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that the rations furnished to prisoners of war in Richmond and on Belle Isle have been never less than those furnished to the Confederate soldlabor bard. Falsehoods published as to prisoners freezing on Belle Isle. The statements of the "sanitary commission" as to prisoners freezing to death on Belle Isle are absurdly false. According to that statement, it was common, during a cold spell in winter, to see severalwith vermin. The proof as to the healthiness of the prisoners on Belle Isle, and the small amount of mortality, is remarkable, and presents aossieux proves that, from the establishment of the prison camp on Belle Isle, in June, 1862, to the 10th of February, 1865, more than twenty tderson, who states that the average number of deaths per month on Belle Isle was "from two to five--more frequently the lesser number." The siot restricted in its use, but urged to keep themselves clean. At Belle Isle, for a brief season (about three weeks), in consequence of a sudd