t, directly opposite Castle Thunder, although all persons confined in both are under the supervision of the same officers.
From Lieut. Wilburn who was on duty at the time, we obtained the following list of those who made good their exit from the prison: Wm. C. Williams, Frank Shepherd, K. Lent, John Criner, Wallace Edson, H. H. Parker, Henry Bradburg, G. W. Danner, Geo. Scott, Philip Smith, Chas. Williams, Patrick McAnally, Arthur Hill, Geo. Gaillard, Chas Smith, Wm. May, Thos. Brown, and Mann Clark.
Their mode of escape was by removing some bricks from under the sill of the door to the second story of the building.
Running in a line with the floor of this story is a wide platform, on which a sentinel is constantly posted; and when we consider that their means of egress was so near the guardsman as to almost scrape his feet, it does not speak well for his vigilance that the enterprise was so successful.
A prisoner in the same room with those who escaped, also a deserter from the Ya