ky in Ohio.
None were aware of their destination, but supposed we were selected for exchange.
We remained all night in Sandusky, where it as very cold, but we were comfortable and enjoyed some privileges, not being strictly guarded.
We left the next day on a train, and when we landed it was in Philadelphia.
There we were imprisoned in the State Armory, where we were comfortable.
We staid there some weeks, and then were under strict guard by negro soldiers.
We left there on the 16th of June on a steamer for Washington city.
On the way a plan was devised to seize the guard, capture the boat and run ashore.
All were united, but the plot was foiled by the boat running up under a fort on the river.
The commanding officer must have had some intimation or suspicion of our purpose, for from the fort, a gunboat went up the river with our steamer.
Arriving in Washington we were taken to the Old Capitol, where we remained several weeks, with light rations, and then were carried