From the Richmond Dispatch, 7/12/1891

Confederates in the Libby.

To the Editor of the Dispatch:
Will the editor of the DISPATCH please insert in Sunday’s issue whether the Confederate prisoners in Libby prison (captured on Lee’s retreat from Richmond on the evacuation) were really starved in that prison, as is asserted by many and also as I have heard it asserted by some of the prisoners themselves?             INQUIRER

Many Confederates (Judge Ould and Major Isaac H. Carrington among them) were confined in the Libby after the evacuation, but we do not know how they were treated. We should like to be enlightened on the subject.

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