From the Franklin Repository (Chambersburg, PA), 11/18/1863

The prisoners at Belle Isle, near Richmond, are in a state of starvation, their supplies of food having been entirely cut off. This is stated on the authority of a chaplin who was exchanged last Wednesday.

A Union prisoner in Richmond has managed to send to Washington that the rebel authorities, having fully determined to starve all their prisoners to death, have stopped the meat rations to those in the Libby Prison.

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