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New Orleans Commercial Bulletin- Sep 30, 1861

The Prisoners- It is considered positive that the Yankee prisoners will arrive this morning by the Jackson train. A detachment of the Orleans Guard, the Orleans Light Guard and the Louisiana State Guard, the Continental Guards, and the company of colored troops have been detailed, we understand by Gen. Twiggs to escort and guard them to the Parish Prison where they will be confined until something can be found for them to do.

{after researching the same paper the prisoners where numbered at 250, mostly foreigners. Made up of men from the 69th, 2nd, 11th and 14th New York, New York Zouaves and 2nd Maine. Apparently captured at the Battle of Manassas.}

David Upton

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