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.