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published as General Orders No. 100, April 24, 1863, and constitute a long and minute code, including regulations for prisoners. The only general legislation of the Confederate Congress during the whole period of the war was an act approved May 21, 1861. It reads as follows: An act relative to prisoners of war approved, May 21, 1861 The Congress of the Confederate States of America do enact, That all prisoners of war taken, whether on land or at sea, during the pending hostilities wMay 21, 1861 The Congress of the Confederate States of America do enact, That all prisoners of war taken, whether on land or at sea, during the pending hostilities with the United States shall be transferred by the captors from time to time, and as often as convenient, to the Department of War; and it shall be the duty of the Secretary of War with the approval of the President to issue such instructions to the quartermaster-general and his subordinates as shall provide for the safe custody and sustenance. A wet day at Camp Douglas, near Chicago, Illinois At any period the sanitary conditions at Camp Douglas were not satisfactory. The ground was low a