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Prisoner Transfer List

Atlanta, Ga., December 3, 1862.

 Brigadier-General WINDER,  Commanding, Richmond.

SIR: I have the honor to inclose list of prisoners herewith sent by an order from General Beauregard, commanding Department of South Carolina and Georgia. They have been confined here some time and are many of them a desperate, bad set of men. You will please send by return guard a receipt for them, and also order the guard furnished with rations for their return to this post.

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

 G. W. LEE,

Commanding Post


List of Federal prisoners in barracks.

Name. Company and regiment. Date of capture. Charge.


P. Pierce Company B, 1st Tennessee

Apr. 25

Bridge burning.
J. J. Barker Company E, 2d Tennessee May 3 Do.
T. McCoy Company G, 2d Tennessee Mar. 28 Do.
W. Bensinger Company G, 21st Ohio Apr. 13 Engine thief.
G. Smith Company H, 2d U.S. Artillery May 20 Prisoner of war.
H. Hebling Company G, 10th Wisconsin July 3 Do.
G. W. Walton Company H, 2d U.S. Artillery May 20 Do.
T. W. Coleman Company G, 10th Wisconsin July 3 Do.
B. Powers Company G, 19th Kentucky May 5 Do.
Jacob Parrott Company K, 33d Ohio Apr. 3 Engine thief.
William Pittenger Company G, 2d Ohio Apr. 14 Do.
Robert Buffum Company H, 21st Ohio Apr. 13 Do.
Elihu H. Mason Company K, 21st Ohio Apr. 14 Do.
William H. Reddick Company B, 33d Ohio Apr. 18 Do.
John Walls Citizen, East Tennessee Mar. 25 Disloyalty.
H. Mills Do. Mar. 12 Do.
R. White Do. Mar. 21 Do.
John Green Do. Mar. 24 Do.
G. W. Barlow Do. Mar. 11 Do.
J. Tompkins   May 11  

All except the five prisoners of war were delivered to Captain Alexander December, 1862.

The war of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies; Series 2 - Volume 5, 1899, U.S. Government Printing Office




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