From the Richmond Dispatch, 8/24/1864, p.1, c. 6

Recaptured from the Enemy. – The following negroes were recaptured from the Yankees on the north side of James river by our forces yesterday morning: Ruben and Ben, slaves of William Bentley, of King William county, Virginia; and Nelson, slave of Edward Bentley, of the same county. They seem much pleased at the prospect of again being placed under the fostering care and protection of their owners.

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