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rs of war at Richmond is exciting a general lamentation at the North. The stories told by returned prisoners are startling. One who arrived at Annapolis from Belle Isle said the ration there was a piece of dry bread and a piece of meat about "as big as the head of a pin." This alarming intelligence was immediately telegraphed t$2,000 in Virginia money. To Libby prison, 526 bbls flour, 13 bbls. mess beet, 12 bbls. mess pork, 1 bbl, corn meal, and I sack of sail, and the same amount to Belle Isle. The "loyal citizens" of Baltimore have contributed $272. The Federal authorities at Baltimore have received satisfactory letters that the articles sent are fa corn bread, weighing less than a half pound. This they were expected to subsist on for twenty-four hours. The officer in change confessed that the prisoners on Belle Isle were starving, and that he had not, and could not, procure food for them. For twenty-four hours not the slightest articles in the way of food had been given to