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of the prisoner was refused admittance. The "press" were not even favored, but your correspondent, by a mere accident, had a few moments' conversation with the guerrilla chieftain. He appeared quite at ease until he found that the "parole" dodge was useless, and that General Burnside refused to recognize it, when he became somewhat reserved and thoughtful He seemed to fear that he would be placed in uncomfortable quarters, as it was reported that he and his officers would be sent to Johnston's Island, which he was told was a cold, bleak place, and that the prisoners were treated roughly. We told him such was not the case, but that he would, no doubt, be closely confined and closely watched; but that he would be treated according to his rank and the usage and custom of war. After about ten minutes conversation he was remanded back to his quarters, and as left he said to General Manson, who was standing by, "General, I wish you would intercede and get a drink of whiskey for me,