From the Richmond Dispatch, 1/1/1863, p. 1, c. 4

Prison Items. – The following parties were received into Castle Thunder yesterday, viz: Nine men from the Military Prison of the Western District for medical treatment; Wm. J. Hudgins, of Co. F, 18th Va. Reg’t, deserter, sent by the enrolling officer of Buckingham county, to be returned to his regiment; John Balser, Co. K, 14th La., deserter, Wm. J. Ray, Co. K, 5th Va Cavalry, deserter; Jos. Hill, steamer Richmond, deserter; J. M. Creedy, Jos. Davis and A. G. Bird, supposed deserters from the Navy, arrested in Charlottesville; eleven conscripts, sent by the Provost Marshal of Charlottesville; Hiram Hale, Solomon Wisher, and S. P. Hale, for harboring deserters, Dan Keither, G. Powers, and Jas M. Hale, 54th Va regiment, deserters

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