Taking the oath.
A flag of truce arrived at Varina
Monday night with 149 exchanged prisoners from Fort McHenry
and the Old Capitol prison at Washington
About forty of the Confederate
soldiers took the oath at Washington
, among them the following: W. L. Mannfield
, Loudoun artillery; L. H. Love
, 49th Va., from Prince William county, Va.
;--Petite, same regiment; D. Allen
, 8th Va., from Fairfax C. H.;--May, 26th Ga.
, W. L. Strobart
, 2d S. C. cavalry, Hampton
's Legion; -- Saunders
, 4th Va. cavalry, and M. Logan
, 2d Va. cavalry, a native of Ohio
, but enlisted in New Orleans.
Among the officers who came by this arrival was Lieutenant Pittman