As regards the retaliation question General Lee and Captain Winder are in close confinement still, and authorities never having received any notice of Captain Sawyer and Flynn being placed on a level with other prisoners of war. The sake is the case with Morgan in Ohio. He will be released when the rebel Commissioner notifies General Meredith that Colonel Streight and his officers are released in Alabama as reported.
The following was found written upon the back of a $500 note sent into the Treasury for redemption:—
“This bill was paid for one plate of ice cream in Jersey City, at a fair for the benefit of the sick and wounded soldiers, by J. A., esq, April 11, 1863. H.M.H.”
Boston Daily Advertiser, September 5, 1863 [Historic Newspaper Collection]