From the Richmond Dispatch, 1/3/1863, p. 2, c. 3

Arrival of Abolition Prisoners. – The Central cars that arrived at 6 o’clock last night brought down 105 Abolition soldiers, belonging to the 17th and 21 Pennsylvania cavalry, and 12th Illinois cavalry; also, 14 sutlers – being the last instalment of 29 captured at Dumfires, Va., on the 27th December, by Gen. Stuart’s forces. One hundred and twenty of them were lodged in Castle Thunder for the night, there being no room in the Libby prison. – Eliza and Ann Edwards, wife and daughter of one of the sutlers, were also sent to Castle Thunder.

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