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Added April 28, 2008
“Charles Cluts” 7NC, falls from upper window of Franklin street barracks,
lands on open door, breaks back, perched there dead
POWs sent away 10/19 by flag of truce
Wilson, steward at Keen Hospital, adv for 2 negro men & 4 negro women
W. Rogers, to be shot, escaped from upper floor of Castle Thunder
disloyal Tennesseans lodged at Libby – sent to Varina yesterday
25VaBn barracks south side of basin. To have drill today at Camp Lee &
men, soldiers & civilian, captured by JEB Stuart, arrived for Libby
Loring & staff, Col. Henry Fitzhugh & Mrs. J. Floyd King, are at the
deserters & stragglers added Castle Thunder yesterday
Brogden, Asst. Surg. Keen Hospital adv for lost horse
Mitchell & McCarthy, lumber dealers, adv for 10 or 12 carpenters “to work on
deserters from NC put into Castle Thunder on 10/22. 100 inmates to head for
ANV today. J. T. Smith, robbery, to Castle Thunder yesterday. Also a bogus
POWs captured at Haymarket arrive at Libby
convicted of stealing bushel of flour from Camp Winder bakery
10/23/1862; G. W.
Alexander adv – found stray mule
laundresses wanted at Camp Winder Hospital, Division #1, white or black
applying for “photograph and ambrotype operators”
runaway notice, Bellevue Hospital
of 5 women now at Castle Thunder. Also Wm. Patterson & Wm. Morris, 15 Va.,
deserters & Geo. H. Munford/Jos. Bradford, Dabney’s Hvy. Artillery, to be
Added April 27, 2008
10/15/1862; D. W.
Rogers, G1Va at Castle Thunder, to be shot at Camp Lee, 10/18
member of the Richmond Blues put in Castle Booker for desertion
10/15/1862; J. B.
McCaw, Chimborazo Hospital, adv for stray mule
Roemer, Surg. in charge, Henningsen Hospital, “Locust Alley”
10/15/1862; J. S.
Dorset, steward at GH#1, selling milch cows
friends of G. W. Alexander present him with “splendid” horse, saddle, bridle
Castle Thunder escapees recaught. – John Toley & Patrick Donviere
10/16/1862; 6 new
prisoners recd. 10/13 – Jas. Lynch, Barney McNamee & Wm. Rogers of
Whittingham’s Arty. (bread & water); F. L. Smith of Culpeper (disloyalty) &
J. H. Weeks/Wm. Weeks of Culpeper (piloting enemy)
Yankee POWs from Tennessee arrive 10/15 – quartered at Libby
Yankee POWs, 1st Md. Cavy, arrive. Wanted for war crimes in Valley.
Escape attempt at Castle Thunder foiled. To benefit Rogers, the 1Va soldier
due to be shot.
Pa. Cavalry Colonel moved from Libby to Castle Thunder – under accusations
of bad behavior in Tennessee. Also 17 deserters arrived there from South & 4
1st Md. (US) Cavalry charged with murder
Henrico citizens put in Castle Thunder for stealing govt. wood: Jno.
Kilgrove; Thos. & Robt. Oakley
M. Levert sent to Castle Thunder – impersonating Provost Guard
Andrew J. Rodgers, commanding company at Battery #17, orders in absentees
Added April 13, 2008
unsigned adv for lost cow, strayed “from the advertiser, living on
Chimborazo Hill (Goodman’s Brewery)”
10/8/1862; R. M.
Patterson, Asst. Surgeon in Charge, Clopton Hospital, orders those in
private quarters to report
of thugs roaming Church Hill
Wood, keeper of Old Capitol Prison in Washington, arrives in Richmond to
negotiate for prisoners; 243 “political or civil” prisoners now in Libby
Thunder hospital closed 10/7 & 60 plus patients there moved to Libby
10/9/1862; D. F.
Booth opens a new auction house under St. Charles Hotel
negro men wanted at Byrd Island Hospital
male nurse wanted at St. Francis de Sales
J. Bagby’s office under St. Charles Hotel
descriptive list of 5 CSMC AWOLs from Drewry’s Bluff
D. K. Sleight, Supt. YMCA Hospital, names 8 or 10 women who have been
announced as Receiving Hospital
description of failed escape attempt, Castle Thunder
CSA prisoners – presumably Castle Thunder – to be sent to ANV today
10/10/1862; C. D.
Rice, Howard’s Grove, wants to hire black nurses, male or female
auction of condemned tents to be held in front of Libby Prison
notice of Saml. Hardgrove, d. 10/10/1862, age 65, Manchester residence.
Frances F. Jannison, of NY, arrested in Culpeper Co. as spy. Sent to Castle
& Paine cleaning warehouse, relinquished by Govt., & will re-open there
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