From the Richmond Dispatch, 1/21/1863, p. 1, c. 5

The Abolitionists. – Several batches of Abolitionists were brought to Richmond yesterday, twelve belonging to the 12th Pa Cavalry, captured on the 15th, near Centreville, by Gen Hampton’s Cavalry, arrived in the Central cars, eighty-one captured at Murfreesboro’, Tenn., arrived last night, via Danville cars, from Lynchburg, and twenty sailors belonging to the abolition steamer Columbia, captured near Wilmington, N. C., via Petersburg railroad, at 8 o’clock. One thousand will be carried away on Saturday morning to City Point, where the Yankee steamboats have engaged to be to take them off.

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