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have been obliged to sleep on the floor during their imprisonment. General Beauregard was at Manassas, and Jefferson Davis returned to Richmond on Saturday last, in feeble health. Speculation was rife as to his successor. Seventeen of the released prisoners, who are unable to go home, have been sent to the hospital at Old Point. The others go North to-night. Mr. Ely has been declared a prisoner of war by the Confederate Congress, and is still confined in Richmond. Col. De Villiers, of the Seventh Ohio regiment, whose escape has already been stated, made his escape from his imprisonment at Richmond by stratagem, and was nearly six weeks in making his way to Norfolk. Commodore Goldsborough is expected to return to-morrow from his visit to Washington. Brig.-General Williams arrived at Old Point this morning, and will proceed to Hatteras Inlet by the first boat, to assume command there. Their arrival at Baltimore — interesting intelligence from Richmon