War of the Rebellion: Serial 121 Page 0760 PRISONERS OF WAR AND STATE,ETC.

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might not be prudent to put one prisoner in a room over which there was another.

Reseptfully submitted.

L. H. PELOUZE,

Assistant Adjutant-Gernal.

WAR DEPARTMENT, ADJUTANT- GEENRAL'SOFFICE,

Washington, September 29, 1865.

Major-General SHERIDAN, New Orleans, La.:

Your telegram of yesterday's date to the Secretary of War in relation to the rebel Doctor Gwina nd the person called ex- Govenror Clark, of Missuri,has been submitted tot he President for his instructiosn. The President orders that immediately on receipt of this telegram you cause Gwin and lark,a nd any other persons who may hahave come wituiin our military lines with them, to be arrested and imprisoned in close custody in Fort Jackson, or any other secure fort or military prison, in stirct confinement until furhter order. you will acknowledge the receipt of this telegrram and report your action under it.

By orde of the Presidetn:

E. D. TOWNSEND,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADUQARTERS MILTIARY DIVISION OF THE GULF,

New Orleans, La., September 29, 1865.

Honorable EDWIN M. STANTON,

Secretary of War, Washington, D. C.:

I am afraid I was notsufficiently explicit in my telegram of yesterday about Doctor Gwin. i amen the Doctor Gwin who is or has been called the Duke of Sonora.

P. H. SHERIDAN,

Mjor-Generl, Commandign.

WAR DEPARTMENT,

Washington City, September 29, 1865.

Major-Geenral SHERIDAN, Commanding, &c., New Orleans:

Your telegram was understood to relate to Gwin, the Duke of SOnoara, and he is the erson the President directs you to arrest and imprin in close confinement at Fort Jackson, or some other secure fort or military prion in your command. You will please acknowledge the order and report your action.

By order of the President:

E. D. TOWNSEND,

Assistant Adjutant-Geenral.

HEADUQARTERS MILITARY DIVISION OF the GULF,

New Orleans, La., October 1, 1865.

General E. D. TOWNSEND, Assistant Adjutant-Geenral:

Your telegram of the 29th instnat received. Doctor Gwin and Mr. Clark are both in close arrest and will be sent to Fort Jackson to- day.

P. H. SHERIDAN,

Major-General.