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“ [311] her relatives in Georgia, the Lumpkins, Cobbs and Nisbets.” As Captain R.'s wounded arm prevented his writing, I replied for him, giving such information as we had. William P. Wood and Mr.----Clark are the prison superintendents. The latter seems to have special charge of us: he is a rough, but not a cruel man. On the same floor, near our room, the eccentric Miss Belle Boyd was recently imprisoned, and a few ladies are reported to be still here. Miss O'Bannon, of Shepherdstown, Virginia, was lately brought here for giving information to Mosby's men, which caused a paymaster's train to be detained and rifled of its contents. Twenty or thirty young men and boys belonging to Colonel Mosby's partisan rangers or “guerrillas,” are also in rooms near us. They are generally very young, well dressed and handsome. Their spirits are fine — nothing seems to dampen their ardor.


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