From the Richmond Enquirer, 11/17/1862

TWO DESERTERS and one prisoner, from the Federal army below Petersburg, were brought over on yesterday and lodged in the Libby prison. They were each anxious to take the oath of allegiance to the Confederate States, and denounced in the strongest terms the Federal administration and army. One of the deserters says that he is a Southern man, but was impressed in Maryland and forced into the service.

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