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April 22, 1863. Prisoners Furloughed Waiting  Exchange

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT. Columbus, April 22, 1863.

 Col. W. HOFFMAN,
Commissary-General of Prisoners, Washington, D. C.

DEAR SIR: As requested in your dispatch of this date I give you below a list of the bridge burners captured in Georgia:

E. H. Mason, Twenty-first Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry, now at Columbus, Ohio; Robert Buffum, Twenty-first Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry, now in Massachusetts; William Bensinger, Twenty-first Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry, now in Hancock County, Ohio; Jacob Parrott, Thirty-third Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry, now in Hardin County, Ohio; William H. Reddick, Thirty-third Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry, now in Adams County, Ohio; William Pittenger, Second Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry, now in Steubenville, Ohio. Please request the Secretary of War to extend their furloughs until exchanged, directing them to report to me from time to time.

Respectfully, yours,

 DAVID TOD,

Governor

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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