The Yankee prisoners.
--Five hundred and fifty Yankee prisoners will be sent from the Libby prison
at 4½ o'clock this morning, by flag of truce, to City Point
The prisoners will be in change of flag officer Lieut. La Touche
After this exodue but very few will be left behind.
The delivery includes all the officers, amongst whom are two Brig-Genls, 6 Colonels
, 7 Lieut Cols
, 8 Majors
, 60 Captains
61 First Lieuts
, &c. On yesterday, Capt. Thos Damron
and Lieut Wilson Damron
, of the 4th Va (Abolition) cavalry; 1st Lieut. Isaac Goble
, of the 39th Ky; and several Abolitionists heretofore confined in the Va Penitentiary
, as hostages, were released yesterday and sent to the Libby and paroled.
They start North with their brother Yankees this morning L S Conover
, Lieutenant commanding
the Isaac Smith
, (steamer,) captured on Stono river
, S C, Jan'y 31, and 14 others, officers and privates of the boat, arrived at the Libby yesterday from Charleston
, and will be sent to City Point
Several thousand prisoners are expected this week from the Fredericksburg