From the Richmond Dispatch, 12/5/1862, p. 1, c. 4

Prison Items. The following prisoners were received at Castle Thunder yesterday: Wm. Brabham and Wm. Pyle, of company I, 2d Va. reg't, and J. W. Smallwood, of Lee Guards, as deserters; also, the following parties sent by the Provost Marshal of Stafford county, viz: Thomas D. Coates, supposed deserter; John Simpson and Jacob Stipps, attempting to cross the lines to the enemy; M. J. Chase, company A, 24th Michigan, Federal prisoner, W. A. Walker, company I, 2d N. C., deserter; Charles Johnston, a dangerous Unionist, (brought down in irons, said to have caused the deaths of many of our men by leading on the enemy;) D. C. Clough, company I, 5th La., forged discharge; J. M. Riddle, company K. 13th Va., no papers and deserter; Francis Roseh, suspicious character; James M. Crafts company I, 1st Ga.; Jas. Edwards, Rodgers's cavalry, and Pat Brannon, company M, 1st Ga. regulars, deserters.

 

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