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Deaths of Confederate prisoners. We have received from a returned prisoner a list of the deaths in company A, First battalion Alabama artillery, at Elmira, New York. The company was forty strong when it reached Elmira. It will be seen that more than half died beneath the cruelty of prison life: Sergeants E. B. Whittaker and T. J. Butts; Corporals Willis Head, J. H. Odom and L. D. Walker; musician Bain; privates B. Burkett, John Dean, Z. P. Green, J. J. Harrison, J. T. Higdon, Louis Hodgerson, J. B. Johnston, Joseph Massey, T. J. King, Jackson Parrish, David Phelps, Henry Parks, J. A. Pressley, W. B. Smith, John Smith, L. Stinson.
Provost Court--Brevet-Colonel McEntee presiding. --The following cases were disposed of in this Court yesterday: George Smith, alias John M. Decker, Twelfth United States Infantry, charged with being drunk and disorderly, plead guilty and was sent to Castle Thunder for fifteen days. John Smith, Eleventh United States Infantry, and William Winnick, plead guilty to the same charge, and were each sent to Castle Thunder for fifteen days. Henderson Taylor, negro, charged with stealing a hat, plead guilty and was sent to the Castle for thirty days. George Williams, negro, charged with carrying concealed weapons, plead guilty and was sent to the same institution for thirty days. Coley Williams, a negro woman, charged with lying in the street drunk, plead guilty and was sent down for thirty days. Many other cases are on the docket, and continued, the Court having been engaged nearly all day in hearing the case of seven negroes, charged with stealing Mr. Lyon