Letter from MG E. A. Hitchcock to Maj. John E. Mulford proposing exchange for Lt. Markbreit. September 19, 1864.
WASHINGTON, D.C.,September 19, 1864
Maj. JOHN E. MULFORD, U.S. Army, &c.:
SIR: By the authority of the Secretary of War you are requested to propose for the exchange of Lieutenant Markbreit to deliver either of the three following-named officers: Lieut. R. J. Brailsford, First Texas Legion; Lieut. R. H. C. Bailey, Foster's Cavalry; Lieut. A. W. Dozier, Sixth South Carolina Cavalry.
Lieutenant Markbreit is said to be in close confinement at Richmond, and the named officers are similarily confined.
Very respectfully, your obedient servant,
E. A. HITCHCOCK,
Major-General of Volunteers.
SOURCE: Official Records of the War of the Rebellion, Series 2, Volume 7, pg. 842
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