From the Richmond Dispatch, 1/17/1863, p. 2

The Abolitionists. - Yesterday sixteen hundred of the Abolition prisoners taken by Gen. Bragg in Tennessee, arrived in Richmond via Lynchburg - Judge Ould, the Commissioner for the exchange of prisoners, yesterday visited City Point at the request of the Yankee Commissioner; but, when he got there the boat had left the landing. It is not now known when a flag of truce will leave, or how long the prisoners now here will remain - They are distributed in the city as follows: 1000 at Mayo's factory, corner of Cary and 25th streets; 575 in the warehouse opposite Castle Thunder, and 709 at the Libby Prison, exclusive of other prisoners. In the riot of prisoners that came yesterday was one Surgeon.

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