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Our prisoners at the North. --We have conversed with two prisoners by the last flag of truce boat, one of whom — Alex. Wiel, of the 2d La.,--was from David's Island, N. Y., and the other — Thos. J. Grant, of the 13th Ala.,--from Harrisburg and Baltimore. David's Island is a place of about 90 acres, eighteen miles from New YoDavid's Island is a place of about 90 acres, eighteen miles from New York, and the wounded prisoner is fortunate who gets there.--Some of our wounded were carried there from Gettysburg. Upon their arrival all of their clothes and blankets were burnt, and new and comfortable clothing furnished them. Mr. Weil says the clothing was of the most comfortable character, though the coats, which are U. S. r. Grant, who was wounded at Gettysburg, says the treatment there was most humane, and that the ladies did everything in their power for the wounded. The accounts of these two gentlemen are cheerful rays in the dark history of Yankee hospitals generally, and David's Island is as different from Fort Delaware as day is from nigh