WALKER,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. ARMY AND DIVISION OF WEST MISSISSIPPI,

Mobile, Ala., May 9, 1865.

Major General N. J. T. DANA, Vicksburg:

(Care of Lieutenant General Richard Taylor, Meridian.)

You will cause all prisoners of war arriving from Ship Island to be paroled at Vicksburg and sent from there to their respective homes, with the exception of Missouri and Kentuckians, who will be retained until the War Department had decided how they shall be disposed of.

ED. R. S. CANBY,

Major-General, Commanding.

HDQRS. ARMY AND DIVISION OF WEST MISSISSIPPI,

Mobile, Ala., May 9, 1865.

Brigadier General GEORGE L. ANDREWS, Meridian, Miss.:

General Dana was instructed this morning by telegraph to parole all prisoners sent to him from Ship Island, and to forward them to their respective homes direct, except such as belong to loyal States, who are to be retained by him until further orders from the War Department. Please to give General Dana any further instructions that you may deem necessary.

P. J. OSTERHAUS,

Major-General and Chief of Staff.

GENERAL ORDERS, WAR DEPT., ADJT. GENERAL'S OFFICE,

NO.89.

Washington, May 10, 1865.

Exchange of prisoners of war.

The officers and enlisted men, prisoners of war, enumerated in General Orders, No. 37, headquarters Departmnent of the Gulf, April 15, 1865, and therein declared exchanged, their equivalent having been delivered to the Confederate agent of exchanged, Trans-Mississippi Department, April 9, 1865, at Red River Landing, La., are hereby declared duly exchanged.

By order of the Secretary of War:

E. D. TOWNSEND,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

MONTREAL, May 10, 1865.

Honorable EDWIN M. STANTON, Secretary of War:

Sanders, Tucker, and Clearly are still here. Do you wish them arrested to await demand for extradtition?

B. DEVLIN.

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*By authority of the Secretary of War the proceedings of the military commission were edited by Benn Pitman, recorder to the commission and published by Moore, Wilstach & Baldwin, Cincinnati, 1865, under the title "The Trials for Treason at Indianapolis."

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