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Second Congress.

Richmond, Va., November 24, 1864.

To the House of Representatives.

In response to your resolution of the 8th instant, I herewith transmit a communication from the Secretary of War, relative to the special exchange of prisoners of war by the Commissioner of Exchange.

Jefferson Davis.


Richmond, Va., November 24th, 1864.

To the House of Representatives.

In response to your resolution of the 19th inst., I herewith transmit a communication from the Secretary of War, relative to the recent impressment of slaves by his order in the State of Virginia.

Jefferson Davis.


Richmond, Va., Nov. 24, 1864.

To the Senate of the Confederate States.

In response to your resolution of the 14th instant, adopted in secret session, I herewith transmit a communication from the Secretary of War, which conveys the information requested relative to the enlistment into our Army of prisoners of war who have taken the oath of allegiance to the Confederate States.

Jefferson Davis.


Richmond, November 26, 1864.

To the Senate of the Confederate States.

In response to your resolution of the 17th instant, I herewith transmit for your information a communication from the Secretary of War relative to the number of persons in "each State exempted from military service upon the certificate of the Governors, respectively, that they are officers necessary for the proper administration of the government of said States."

Jeff'n Davis.


Richmond, Va., November 26, 1864.

To the Senate of the Confederate States.

In response to your resolution of the 9th instant, I herewith transmit a communication from the Secretary of War, which con-