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The Yankee prisoners and Commissary Northrop. We observe that the Yankees are already making great use of the remarks made by Mr. Foote, in the House of Representatives, with regard to the alleged starvation of their prisoners. The subject hashould we care what lies it may believe of us? During the discussions which have arisen out of this question, Commissary Northrop has been treated with unmeasured severity. He may deserve it all, for aught we know — we do not know the man whento us. But these transactions are becoming matters of history, and history will look at both sides of a question. Commissary Northrop has, we believe, filled his present office from the beginning of the war. It is, all must allow, a very difficult uke of Wellington's dictum be true, "that he is the best General who can best feed an army." Surely the friends of Commissary Northrop--among whom we do not class ourselves, for we never saw him — have a right to place these facts against his shortc