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and went over to the enemy, and was placed in the same prison with these men at Richmond. Not one of them would speak with him, and their contempt was so great that a rope was prepared to hang him in the prison. The authorities found it necessary to confine him in the prison with the citizens, This speaks well for the character of our soldiers. Sixty-five members of this regiment are yet held as prisoners of war in various portions of the South, including Major J. D. Potter and Lieutenant Thomas Hamblin. Surgeon Griswold and Captain Hugh McQuade, who were also prisoners, have both died, the latter of wounds received at Bull Run. The following are the names of the returned prisoners; Serg't Chas W. Fairfield, company D; Frederick Hoefer company C; W, H. Millett, company G; Patrick McGinnley and John Hirst, company C; Michael Dowting, company F; Adolphus Keller, company C; Jas. H. Hart, company B; Ferd. Kelley, company B; Michael McGrain, company B; Luther L. Mills, company A;
Arrived. --Cols. Corcoran and Wilcox, Maj. Potter, U. S. A., and Lieut. Thos. Hamblin, 38th New York regiment, together with other Federal prisoners, have been brought to Richmond from Salisbury, N. C., for the purpose of being exchanged. The privates in the above lot, some several hundred in number, were sent to Belle Isle, the officers to the Libby prison. It has not yet been announced when the next flag of truce will start.
Gone home. --The Confederate Government has performed its part of the agreement contained in the cartel for the exchanged of Yankee officers, prisoners of war in our hands. The last of that class of persons held by us were started yesterday morning, between 8 and 9 o'clock, for Varina, the place of exchange, in charge of Lieut. Thos. P. Turner. The consisted of one hundred and sixty officers, many of whom have been in confinement over a year, having been captured in some of the earliest battles of the war. Among the number were Sir Percy Wyndham, Colonel 1st New Jersey cavalry; Lieut-Col. Neff, 1st Kentucky regiment; Lieut. J. F. Kent, U. S. A; Col Murphy, 9th New York; Lieut. Thomas Hamblin, 38th New York; Capt. Jenkins, Bartlett's Naval Brigade; Major Potter, New York volunteers, &c., &c. The prisoners were in high glee at starting. The went off in carriages, having raised a money purse to prevent the fatigue of walking.