Released on parole.
Among those who reached Norfolk
last week from Fortress Monroe
, by flag of truce, were Midshipmen Cenas
, of New Orleans, and Dalton
, of Mississippi
, released on parole.
were on board the U. S. frigate Congress
, and resigned on the arrival of that vessel at New York, when they were immediately arrested and confined in Fort Lafayette, and thence transferred to Fort Warren
. Midshipman Dalton
, serving in the Saratoga
on the coast of Africa
, resigned in August last, and endeavored to return home by way of New York, where he was likewise arrested.
We believe these gentlemen have been commissioned as lieutenants in the C. S. Navy, but of course will not go into active service until regularly exchanged.
We had an interview yesterday with the Rev. Nathaniel Greene North
, who arrived at Norfolk
, on Friday, by the last flag of truce steamer.
This gentleman is a citizen of Charleston, Va.
, and was taken prisoner by Col. Geary
's forces, at Harper's Ferry
, on the 16th of October. He has been imprisoned for two months past at Fort Warren
, and is now exchanged for the Rev. J. F. Mines
, a Federal person, captured in the battle of July 21st. Mr. North
informs us that while there is no apparent relaxation of the war feeling in the United States
, there is quite a diversity of sentiment in regard to the surrender of Mason
, as well as in regard to the negro policy advocated by Secretary Cameron
The general opinion is, however, that the Lincoln
administration will yield to any demand which England
may make, rather than become involved in a war with that power.
, of the Federal
army, who was released and sent North
, not long since, was received with a public demonstration at his place of residence, Elizabethtown, N. J.
The prisoners at Fort Warren
are as comfortable as could be expected under the circumstances, occasionally meeting with a sympathizing friend even in that far off corner of Yankeedom.
brings us intelligence of the death, at Fort Warren
, of First Lieutenant James W. Kinsey
, of the ‘"Lenoir Braves,"’ North Carolina
State troops--one of the Hatteras
He died of typhoid fever, on the 19th inst.,in the 25th year of his age. During the period of his imprisonment at the fort, he was very punctual in his attendance upon devotional exercises, and was remarkable for the quietness, thoughtfulness, and, at the same time, cheerfulness of his deportment.
His surviving comrades hope for an early release, when his remains will be brought to North Carolina
this morning for Charlestown