From the Richmond Dispatch, 8/24/1864, p.1, c. 6
Arrivals by Flag of Truce. – The flag-of-truce boat which arrived at Varina from Fortress Monroe on Sunday last brought the following officers belonging to the Confederate service who have been confined as prisoners of war at the North: Lieutenants E. M. Ware, Fifth Virginia cavalry; J. A. McArthur, Fifty-first North Carolina; R. W. Belo, Fifty-sixth North Carolina; H. McEachem, Fifty-first North Carolina; and L. R. Gandson, Twenty-fifth Tennessee.
The steamers A. H. Schultz and William Allison took down to Cox’s wharf, on Monday morning, four hundred Yankee hospital prisoners, who were to be transported from thence in ambulances about two miles to Varina, where they embarked on board the Federal steamer in waiting there for Fortress Monroe. As soon as our city is emptied of the sick and wounded Yankee prisoners who are still remaining in the hospitals here, an equal number of our own prisoners who are confined in Northern bastiles will be sent on to this city, in accordance with an agreement entered into between the two Governments.