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