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ortunately checked in time. Owing to his illness, a guard has prevented bands from serenading him for several nights past. The "Anderson Zouaves" issued large cardaj informing their friends that they were "at home," and a jolly time they are having. The "Ellsworth Avengers," in Butterfield's Brigade, had a grand fantastic parade this morning, and throughout the camps there has been holiday rejoicing without license or intoxication. All had hoped to fee the well known form of General Scott "head the column" of officers to-day, but it has been announced that he does not intend to visit the metropolis at present. He is in excellent health, the swelling of his lower limbs having disappeared, and with if the attacks of vertigo with which he was troubled. New Year's day on the Virginia side — serenading. All the troops on the Virginia side, at eight o'clock this morning, were making extensive preparations for enjoying New Year's day. The programmes were read, theatr
chased cots and necessary articles, so that now the place is comparatively comfortable, barring the vermin which infests the building. The prisoners after a while got used to their condition, and contrived to pass some of their hours in comfort; Some days after they were confine, a prisoner was put among them who caused them some trouble. His name was Ross valley, and he pretended to be a surgeon; who had been imprisoned on a charge of coming to Washington and giving information to General Scott. He was sent with some of our officers down to Raleigh, and the Governor of North Carolina having to put him in irons for something, he demanded a trial by court-martial, and he was sent to Richmond and put into the tobacco prison with the Union officers. He was soon suspected of being a spy, and the rebels also pretended to suspect him of acting as a spy against them. An officer came one evening and pretended that he was suspected of designing to escape. He brought handcuffs, an
Runaway in jail. --Was committed to the jail of Henrico county, on the 23d of November, 1861, as a runaway, a Negro Man. who calls himself John, and says he is the property of Mrs. Mary Scott, of Albemarle county, Va-- Said negro is about 25 years old, 5 feet 10 inches high, yellow complexion, and had on when committed a light winter suit of homespun clothes. The owner of said negro is requested to come forward, prove property, pay charges, and take him away, or he will be dealt with as the law directs. Geo. D. Pleasants, S. H. C. ja 1--ts