From the Richmond Dispatch, 1/13/1862, p. 2, c. 3

The Government Prisons. - Captain Gibbs, who for some time past has had charge of the prison depots here, has been promoted to the rank of Major in the Provisional Army, and goes to Salisbury, N. C., this morning, to which place all the prisoners not sent away under flag of truce will be transferred. The prisons in Richmond will be kept as a receiving depot, and placed in charge of Lieut. Hairston, of the 19th Mississippi regiment.

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