Arrival of Federal prisoners.
--The Central train last Saturday afternoon brought six prisoners, captured on the 16th of October, near Harper's Ferry
, by Col. Ashby
's men. Their names are Beniah Pratt
company A. 28th Pennsylvania regiment; Benjamin Beetman
, Adam Beetman
, John Beetman
, Wm. Beetman
, and John Cox
, citizens of Jefferson county, Va.
, who have made themselves notorious by facilitating the enemy's operations on the border.
This lot was in custody of a small detachment, under command of Capt. A. Taylor
The prisoners captured with the Federal
and in the engagement at Chickamacomico arrived on Saturday night by the Southern
train, under a guard commanded by Col. John Mullin
The party is a large one, consisting of F. M. Peacock
, lieutenant of the Fanny
; Isaac W. Hart
, lieutenant, C. H. Comley
, five sergeants, three corporals and fifty privates, of the 20th Indiana regiment; two corporals and nine privates of the 9th New York regiment; Wm. C. Abbett
, master's mate, U. S. N.; H. N. Baxter
, 2d mate, and three seamen from the schooner G. W. Baker
; John Hart
, master, and two seamen from the schooner Orion
; and two negro boys--eighty-two in all. There are now 1,189 Federal prisoners in this city, and 600 or more have been sent to Charleston
and New Orleans.