From the Richmond Dispatch, 11/8/1862, p. 2, c. 4

Prison Items. Seven prisoners were received at the military prison of the Eastern District yesterday from Petersburg; among them, Chas W. Randolph, alias R. H. Hicks, 1st Ark. reg't, for having a forged furlough, and Thomas Devine, 13th Va. reg't, for having a forged discharge. H. B. Gibson, 2d S. C. regiment was sent down by the Surgeon of Hospital No. 18, for confinement for misdemeanor. Pat Bechan, arrested by officer Caphart, was locked up for selling liquor. Forty-eight deserters were received from Camp Holmes last night, to be returned to their regiments. John Davis, a member of Rodgers's Manchester Cavalry, put in prison for desertion, was recognized as one of the crew of the steamer Patrick Henry, and was taken down and put in custody of her officers. Twenty-five East Tennessee Yankee soldiers arrived at the Libby Prison yesterday via Lynchburg.

 

 

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