From the Richmond Dispatch, 9/8/1862
Departure of Yankees - Five hundred Yankee prisoners
left Richmond yesterday for Aiken’s landing, in charge of Capt. Norris
Montgomery, guarded by a detachment of men from Capt. Wrenn’s cavalry company,
from Camp Lee. Four hundred of them went from Belle Isle and one hundred from
the Libby prison. They left about one o’clock. - Such as were unable to walk
were carried away in wagons.
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