From the Richmond Dispatch, Wednesday, 7/24/1861 , p. 2

Influx of Prisoners. - A special train arrived here last night, at 8 o'clock , bringing 631 prisoners, captured in the battle of Manassas on Sunday. The train was stopped some distance up 17th street , where the prisoners were landed, and commenced their march for the prison depot, on Main street , attended by about 300 men, who had been detailed to guard them. Some five or six hundred more are expected this evening or to-morrow. The above number includes officers and men.

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