tle of Winchester, and so fell into the hands of the enemy.
Among the citizens was Mr. E. A. Pollard, of the Richmond Fæuminer, who was captured on board a blockade runner going out from Wilmington last spring.
The whole of the prisoners reached this city last night.
From the South.
The only late news we have from the South is contained in the following official dispatch, which was received yesterday morning:
"Charleston, South Carolina," January 9, 1865. "To His Excellency President Davis:
"Wheeler's cavalry has been re-organized under my direct supervision, and now consists of three divisions and eight brigades.
"It is a well organized and efficient body.
The reports of its disorganization and demoralization are without foundation, and the depredations ascribed to his command can generally be traced to bands of marauders claiming to belong to it.
"I know of nothing at present to add to its effectiveness except the promotion of * * * for which recomm