has made within four weeks.
The released prisoners from Richmond returned to camp.
The special Washington correspondent of the New York Herald writes as follows:
The following named twenty-four exchanged prisoners from Richmond--twenty taken at the battle of Bull Run, on the 21st of July, and four while on picket at Munson's Hill, on the 28th of August --were paid off at Washington on the 13th inst., and returned to the camp of their regiment in Virginia under direction of Lieutenant W. Banks.
They halted at Colonel Ward's quarters, and gave him three times three hearty cheers, as their commanding officer at the Hull Run battle.
An over whelming outburst of congratulation and applause from the entire regiment, a hearty welcome from the Colonel, and suitable refreshments, was their reception.
It is remarkable in these soldiers, badly wounded in many instances, and having suffered five and a half months, imprisonment at Richmond, treated more like dogs than men, that not