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Memoranda on arrest of W. H. Byrd, Georgia. 1862

W. H. Byrd-A native of Georgia; his wife a Philadelphian. Up to the 31st of August last he was an Auditor of the War Department in the Railroad Department of Lincoln's Government. I have examined him very carefully, and my present impression is that he is a very bad person and a spy. Further evidence which will throw much evidence upon his status can be had from Augusta, and I recommend that he be detained for further examination, when I report in detail upon his case.

Related Documents: Letter from J. P. Benjamin to John J. Byrd about W. H. Byrd being a spy. September 22, 1861.

SOURCE: Official Records of the War of the Rebellion, Series 2, Volume 2, pg. 1432

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