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his wife. Clay appears to be, and says he is, better to-day than he has been for the past three weeks. His health is very changeable, and appears to be governed by his mind. Mitchel is well.

I am, general, with great respect, your obedient servant,

NELSON A. MILES,

Brevet Major-General of Volunteers, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF LOUISIANA,

New Orleans, La., August 15, 1865.

COMMISSARY-GENERAL OF PRISONERS, Washington, D. C.:

SIR: I have the honor to forward by Adams Express statements of the number of commissioned officers and enlisted men belonging to the army of the Department of Alabama, Mississippi, and East Louisiana, surrendered by Lieutenant General Richard Taylor, C. S. Army, to Major General E. R. S. Canby, U. S. Army, at Citronelle, Ala., May 4, 1865, and the army of the Trans-Mississippi Department, surrendered by General E. Kirby Smith, C. S. Armu, to Major General E. R. S. Canby, U. S. Army, at New Orleans, La., May 26, 1865, who have been paroled. Also the retained paroles of all prisoners of war paroled by order of Major General E. R. S. Canby.

I am, sir, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

GEO. L. ANDREWS,

Brigadier-General and Chief of Staff,

Late Provost-Marshal-General, Army and Div. of West Mississippi.

[Inclosure Numbers 1.]

Statement of the number of commissioned officers and enlisted men paroled, belonging to the army of the Trans-Mississippi Department, surrendered by General E. Kirby Smith, C. S. Army, to Major General E. R. S. Canby, U. S. Army, at New Orleans, La., May 26, 1865.

By whom paroled. Where paroled. Number of Number of

officers. enlisted

men.

Brigadier General Shreveport, La. 583 3,750

George L. Andrews.

Colonel Sheetz. ..do.. 389 3,910

Colonel H. Bertram. Monroe, La. 64 1,325

Lieutenant Colonel Washington, 122 1,958

S. W. Anderson. Franklin, and

New Iberia, La.

Colonel Charles Brownsville, 15 38

Black. Tex.

Colonel W. H. Dickey. Monroe, La. 106 977

Lieutenant Colonel Natchitoches, 302 3,067

V. Vifquain. La.

Lieutenant Colonel Alexandria, La. 172 737

William Roy.

Total. ... 1,735 15,762

GEO. L. ANDREWS,

Brigadier-General and Chief of Staff,

Late Provost-Marshal-General and Chief U. S. Parole Commissioner.