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Departure of prisoners. --The steamer North Hampton left her wharf at Rocketts yesterday, for the purpose of carrying to Newport News, under flag of truce, fifty-seven prisoners, captured in the battle of Manassas on the list of July. The majority of them had lost a leg, a foot or an arm, or were otherwise so disabled by wounds as to render them until for service, and their release is regarded purely as an act of humanity. Among the number we noticed Surgeons Homiston and Swalmb, of the 14th New York volunteer regiment, (Brooklyn,) who have been on parole ever since their arrival in Richmond.--These physicians have devoted themselves closely to the care of their wounded, and we are informed that their good deportment has secured for them the friendly consideration of a number of our citizens. Unless they are more deceitful than the father of lies, they will make an effort, on their return home, to open the eyes of Yankeedom generally with respect to the hopelessness of the Lin
Roclictis. --The late freshet played the very mischief with the wharf at Rocketts. It appears to have been turned quite upside down in some places, and ruin alone marks the scene of former commercial activity. As things are at present, however, it is of very little consequence. After the war is over, and our citizens have any use for such a maritime structure, the wharf at Rocketts will doubtless be made all right once more. Roclictis. --The late freshet played the very mischief with the wharf at Rocketts. It appears to have been turned quite upside down in some places, and ruin alone marks the scene of former commercial activity. As things are at present, however, it is of very little consequence. After the war is over, and our citizens have any use for such a maritime structure, the wharf at Rocketts will doubtless be made all right once more.