Richmond Whig, 5/2/1864

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From the Richmond Whig, 5/2/1864, p. 1, c. 3

RETURN OF CONFEDERATE PRISONERS. - On last Thursday night, the Yankee Flag of Truce boat New York reached City Point with three hundred and eighty invalid Confederate prisoners, fifty of whom were commissioned officers. The returned prisoners were brought to this city Saturday night, and arrived at the wharf at Rocketts, where they were met by a large number of citizens, with a band of music. The enlisted men were carried to Chimborazo hospital. The officers either went to private quarters or were accommodated at the Officers’ hospital (formerly the Baptist Institute, on 10th street, west of Marshall street). We give the names of such of the officers as were registered at the latter place:

[long list of officers was not transcribed, nor was remainder of article, which gives details of individual prisoners and their fare since arriving in Richmond.] 

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