.--The Richmond Dispatch
remarks :--We hear of but one account, with few exceptions, from all the prisoners taken by our men everywhere, and that is that they came here without any intention of fighting the South
, but were compelled to unite in the invading movement, and that if they were home they would never be caught in such a scrape again.
The last assertion may be true, but not a word of the rest.
The circumstances under which they left the North
are known to the South
as well as to themselves; and their very name and organization, volunteers
, contradict every word they utter.
We confess we have more respect for the most impudent among them--Colonel Corcoran
, for example, who, we understand, says: “I went into the business with my whole soul, and I wouldn't take my parole if they'd give it to me