Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Col. De Villiers” in article pos=43 of The Daily Dispatch: October 17, 1861., [Electronic resource]:
...e, 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 his escape from his imprisonment at Richmond by stratagem, and was nearly six weeks in making his way to Norfolk.
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