der orders from the Secretary of the Navy, the following-named prisoners, late lieutenants in the U. S. navy, were transferred from Fort Warren, Boston, to the custody of the U. S. naval commandant of the Brooklyn Navy Yard; Henry K. Stevens, of Florida; Wm. Sharpe, of Virginia; Benj. P. Loyall, of Indiana, (a native of Virginia;) H. H. Dalton, and Walter R. Bate.
Prisoners of war.
A Washington letter has the following !
William Grimstead, John E. Lewia, James E. Middleton, Moses Norton, John McCona-
bey, P. S. Fleshman, John Stockdon, A. G. Walker, Milton Sayder, E. Rock, Chas Hedrick, and R. W. Grogan, who are among the wealthiest citizens of Kanawha.
Va. are now prisoners of war in Wheeling.
They are all Secessionists and are held as hostages.
Arrest of a Savannah merchant.
A dispatch from Boston, dated the 10th instant, says:
Charles Greene, late a merchant of Savannah, and his sister, Mrs. Lowa, have been arrested at Detroit and brought to thi