From the Richmond Dispatch, 12/18/1862, p. 1, c. 4
Captured Abolitionists. – Up to yesterday morning 229 abolitionists had been brought down from the vicinity of Fredericksburg. Included in the lot was Capt S. S. Marchant, company H, 136th Pennsylvania, taken near the above town, and Lieut. John E. Power, of the (bogus) 2d Virginia cavalry, captured by Gen. Wade Hampton's forces at Dumfries, Va, December 12, together with F. Lamb, U. S. telegraph operator, a dozen or more sutlers to New York and Pennsylvania regiments, Wm. Foster, a New York pedlar, and Wm. H. Smith, a citizen of Georgetown, D. C.