From the Richmond Dispatch, 11/17/1862, p. 1, c. 5

Arrival of Abolition Prisoners. Eleven Abolition prisoners of war were received at the Libby prison on Friday from Gordonsville. There was only one non-commissioned officer in the lot a Sergeant of the 3d Pennsylvania cavalry. They were taken in custody near Laurel Mills, November 12th. On Saturday 27 Abolitionists were received from Gordonsville. Included in this lot were S. Garruth, Lieutenant Colonel of the 35th Massachusetts regiment; A. Wales, Adjutant of do.; and Sergeants James Ambercrombie, of the 163d N. Y., and L. N. Hart, of the 122d Pa.



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