Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Mr. Ely” in article pos=43 of The Daily Dispatch: October 17, 1861., [Electronic resource]:

...h. Speculation was rife as to his successor. Seventeen of the released prisoners, who are unable to go home, have been sent to the hospital at Old Point. The others go North to-night. Mr. Ely has been declared a prisoner of war by the Confederate Congress, and is still confined in Richmond. Col. De Villiers, of the Seventh Ohio regiment, whose escape has already been stated, made hi...
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