Richmond Dispatch, 5/9/1862

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From the Richmond Dispatch, 5/9/1862, p. 2, c. 3

Arrived at Last. – About 319 of the 600 and odd Yankees said to have been captured by our troops in the fight near Williamsburg on Monday, arrived here last evening under a guard of cavalry, commanded by Captain R. A. Caskie, and were lodged in the C. S. Military Prison. The prisoners marched in the centre of a hollow square, and owing to the accumulation of dust did not have a very presentable look. When coming up Main street they were allowed to buy such articles of provisions as they stood in need of. Bread was eaten with an avidity that showed the parties appreciated it. We believe no one jeered at them while passing to the prison. Those who witnessed their advent seemed disposed to treat them with silent contempt. They represented themselves to have been kindly treated on the way. The following is a list of the officer brought here as prisoners, viz: Lewis Benedict, Jr., Lieut. Col., 73d N.Y.; R. H. Lee, Capt. co. I, 74th N.Y.; Martin Willis, co. K, 74th N.Y.; Benj’n Price, Capt. co. D, 70th N.Y.; Alex. H. Drake, Capt. co. H., 33d N.Y.; B. S. Chamberlayne, 1st Lieut., QM, 8th Ill.; W. H. Kinley; 2d Lieut. Co. D, 6th New Jersey.

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