‘From July 18, 1863, were in Charleston. Were taken from there to Florence stockade about December 1, 1864. There were some fifty-four, and all went to Florence. Were two months and nineteen days at Florence. On March 4, 1865, the last lot were paroled; some had left before.’The number of prisoners mentioned, ‘fifty-four,’ doubtless refers to all colored prisoners removed, and not Fifty-fourth men alone. When he says that the last lot were paroled March 4, he probably means at the parole ground where they were at the time. This we know to have been at Goldsboro, N. C. Alfred Green, of Co. B, also a Fifty-fourth prisoner, makes a more detailed statement of his experience and says,—
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