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scaped prisoners: These prisoners confirm in every particular the statements heretofore made of the treatment of Federal prisoners there. The rations of the officers were about the same as those of the rebel privates; but our privates on Belle Island did not fare so well. As long as the boxes sent from friends at the North were delivered, they lived as well as could be expected under the circumstances. Those who had money were allowed to send out and get what they wanted, by paying thre at one time they received flesh which was pronounced by those among those officers who knew something of butchering as being mule meat, as they knew of no cattle used for food which had bones like those found in the meat. The privates on Belle Island, it is unquestioned, have eaten dogs; in fact were obliged to do it in order to sustain life. The Yankee Congress. In the Yankee House of Representatives, the following resolution, offered by Mr. Arnold, of Illinois, was passed by a v