From the Richmond Sentinel, 5/2/1864, p. 2, c. 3

Return of Confederate Prisoners. – By the Yankee flag of truce steamer New York three hundred and eighty Confederate prisoners arrived at City Point last Thursday night. They were brought to this city Saturday night, reaching the wharf at Rocketts at eight o’clock P. M., when they were met by a large number of citizens with a band of music and escorted to their quarters. The men were carried to Chimborazo hospital. Some of the officers, of whom there were between fifty and sixty, went to private quarters, others to the officers’ hospital, on 10th street, between Marshall and Clay.

[remainder of article, dealing with individual returnees and Point Lookout statistics, was not transcribed]


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