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Communication from the Secretary of War ... April 14, 1863

[submitting a report from Robert Ould, Agent of Exchange, relative to the case of Surgeon J. E. Dixon, a prisoner at Johnson"s Island.]
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MESSAGE OF THE PRESIDENT. RICHMOND, VA., Febru To the House of Representatives: I herewith transmit a communication from the Secretary of War, covering a list of the civilian prisoners now in custody at the military prison at Salisbury, N. C., in further response to your resolution of the 5th instant, and invite attention to the recommendation in regard to a class of officers.

The order of the War Department, in question, and the law of April 20th,on which it is based, appears to have been regularly executed, so far as the reports have been received from officers; as urgent appeals from many of them, for the detention of efficient and experienced clerks have been denied, when the parties were liable to.

Communication from the Secretary of War Ap [submitting a report from Robert Ould, Agent of Exchange, relative to the case of Surgeon J. Dixon, a prisoner at Johnson's Island.] by Confederate States of America.

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(Record Group ) (bulk ) Overview of Records Locations Table of Contents Administrative History Records of the Office of the Chief of Staff (OCS) Records of the Personnel Division (G-1) General records Records of subordinate units Records of the Military Intelligence Division (MID, G-2) General records.

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