From the Richmond Examiner, 5/21/1864

REWARDED. – An order was yesterday received at Castle Thunder from the President, directing that the three hundred prisoners comprising the "Winder Legion," who volunteered for the defence of Richmond, and manned one of the batteries, be discharged and returned to their respective regiments, without trial, as soon as the necessity for their present organization ceases. Some of these prisoners were confined on very grave charges, but the order applies to all who have behaved themselves, and that has been generally the case, with two or three exceptions.

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