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Added April 24, 2001

Richmond Enquirer 9/28/1861; excellent and lengthy description of the Tredegar Iron Works - describes the manufacture of iron products and mentions the Tredegar Battalion
Richmond Dispatch 4/30/1863; two Confederate wrong-doers are put in the Castle Thunder hospital (GH#13).
Richmond Dispatch 5/1/1863; great description of Drewry's Bluff - notes that many visitors have visited the bluff
Richmond Enquirer 10/19/1863; report of the Florida Hospital (GH#11) - notes that of 1,076 patients treated, only 53 have died
Richmond Examiner 3/5/1864; account of the Dahlgren Raid and the papers found on Dahlgren's body
Richmond Sentinel 3/5/1864; account of the papers found on Col. Dahlgren's body with schedule and orders
Richmond Sentinel 3/8/1864; The body of Ulric Dahlgren has been brought to Richmond - indicates that he was not exhibited, though the public clamored for views
Official Records, I, Vol. XXXIII, pp. 170-176 4/8/1864; report of General Meade of the failed Kilpatrick-Dahlgren raid; includes orders and correspondence before the raid as well as after it. Kilpatrick denies that the order to burn Richmond was authentic
Richmond Dispatch 6/4/1864; description of the the Battle of Cold Harbor, through June 3.
Richmond Examiner 6/4/1864; description of the the Battle of Cold Harbor, through June 3.
Richmond Examiner 6/4/1864; the remains of Colonel Keitt, 20th SC Infantry, who was killed on June 1 were taken to the Danville depot for transportation to South Carolina
Richmond Examiner 6/4/1864; new arrivals at Castle Thunder, including one supposedly insane man
Richmond Examiner 6/4/1864; 800 Yankee wounded are in Richmond
Richmond Examiner 6/4/1864; appeal for citizens to send supplies to the hospitals, which are lacking greatly
Richmond Examiner 6/4/1864; description of the funeral of a member of the Fayette Artillery, who was killed at Cold Harbor, and his interment in Hollywood Cemetery

Added April 21, 2001

Richmond Dispatch 6/3/1864; description of the Battle of Cold Harbor through June 2.
Richmond Dispatch 6/4/1864; description of the the Battle of Cold Harbor, through June 3.

Added April 11, 2001

"Events" section added

Rutland [VT] Herald 4/10/1865; correspondent from the 9th Vermont describes entry into fallen Richmond; notes that they were the first into Richmond
New England Magazine 4/1895; good description of life in Prison No. 1 (Ligon's Prison) during 1861. Comments on Henry Wirz as an employee there.

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