From the Richmond Dispatch, 1/17/1863, p. 2, c. 3

The Abolitionists. – Yesterday fifteen hundred of the Abolition prisoners taken by Gen. Bragg in Tennessee, arrived in Richmond via Lynchburg.—Judge Ould, the Commissioner for the exchange of prisoners, yesterday visited City Point at the request of the Yankee Commissioner; but when he got there the boat had left the landing. It is not now known when a flag of will leave, or how long the prisoners now here will remain — They are distributed in the city as follows: 1,000 at Mayo’s factory, corner of Cary and 25th streets; 575 the warehouse opposite Castle Thunder, and 799 at the Libby Prison, exclusive of other prisoners. In the lot of prisoners that came yesterday was one Surgeon.

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