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Prisoners to be sent North. --The steamers A. H. Schultz and William Allison will leave their wharves at Rocketts this morning, having on board eight hundred and twelve Yankee prisoners, who are to be sent North on parole. Among this number are forty-two officers.
Reception of returned prisoners. --It having become generally known that eleven hundred Confederate prisoners and sixty officers would arrive at the wharf at Rocketts yesterday afternoon from City Point, the Public Guard, headed by their fine band, and an immense throng of people of both sexes and of all ages, repaired thither to receive them. After considerable delay the flag-of-truce steamers William Allison and A. H. Schultz, escorted by a Government gunboat, hove in sight, and the booming of a gun from the bow of the latter was the signal for cheer after cheer by the prisoners, which was heartily responded to by the crowd on the shore, and the waving of a thousand handkerchiefs by the matrons and maidens who had assembled to greet them. The prisoners were then formed into line, preceded by the officers, and escorted up Main street to Capitol Square, where another dense multitude had gathered and prepared a substantial token of their sympathy in the shape of edibles and