From the Richmond Dispatch, 3/20/1863, p. 1, c. 5

Abolition Soldiers Arrived and Expected. – Sixteen prisoners were brought down on the Central railroad last night, and lodged in the Libby prison. They, together with Lieut. Geo. Darling, comp’y B, 1st Rhode Island cavalry, and Lieut Hayden, of the 1st Massachusetts cavalry, previously lodged in the prison, were captured on Tuesday in the fight near Kelly’s Ford. Twelve hundred Abolition sodleirs are expected in the city from the West to-day. They are part of the 6,000 that it was stated sometime since were to be sent here en route for the North.

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