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erate sick and wounded, and the recent order for the removal of all the sick and wounded from Manassas Junction to Richmond. Discharge of Federal prisoners. On the 21st of July, the day after the battle of Manassas, the wounded were conveyed in long trains of wagons and ambulances to the railroad depot and thence to Richmond, where they were imprisoned in one large three-story tobacco warehouse, and confined therein until the day of their discharge, which was on Sunday, when Surgeon General Gibson, who had been very attentive to them, appeared and read a list of the parties whom he said were unconditionally discharged. He also told them that they would be carried near Fortress Monroe in a steamer by way of James river, and soon peach their homes, which account was received with applause. A short time afterwards a number of wagons drew up in front of the prison, when the roll was called, the wagons occupied, and after a short time reached the wharf of the steamer Northumberla