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Yankee bastilles. Major F. F. Warley, who was captured at the evacuation of Fort Wagner, in the boat which was conveying him, wounded, to the city, and has been held as a prisoner ever since until the late exchange at Charleston, furnishes the Darlington Southerner with the following interesting account of Yankee prisons and the treatment our prisoners receive in them: Fort McHenry, near Baltimore, is not now a depot for prisoners of war, but is one of the most noted Yankee bastilles at which citizens expiate offences, real or imaginary, committed against "the best government the world has ever seen." Prisoners of war are collected there and sent to some regular depot as soon as a load is obtained. I shall endeavor to give you a description of this place, which was once visited with pride by our people and affectionately remembered as the place where, during a certain "perilous night," our flag floated defiantly and was found proudly waving at returning dawn. That flag, th