O.R.--SERIES II--VOLUME V [S# 118]

CONFEDERATE CORRESPONDENCE, ORDERS, ETC., RELATING TO PRISONERS OF WAR AND STATE FROM DECEMBER 1, 1862, TO JUNE 10, 1863.--#4

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Resolution of the C. S. House of Representatives adopted April 4, 1863.

Resolved, That a special committee of five be appointed to inquire into and report to this House as early as practicable--

1. What punishment if any in violation of law has been inflicted upon prisoners confined in Castle Thunder; the kind and character of the punishment inflicted by the officers of the prison.

2. How many have been killed, by whom and the circumstances under which they were killed.

3. That the committee have power to send for persons and papers.

 

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