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■Surgeon Alexander hwiug, ol the Thirteonth Tnfantry, passed tbrough thiu city last uveuing, en roule to bis home in Dexter, direct from the Libby Prison, Eichmond. Surgeon Ewing was captured at Chiekamauga, having been left in charge of the división hospital, vvhen the other Surgeons found it eonvenient to getto the rear. Hefipenttwo months 'iQ the Libby Prison, but does notréoommend it as a boarding houses especially ot those who are fond of good living. The reporta of destitution in the South are not at all exaggerated. The rebels have not enough to last them until auother harvest, and, if we can couquer the South in no other way, we can brïng them fo terms by etarvation. He gives it as bis opinión that if not another batlle is fought, but our armies hold their present position, confining the Coniedpracy to its present limited qiu.rters, the war must end before the close of another season. Dr. Ewing was included in the recent general exchange of Surgeons. The following wero the Michigan Surgeons jncluded in this exchange : AJexander Ewing, Surgeon, Tliirteenth Inlantry; G. H. Blaker, Assidtant Surgeon, Twenty-first; H. A. Goodell, Atsistant Surgeon, Twenty-first ; Assistant Surgeon Kaney, of the Second Cavalry, and Assistant Surgeon Griswold, ot the Jiilüventh


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