previous next


Abolition prisoners arrived.

--The Libby prison was crammed full of Abolition soldiers yesterday, six hundred and forty one having arrived via Danville cars on Saturday morning, and seven hundred and thirteen on yesterday morning. Lietuded in these were seventy-three officers. The troops are composed of Western men--Indiana, Michigan, and Illinois, having the largest number of representatives. The following off cars were registered, viz: Col. John Coburn, , acting Brig-Gen'l; Col. H. C. Gilbert, 19th Mich, Col. J. P. Baird, 86th Ind; Col. W. L. Utley, 22d Wis; Lt-Col J. M. Henderson, 33d Ind; Lt-Col. A. B. Crane, 85th Ind; Maj. W. E. Shefter, 19th Mich; Maj. R. E. Craig, 85th Ind; Maj. L. T. Miller, 33d Ind; Capt. J. S. F. Smith, co. A. 19th Mich; Capt. C. P. Lincoln, co C, 9th Mich; Capt Phelix Duffle, co K, 9th Mich; Capt Chas. A. Thompson. jr., co F, 9th Mich; Capt A. J. Kellam, co D. 22d Wis; Capt Perry Tracy, co I. 22d Wis; Capt C. W. Biglow, co G, 19th Mich; Capt Jno. J. Baker, co E, 19th Mich; Capt C. H. , co I, 19th Mich; 1st Lieut L. T. Wing, co C, 19th Michigan; 1st Lieut Geo. T. Schafer, co A, 19th Michigan; 1st Lieut David Anderson, co H, 19th Michigan; 1st Lieut David J. , co H, 19th Mich; 1st Lt and Acting Adjutant J. C. Crawford, 85th Ind; 1st Lt W. H. Jennings, co H, 22d Wis; 1st Lt. C. E. Dudley, co D, 22d Wis; 1st Lt and Adjutant Chas H. Pickering, 33d Ind; 1st Lt John A. Stafford, co G, 19th Mich; 1st Lt and Adjutant H Tompking, 19th Mich; 1st Lt and Adjutant Wm. Bones, 22d Wis; 1st Lt H. M. Brown, co I. 19th Mich; 1st Lt M A. Ford, co K, 19th Mich; 2d Lt John A. Clarke, co E, 19th Mich; 2d Lt S. M. Hubbard co S, 19th Mich; 2d Lt Leenard Gibbon, co K, 19th Mich; 2d Lt A. T. Brewer, co I. 19th Mich; 2d Lt A. J. McLaughlin. co G, 19th. Mich; Capt G H Brown, co B, 22d Wis; Capt J C Duley, co G, 33d Ind; Capt Francis Brocks, co B, 85th Ind; Capt J E Hurtoo, co H, 33d Ind; Capt Caleb Mash, co I, 85th Ind; Capt Chas Day, co C, 33d Ind; Capt W Wiser, co F, 85th Ind; Capt D E May, co G, 22d Wis; Capt J R Brant, co E, 85th Ind; Capt Chas Seaton, co A, 33d Ind, Capt John P , co K, 33d Ind; Capt W A Whitson, co E, 33d Ind; 1st Lt Thomas Grimes, co C, 85th Ind; 1st Lt J S Gregory, co I, 85th Ind; 1st Lt J H Sharman, co A, 85th do; 1st Lt H L Tillottson, co F, 85th do; 1st Lt J W Kingman, co C, 22d Wis; 1st Lt L E Kinney, co H, 33d Ind; 1st Lt J T Flemming, co F, 33d Ind; 1st Lt H C Johnson, co K, 33d Ind; 1st Lt W J Day, co C, 33d Ind; 1st Lt J C , co D. 33d Ind; 1st Lt G D Scott, co I, 33d Ind; 2d Lieut W H Boone, co G, 33d Ind; 2d Lieut E Weringford, co E, 33d Ind; 2d Lieut Jno W Slaughter, co K, 33d Ind; 2d Lieut James Sampson, co A, 33d do; 2d Lieut C E Buel, co C, 22d Wis; 2d Lieut H R Ingraham, co A, 85th Ind; 2d Lieut J B Mye, co B, 22d Wis; 2d Lieut. W S Herbert, co C, 85th Ind; 2d Lieut Jno Gunn, co E, 85th Ind; 2d Lieut Ro Clark, co B, 85th Ind; 2d Lieut C W Finney, co H, 85th Ind; 2d Lieut V S Newmant, co K, 22d Wis. This list comprises 4 Colonels, 2 Lieutenant Colonels, 3 Majors 21 Captains, 24 First Lieutenants, and 29 Second Lieutenants; total 73. The officers and men were captured by Gen. Van-Dern, at Thompson's Station, Tennessee, on the 5th of March.

The following were received on Saturday, from Hunter's Station, Va., where they were captured on the 17th inst., viz: Capt Ro Schofield, co F, 1st Vt cav; 1st Lieut. Wm Walls, do; 2d Lieut P C T Cheekey, do; 2d Lieut A G Watson, do; and Jacob Bigger, private, co I, U S cavalry, captured at Kelley's , March 18. The total number of Federal officers in Richmond at the present time is 180.

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.

An XML version of this text is available for download, with the additional restriction that you offer Perseus any modifications you make. Perseus provides credit for all accepted changes, storing new additions in a versioning system.

hide Places (automatically extracted)
hide Dates (automatically extracted)
Sort dates alphabetically, as they appear on the page, by frequency
Click on a date to search for it in this document.
May, 3 AD (1)
March 18th (1)
17th (1)
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: