Richmond Dispatch, 6/10/1862

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From the Richmond Dispatch, 6/10/1862, p. 3, c. 2

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CONFEDERATE STATES MILITARY PRISONS –

GENERAL: I have the honor to report that your order directing me to select by lot two Captain from the Federal officers of that rank in confinement, to be held as hostages for two of our Captains now in the hands of the enemy, has been carried into effect.

The names of the officers thus selected are: Captain George Austin, Company B, Second Kentucky Regiment of Infantry, and Capt. Timothy O’Mears, Company E, Tammany Regiment, New York State Volunteers.

I am, sir, very respectfully,

Your obedient servant,
A. C. Godwin,
Major Commanding.

To Brig. Gen. JOHN H. WINDER, Comd’g Department of Henrico, Richmond, Va.

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