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Object Name Letter
Catalog Number 1914.001.00038
Date 1865
Scope & Content Letter from Brigadier General E. P. Scammon to Major General Samuel Jones, March 30, 1865

Physical Appearance: The letter is from Federal Brig. Gen. E. P. Scammon to Jones, dated March 30, 1865. Writing from Jacksonville, Florida, Scammon states that he cannot conveniently receive more than 500 exchanged prisoners "per diem." He is sending his chief of staff to facilitate the operation. Intends to use railroad known as "Ten Mile Station" and reassuring no party is in transit until the men are received. Captain Seton is fully authorized for the matter. <> "Jacksonville Mar. 30, E. P. Scammon, Brig. Genl. Regarding exchange of prisoners. Received... April 3 1865." 1 pp on legal sheet.
Creator Scammon, E. P., Brig. Gen.
People Jones, Samuel
Scammon, Eliakim P.
Seton, Capt.
Search Terms Ten Mile Station
Subjects Prisoner exchanges
Prisoners of war
Railroad rails
Military exchanges
Military leadership
Military officers
Military personnel