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The Daily Dispatch: August 16, 1862., [Electronic resource], Departure of prisoners of War. (search)
Departure of prisoners of War. Four Federal officers, who have been in captivity for more than twelve months, took their departure from the military prison in this city yesterday morning for Varina, there to be transferred to the officials representing the United States Government, under the terms of the cartel. They are Col. Michael Corcoran, of the 69th New York; Col. O. B. Wilcox, of the 1st Michigan; Col. Bowman, of the 8th Pennsylvania; and Maj. Vogdes, of the U. S. regular army. These officers, who, it will be remembered, were held as hostages for the safety of our privateersmen, were sent away by special permission; and of the number so held, only two now remain--Lt. Col. Neff, of the 1st Kentucky regiment, and Maj. J. D. Potter, of the 38th New York volunteers. They have been in captivity for more than thirteen months, and are now retained only until the necessary papers can be made out. There are, we understand, twenty-eight Federal officers, taken at the battle of M