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ely independent of all commanders except the commander of the department, and hence of necessity pretty much independent of them. The provost-marshals continued, nevertheless, to exercise large authority. was arrested and taken from his home at night and sent to Fort Lafayette, charged with discouraging enlistments in the army. During his detention in prison he was nominated and elected to the State legislature. In New Jersey, a Democratic legislature sent to the United States Senate James W. Wall, who had been arrested and confined in Fort Lafayette the previous year, apparently for his criticism of the administration in the newspapers with which he was connected. Following the election, in which the administration party suffered heavy losses, Secretary Stanton issued an order releasing all persons who had been arrested for discouraging enlistments. Many of the strongest friends of the administration felt that the policy of miscellaneous arrests should end. Justice Benjamin R