War of the Rebellion: Serial 121 Page 0668 PRISONERS OF WAR AND STATE, ETC.

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[First indorsement.]

JUNE 25, 1865.

Approved. Let this prisoner be releasedd.

H. W. HALLECK,

Major-General, Commanding.

[Second indorsement.]

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF VIRGINIA,

Richmond, June 25, 1865.

Respectfully referred to Brevet Major-General Turner, commanding District of Henrico, who will cause Mr. Oul to be released. This paper to be returned with report of action.

By order of Major-General Terry:

ED. W. SMITH,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

[Third indorsement.]

HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF HENRICO,

Richmond, Va., June 26, 1865.

Respectfully referred to Captain Schoonmaker, who will release Mr. Ould.

By order of Brevet Major-General Truner:

C. H. HURD,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

[Foruth indorsement.]

LIBBY PRISON, Richmond, Va., June 27, 1865.

Respectfully returned. Order complied with.

J. M. SCHOONMAKER,

Captain, Commanding Prison.

[Fifth indorsement.]

Respectfully returned to department headquarters and attention invited to indorsement of Captain Schoonmaker, commandant of prison.

JNO W. TURNER,

Brevet Major-General, Commanding.

[JUNE 24, 1865.]

His Excellency ANDREW JOHNSON,

President of the United States:

Availing myself of the permission contained in the proclamation of the 29th of May, 1865, I respectfully present this my special application for amnesty. I find myself a prisoner in Fort Pulaski by order, it is said, of the War Department. Not having been connected with the civil or military action of the Confederate Govenrment, but during all the course of the late sstruggle living in the retirement of private life, my arrest couldd not, of course, be owing to anycause arising out of the events of that unfortunate conflict. I am left, therefore, to presume it