From the Richmond Dispatch, 1/27/1863, p. 1, c. 5

The Abolition Prisoners. – Early yesterday morning a flag of truce started from Richmond for City Point, conveying nine hundred and ninety two of the Abolition prisoners captured in the battle of Murfreesborough. They were all Western men, hailing from Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Missouri, Michigan, Wisconsin, and Illinois. Another flag of truce will start this morning with 793 more of the the same description of captured Lincolnites.

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