raitors to the Government, and suspected of gross offences against it, be at once transported across the lines, nor be permitted within them again, and that they, moreover, be informed that should they be either taken within the lines, or apprehended in practices or offences against the Government, they will be dealt with according to the strict rigor of the law. (Signed) J. L. Stackpole. Maj. and Judge Advocate. Wm. Zuityl, A. A. G.
Among the prisoners in Fort Norfolk are Nelson Gray, of the 5th Virginia cavalry; a Captain in the Confederate navy, who went down from Richmond into Matthews county shortly after Capt. John Y. Beall was taken prisoner, and was captured, with 11 men; Digges and Hudgins, formerly employed at the Navy-Yard in Richmond; Leander James, a citizen; and Dr. Baker.
Among all the prisoners, but one had taken the oath, and that was a very old man named Daniels, an overseer for Mr. Tabb.
Major Roy and a soldier named Read escaped from the fort