Yankee prisoners were received.
On yesterday the vigilant officers of the prison detected W. H. H. Welch, a commissioned officer of Co. D, 87th Pa., who had entered his name as a private, in hopes of hastening his exchange.
He will, doubtless, be sentenced to confinement during the war, that being the sentence pronounced for a similar cheat last week.
At Castle Thunder, N. B. Dickinson, Geo. Needham, John Ruley, Louis Budeauk, Jno. Booth, David Preston, Jas. Millan, Jno. Kelly, and Pat Phelan, were received, charged with attempting to escape to the enemy.
The parties were arrested below the city with arms.
They claimed that they were out on a "scout" by permission of Gen. Winder.
Jas. Sexton, Pat Camick, and five soldiers, escaped from Castle Thunder yesterday morning, about 3 o'clock. In making their escape they seized, disarmed and carried off the sentinel, leaving his musket leaning against the fence.
At the lower City Station House the following committals were