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Added January 29, 2008

Richmond Dispatch 8/13/1862; Officer strikes sergeant of the 10th Va Cav. with a pistol near the Old Market. Cary St., between 17th and 18th known as “Dublin” area
Richmond Dispatch 8/13/1862; attempted deserter, confined in Castle Godwin, is executed
Richmond Dispatch 8/13/1862; T. L. Ennis at Rees’ Photo gallery, Main St., adv for washerwoman family of three
Richmond Dispatch 8/13/1862; J. Vannerson wants “youth” of character to “attend in a Photographic establishment”
Richmond Dispatch 8/14/1862; update on conversion of Capitol building to accommodate Confederate Congress
Richmond Dispatch 8/14/1862; Mathews farmer named Stokes put in Castle Godwin for disloyalty
Richmond Dispatch 8/14/1862; 125 POWs from Pope’s army arrive – enlisted men put on Belle Isle. Officers not treated as prisoners of war.
Richmond Dispatch 8/14/1862; James River & Kanawha Canal is in good order, but there is a scarcity of labor and boats.
Richmond Dispatch 8/14/1862; Wm. A. Thom, Surg. in charge Banner Hospital, wants 2 white male nurses. Also “a few negro men & boys.”
Richmond Dispatch 8/15/1862; 3 Yankee deserters put in Libby
Richmond Dispatch 8/15/1862; “McCurdy’s Building” is opposite “Hardgrove’s factory.”
Richmond Dispatch 8/15/1862; Keen Hospital acknowledges donations. Surg. B. C. Fishburn in charge
Richmond Dispatch 8/15/1862; Institute Hospital thanks donors

Added January 28, 2008

Richmond Dispatch 8/8/1862; 3 Yankee deserters sent to Castle Godwin
Richmond Dispatch 8/8/1862; All members of E59VA to Camp Lee for reorganization
Richmond Dispatch 8/8/1862; Sallie Tompkins thanks St. Paul’s Church, Hanover County, for money donated to hospital
Richmond Dispatch 8/11/1862; suspected spy captured in Richmond – put in Castle Godwin
Richmond Dispatch 8/11/1862; James Graham, Ritter’s Battery, dies on the spot at Oak Hall Restaurant, Franklin Street
Richmond Dispatch 8/11/1862; Mason’s Hall Hospital on 25th Street, Union Hill
Richmond Dispatch 8/11/1862; St. Francis de Sales adv for nurse & washer
Richmond Dispatch 8/12/1862; Sgt. J. Walton, G7GA Battalion recently killed trying to escape from military prison. Not a deserter, but paperless & attempting to rejoin company
Richmond Dispatch 8/12/1862; W. H. Taylor at Lee’s HQ adv or lost horse from Robertson Hospital
Richmond Dispatch 8/12/1862; Maj. J. W. Atkinson adv for lost horse, he at Battery #8
Richmond Dispatch 8/12/1862; Tredegar adv for man to operate freight boat on canal
Richmond Dispatch 8/12/1862; Lt. James Wilkinson at Battery #3 adv for absentees to report
Richmond Dispatch 8/12/1862; Geo. H. Freer at signal station, Drewry’s Bluff
Richmond Dispatch 8/12/1862; Jas. M. Holloway, Surg. in charge, Bailey’s Factory Hospital, 7th and Cary Streets, thanks donors.
Richmond Dispatch 8/12/1862; list of deserters from Co. E., Allen’s Battalion, at Battery #1

Added January 27, 2008

Richmond Dispatch 8/5/1862; names of 4 new Yankee POWs
Richmond Dispatch 8/5/1862; auction notice for “Daguerrian Wagon”
Richmond Dispatch 8/5/1862; B. Koerner, Surg. in charge at Henningsen Hospital, looking for strayed donations from woman at Liberty, Va.
Richmond Dispatch 8/5/1862; Spotswood Hotel adv for housekeeping help. Also bakers & pastry cooks.
Richmond Dispatch 8/5/1862; one male nurse needed at St. Francis de Sales
Richmond Dispatch 8/5/1862; Dr. Garnett adv. for wet nurse at Robertson Hospital
Richmond Dispatch 8/5/1862; Mrs. Bruce of Halifax, Va., sends supplies to Camp Winder; Mrs. Irvine of Halifax, Va., sends supplies to Centenary & Samaritan Hospitals
Richmond Dispatch 8/5/1862; Mrs. Phillips of Lunenberg Co., sends supplies to Henningsen Hospital
Richmond Dispatch 8/6/1862; Messrs. Dixon & Hughes, locals in Castle Godwin, released
Richmond Dispatch 8/6/1862; W. C. Ashe, surgeon in charge 1st Alabama Hospital orders outpatients to report
Richmond Dispatch 8/6/1862; Obituary for S. D. Roundtree, G1TX, died 8/5 at Naval Hospital, Governor Street
Richmond Dispatch 8/7/1862; Dr. W. P. Green at South Carolina Hospital, Manchester adv for substitute
Richmond Dispatch 8/7/1862; enormous new list of prisoners at Castle Godwin, “Castle Godwin Guard House,” & Alexander Hospital.
Richmond Dispatch 8/7/1862; “Mrs. Eliza L. Van Lew” on Church Hill adv to hire cook, washer, ironer & seamstress
Richmond Dispatch 8/7/1862; Henningsen Hospital thanks “Miss Chuning” of Hanover County for vegetables.

Added January 21, 2008

Harper’s Weekly 12/5/1863; article describing Belle Isle, and providing a highly propagandized engraving of the prison camp. Article describes suffering on Belle Isle, and mentions that 43 men are dying in Richmond hospitals each day. Mentions FOUR dogs being captured and eaten by prisoners [maybe the first of the dog-slaying stories]. Also includes an excerpt from the Richmond Examiner, describing the placement of cannon over the prison
M346 Richmond & Danville RR file 7/5/1864; Richmond and Danville Railroad needs to charge the government more for transportation due to the higher prices for cars and locomotives
New York Times 7/26/1864; flowery article describing Brady’s latest batch of photographs, including Cold Harbor groupings, Fredericksburg, Belle Plain, etc.
Richmond Dispatch 8/1/1862; government detectives arrest disloyal Pamunkeys in King William County.
Richmond Dispatch 8/1/1862; Joel Sparks, Nine Mile Road, jailed for having Yankee flag; H. B. Lipscomb of King William County sent to Camp Winder as a conscript
Richmond Dispatch 8/1/1862; Surgeons burning tar near hospitals to clear the air
Richmond Dispatch 8/1/1862; Martin Hogan, deserter, to be shot 8/5. He is in a Richmond prison now.
Richmond Dispatch 8/1/1862; notes on the wells being sunk in Richmond – 11th and Main, and 20th and Franklin.
Richmond Dispatch 8/1/1862; Confederate soldier in the streets of Richmond in Union uniform. Officer stops him and advises “him to procure another suit as soon as possible.”
Richmond Dispatch 8/1/1862; death notice: Adelaide Clopton, daughter of Judge Clopton
Richmond Dispatch 8/2/1862; Capt. Barlow, Allen’s Battalion Artillery at Battery #2, AWOL notice for John N. Eubanks
Richmond Dispatch 8/2/1862; Elias Griswold adv for drivers - black
Richmond Dispatch 8/2/1862; Capt. W. N. Smith at CS Laboratory wants 200 girls to make cartridges
Richmond Dispatch 8/2/1862; Tredegar adv for 6 blacksmiths & 12 strikers
Richmond Dispatch 8/2/1862; runaway slave notice for Caroline County negro employed at Tredegar
Richmond Dispatch 8/2/1862; sick and wounded Yankees in prison at the “corner of 2d and Cary streets” not yet sent to City Point [this is probably a typo, and refers to Libby Prison at the corner of 20th and Cary]
Richmond Dispatch 8/2/1862; special preaching at Trinity Methodist Episcopal, 20th & Broad
Richmond Dispatch 8/2/1862; WIA at Kent & Paine’s Hospital wish to see Alpheus Bolling, who carried them there from battlefields
Richmond Dispatch 8/2/1862; important article about the name “Fort Darling” and its origins

Added January 15, 2008

Richmond Dispatch 7/30/1862; 800 Yankees to be sent away on 7/31
Richmond Dispatch 7/30/1862; G. Wm. Semple, in charge Gwathmey Hospital, wants milk for hospital
Richmond Dispatch 7/30/1862; RFPRR adv for timber & carpenters
Richmond Dispatch 7/30/1862; special meeting for members of 2nd Presbyterian Church
Richmond Dispatch 7/31/1862; 7 citizens living on Nine Mile Road caught smuggling & selling liquor. Sent to Castle Godwin
Richmond Dispatch 7/31/1862; Baldwin & Williams explain new temporary address (14th and Main) – old building now a hospital
Richmond Dispatch 7/31/1862; HQ 1st Va Artillery at Randolph’s Farm near Oakwood Cemetery
Richmond Dispatch 7/31/1862; J. Vannerson adv for “a good ambrotype artist”
Richmond Dispatch 7/31/1862; Obituary of Geo. Mathews, C11 Miss, who dies of his wounds at Danville (Manchester) Hospital [future GH#28]. Obit blasts hospital for poor care
Richmond Dispatch 7/31/1862; YMCA Samaritan hospital acknowledges donations, including $20 from Wm. H. Allison
Richmond Dispatch 7/31/1862; Henningsen Hospital acknowledges donations

Added January 14, 2008

Richmond Dispatch 7/25/1862; Capitol Square no longer “a resort for idle soldiers”
Richmond Dispatch 7/25/1862; scathing editorial on poor quality of guards at city prisons – Castle Godwin mentioned specifically
Richmond Dispatch 7/25/1862; Ladies of “Soldiers’ Home Hospital” thank Mrs. Jane D. Winston of Hanover County
Richmond Dispatch 7/25/1862; more thanks from Henningsen Hospital
Richmond Dispatch 7/25/1862; Wm. A. Carrington, Surgeon in charge at Richardson’s, Dooley’s & U. S. Hotel hospitals thanks donors
Richmond Dispatch 7/25/1862; Capt Robert K. Hardgrove, at Battery #10, adv for lost horse
Richmond Dispatch 7/26/1862; August Fisk, soldier, “accidentally” steals $500 from Zella Glenman, “a nymph, residing at the sinful abode of Ella Johnson, in the rear of the Exchange”
Richmond Dispatch 7/26/1862; VCRR brings back repair machinery – had been sent away as a precaution
Richmond Dispatch 7/26/1862; “lad” jailed at Castle Godwin for passing counterfeit money
Richmond Dispatch 7/26/1862; Castle Godwin escapee recaptured on Broad Street, “gloriously corned”
Richmond Dispatch 7/26/1862; Dr. G. W. Semple at Gwathmey Hospital, corner of 25th and Cary, adv for strayed horse
Richmond Dispatch 7/28/1862; Depot of Georgia Hospital & Relief Association established on Main Street next to Trader’s Bank
Richmond Dispatch 7/28/1862; City Water consumption has doubled since Summer 1861
Richmond Dispatch 7/28/1862; Police break up rock battle at Rocketts
Richmond Dispatch 7/28/1862; escaped thief caught – sent to Castle Godwin. He had attempted to rob a man at the Spotswood Hotel.
Richmond Dispatch 7/28/1862; 1100 WIA POWs sent away over the weekend. 300 more arrive from Savage’s. Talbott & Bonn’s Factory, 18th Street, still has officers. Other factory prisons now empty. Libby will soon be empty
Richmond Dispatch 7/28/1862; Maria Underwood sent to Castle Godwin – tried to enlist in Palmetto Sharpshooters in disguise
Richmond Dispatch 7/28/1862; Mrs. Judge Clopton thanks donors to the Clopton Hospital
Richmond Dispatch 7/28/1862; Letcher Artillery camped near Tree Hill. Absentees report – battery to leave
Richmond Dispatch 7/28/1862; Surg. C. D. Rice, formerly of Central Depot Hospital, now at Howard’s Grove. He is now accepting claims against Central Depot Hospital for hire of negroes

Added January 13, 2008

Richmond Dispatch 7/23/1862; Pamunkey Indians reportedly aided Yankees in May-June, as guides
Richmond Dispatch 7/23/1862; important paragraph on the naming of battlefields - particularly ridicules the use of the term “Fort Darling” for “Drury’s Bluff”
Richmond Dispatch 7/23/1862; Executive Committee of Louisiana Hospital thank donors, incl. Frank Rawle for “Mosquito Bars”
Richmond Dispatch 7/23/1862; Dr. O. F. Manson, in charge at Moore Hospital, thanks YMCA
Richmond Dispatch 7/23/1862; R. A. Lewis, signing as surgeon in charge at Winder, thanks donors, including Mrs. Holliday and Mrs. Brown of Spotsylvania
Richmond Dispatch 7/23/1862; washer needed at Byrd Island Hospital
Richmond Dispatch 7/23/1862; six cows wanted for YMCA hospital
Richmond Dispatch 7/24/1862; prisoner escapes from Castle Godwin
Richmond Dispatch 7/24/1862; notes on the sale of slaves at an auction on Franklin street
Richmond Dispatch 7/24/1862; T. Dudley, Jr., released from Castle Godwin. Also D. F. Booth, moonshiner
Richmond Dispatch 7/24/1862; Purcell Battery refitted & left Camp Lee to join army. Lost 60 of 90 men in Seven Days
Richmond Dispatch 7/24/1862; Stores on Main Street below 14th all cleared of wounded – now empty
Richmond Dispatch 7/24/1862; Dove Lodge of Masons adv new meeting place, as Govt has “taken Bosher’s Hall for a hospital.”
Richmond Dispatch 7/24/1862; Mrs. Gen. Henningsen acknowledges receipt of hospital stores
Richmond Dispatch 7/24/1862; Col. Henry Forno at Hardgrove’s Factory, “foot of Main St.,” collecting all men of McLaw’s Division in town
Richmond Dispatch 7/24/1862; AWOL notice for Arthur Rogers, of Dabney’s Siege Battery, who deserted from Winder Hospital. Unit camped at Tree Hill

Added January 12, 2008

Richmond Dispatch 3/11/1861; partnership of Libby and Burton is dissolved – Libby and Son to take its’ place at 20th and Cary.
Richmond Dispatch 7/22/1862; Michael Leary, 19Miss, steals $112 from man named Poole, also 19Miss. Leary locked up in “military guard-house” on Franklin St.
Richmond Dispatch 7/22/1862; 500 POWs expected to be sent North on 7/22
Richmond Dispatch 7/22/1862; 3 negroes supposed to be working at Drury’s Bluff caught near Chickahominy and put in Libby. One belonged to Dr. Pollard of Hanover Co.
Richmond Dispatch 7/22/1862; body found floating near “the gauge dock of the basin.” Supposed to be a soldier who fell in the canal near the Armory bridge a few days ago.
Richmond Dispatch 7/22/1862; Fake provost officer murders a man - paragraph within testimony from Lt. Booker describing Provost Procedure for arrests
Richmond Dispatch 7/22/1862; Lumpkin, of Lumpkin’s Jail, has Spotsylvania slave of Col. William Webber
Richmond Dispatch 7/22/1862; more from Capt. Jno. T. Smith, 13 Ala, on dispute with Dr. Coffin
Richmond Dispatch 7/22/1862; Ladies at First Baptist Church Hospital thank a Mecklenburg lady for provisions

Added January 11, 2008

Richmond Dispatch 7/18/1862; VCRR cars to resume travel to Staunton. RR finally repaired
Richmond Dispatch 7/18/1862; VCRR to have special car between Louisa C. H. & Richmond to accept donations from citizens for Richmond hospitals
Richmond Dispatch 7/18/1862; Mrs. Davis invites wife of missing soldier – Eliza Watkins, wife of John M. Watkins, C3NC - to stay at her home, the White House of the Confederacy
Richmond Dispatch 7/18/1862; 20 laborers wanted for work on RYRRR
Richmond Dispatch 7/18/1862; R. S. Pollard, steward at Masonic Hall Hospital, acknowledges donations from individuals in Mecklenburg & Halifax
Richmond Dispatch 7/18/1862; Dr. A. Y. P. Garnett, in charge Byrd Island Hospital, thanks YMCA
Richmond Dispatch 7/19/1862; Dunlop & Moncure hospital “in rear of American Hotel”
Richmond Dispatch 7/19/1862; J. R. Anderson’s HQ at “Mill Farm;” A. P. Hill’s HQ on Charles City Road
Richmond Dispatch 7/19/1862; female slave whipped for theft to Winder Hospital material
Richmond Dispatch 7/19/1862; List of Yankee officers sent north on 7/18
Richmond Dispatch 7/19/1862; great article on Gen. McCall misbehaving at 18th Street prison
Richmond Dispatch 7/21/1862; Dr. Read (future GH#4?) arrested at #51 American Hotel for selling whiskey from room
Richmond Dispatch 7/21/1862; 2 empty freight cars escape down Broad Street, crash into VCRR buildings at foot of hill
Richmond Dispatch 7/21/1862; negro nurse named Bob, GH#4, jailed for theft
Richmond Dispatch 7/21/1862; 500 WIA/POWs to be sent off on 7/19, but insufficient transportation for all to go
Richmond Dispatch 7/21/1862; Richmond Arsenal workshops established on Williamsburg Road, near Toll Gate, for small repair jobs on artillery
Richmond Dispatch 7/21/1862; adv from RDRR for runaway negroes
Richmond Dispatch 7/21/1862; Kent Hospital needs “several good, stout negroes”
Richmond Dispatch 7/21/1862; 20 men needed to work, RYRRR
Richmond Dispatch 7/21/1862; E. G. Higginbotham, at “Randolph Hospital” adv for Druggist, Matron, Steward, Nurses, Laundresses and Cooks.
Richmond Dispatch 7/21/1862; Wm. Alex. Thom, at Banner Hospital, adv for twenty negroes
Richmond Dispatch 7/21/1862; Surg. J. N. Bratton, 4th Division Winder Hospital, thanks New Providence Ladies Aid Society

Added January 8, 2008

Richmond Dispatch 7/14/1862; 164 POWs arrived in city 7/12/1862 – officers listed
Richmond Dispatch 7/14/1862; important editorial on Kent Hospital. Mention of Deborah Couch, volunteer there
Richmond Dispatch 7/14/1862; Daily prayer meetings at 2nd Presbyterian Church
Richmond Dispatch 7/14/1862; more from John T. Smith, Capt. 13AL, regarding care at Seabrook’s Hospital & Dr. Coffin, Surg. in Charge. S. M. East retracts his previous published statement – it was written by Coffin
Richmond Dispatch 7/14/1862; J. Hatley Norton, Commanding at Battery #4, adv for deserter Jno. J. Peterson
Richmond Dispatch 7/15/1862; free negroes conscripted as hospital nurses – most released because they proved other employment
Richmond Dispatch 7/15/1862; RDRR wants to extend up Virginia Street. J. Johns, Medical Purveyor, protests. Also, Mr. Crutchfield introduces a bill about “weighing of long forage in the Second Market.”
Richmond Dispatch 7/15/1862; Jno. Redford, Keeper of Oakwood Cemetery, adv for two lost negro gravediggers
Richmond Dispatch 7/15/1862; G. W. Nelson list 28 AWOLs from Hanover Artillery. Anyone thinking themselves unfit report to McCaw at Chimborazo. Battery camped on RYRRR, attached to Colquitt.
Richmond Dispatch 7/15/1862; J. W. Hines, Asst. Surg. Purcell Battery, adv for lost horse. Battery at Old Fair Grounds – information to be left at St. Charles Hospital
Richmond Dispatch 7/15/1862; Robertson Hospital adv. for strayed cow
Richmond Dispatch 7/15/1862; Alabama Hospitals wish to purchase milk & buttermilk. Apply at First Alabama Hospital (Broad, bw 23 & 24) of Third Alabama Hospital (cor 21 and Franklin)
Richmond Dispatch 7/15/1862; Surg. W. H. Coffin, GH#9, announces his intention to ignore yesterday’s insult.
Richmond Dispatch 7/15/1862; A. S. Dorset, GH#1, thanks Miss C. A. Branch of Chesterfield Co.
Richmond Dispatch 7/15/1862; long editorial on the hospitals
Richmond Dispatch 7/16/1862; list of wounded POWs brought in from Savage’s. Libby Hospital too full. Had to spend night at RYRRR depot
Richmond Dispatch 7/16/1862; navigation of the canal is open as far as Lexington and Buchanan, having been repaired after recent rains
Richmond Dispatch 7/16/1862; soldiers being buried at Clark’s Spring, adjacent to Hollywood. City Council votes to open up 60 acres at Oakwood instead.
Richmond Dispatch 7/17/1862; 2 negroes attempt rapes near Coal pits, Chesterfield County. Mrs. Rudd raped, Mrs. Corse escaped. First rapist, slave of Wm. E. Martin, to hang. #2 to be transported away.
Richmond Dispatch 7/17/1862; “Citizens as well as soldiers must now show their passes, if they wish to avoid getting into trouble.” Squads are detailed to “intercept straggling soldiers and examine exemption papers.” Those who can’t prove why they shouldn’t be in the army will be put in prison.
Richmond Dispatch 7/17/1862; Agent for Richmond Hospitals acknowledges donations. Seabrook, Central Depot, Kent Hospitals are the beneficiaries of these donations

Added January 7, 2008

Richmond Dispatch 7/11/1862; 25,000 small arms received at Richmond Arsenal, collected on Seven Days’ battlefields
Richmond Dispatch 7/11/1862; shortage of night nurses at city hospitals
Richmond Dispatch 7/11/1862; 35 POWs arrive on 7/10. Said to be 500 sick and wounded at Frayser’s Farm
Richmond Dispatch 7/11/1862; member of 10th LA, wounded in Institute Hospital, would like to see friends. He at “room 32, bed 82.”
Richmond Dispatch 7/11/1862; Wm. T. Moore, I57VA, at St. Charles Hotel. Would like to see friends
Richmond Dispatch 7/11/1862; J. S. Dorset, steward at GH#1, adv. for 25 nurses
Richmond Dispatch 7/11/1862; Dr. C. B. Gibson, Franklin between 7th and 8th, adv for wet nurse
Richmond Dispatch 7/11/1862; J. R. Anderson adv for 15-20 laborers for Botetourt furnace
Richmond Dispatch 7/11/1862; full list of men confined at Castle Booker, corner 6th and Cary
Richmond Dispatch 7/11/1862; Surg. at St. Charles Hospital thanks YMCA
Richmond Dispatch 7/12/1862; Wm. J. Snead, Hospital Steward, wants 1 cook and 1 laundress at Camp Lee Hospital
Richmond Dispatch 7/12/1862; Keen Hospital adv for 5 washerwomen
Richmond Dispatch 7/12/1862; Surg. C. D. Rice wants 2 cooks, 3 Laundresses, and 10 gallons of milk daily at the Central Depot Hospital
Richmond Dispatch 7/12/1862; Surg. G. Wm. Semple wants six gallons milk per day, Gwathmey Hosp.
Richmond Dispatch 7/12/1862; 3 or 4 washerwomen needed at Dunlop & Moncure Hospital, corner 11th and Cary
Richmond Dispatch 7/12/1862; Mrs. Henningsen acknowledges receipt of care packages for hospital from Bedford Co. man
Richmond Dispatch 7/12/1862; Walter Coles, Surg. In Charge Bosher’s Hall Hospital, thanks Goochland donors by name
Richmond Dispatch 7/12/1862; details on funeral of a man who accidentally drowned at Drewry’s Bluff - funeral at Trinity M. E. Church
Richmond Dispatch 7/12/1862; Several hundred wounded POWs arrive & sent to Belle Isle. Officers named. 61 men arrived in ambulances from Brackett’s House, Charles City Road. – Yankee POWs. Also list of accompanying doctors
Richmond Dispatch 7/12/1862; G. W. Semple at Gwathmey Hospital orders patients in private quarters to report

Added January 6, 2008

Richmond Dispatch 7/8/1862; 200 wounded POWs arrive in Richmond from Haxall’s Landing. Officers listed
Richmond Dispatch 7/8/1862; RR engine, VCRR, slips off Broad St. connector track. Notes that the VCRR’s operations will be resuming now that the Federals are gone.
Richmond Dispatch 7/8/1862; Yankee preacher named Reed brought in from Savage’s, to Libby
Richmond Dispatch 7/8/1862; Paragraph on the cost of feeding Union prisoners: $2500 per day - R. B. Wilson is Jackson Warner’s Asst. as prison commissary
Richmond Dispatch 7/8/1862; Lt. Trabue, ex-Richmond Howitzers, now “General Superintendent” of prisons. Ordered to “see that the guard do their duty.” Trabue had previously been an artillery instructor at Camp Lee
Richmond Dispatch 7/8/1862; Lt. Hardgrove adv for stolen horse, he at Battery #3 & at corner Grace & 27th
Richmond Dispatch 7/8/1862; Henningsen Hospital thanks donors, including Mrs. R. R. Howison
Richmond Dispatch 7/8/1862; General Hospital #1 thanks Ladies Relief Society of Powhatan
Richmond Dispatch 7/9/1862; confused member of 12 U. S. regulars sent to Castle Godwin
Richmond Dispatch 7/9/1862; man shoots himself in hand in front of Thomas’ Factory, unloading captured arms
Richmond Dispatch 7/9/1862; interesting editorial on the Gen. Robert E. Lee – “The rise which this officer has suddenly taken in the public confidence is with a precedent.”
Richmond Dispatch 7/9/1862; enormous list of soldiers at Castle Godwin. About 160-170 names. G. W. Alexander requests officers to call for them or have their cases tried.
Richmond Dispatch 7/9/1862; negro named Jim, ex-Chimborazo nurse now at Howard’s Grove, steals a watch. Adv for recovery by George F. Hix, ward master
Richmond Dispatch 7/9/1862; 4 or 5 white girls needed for chores at Spotswood Hotel. Also first-class cook
Richmond Dispatch 7/9/1862; RF&P RR adv for 20 negro men to repair RR between Richmond and South Anna
Richmond Dispatch 7/9/1862; Walter Coles in charge of Bosher & Spotswood Hotel hospital. Thanks donors by name. Hoge is among the contributors.
Richmond Dispatch 7/10/1862; 67 POWs arrived 7/9. List of 12 members of Pittsburgh Sanitary Commission, brought from Savage’s to Libby, 7/9
Richmond Dispatch 7/10/1862; update on Va. Central RR damages – bridge over the Chickahominy is being rebuilt, and the engine that fell down Broad street is still there, but will soon be moved.
Richmond Dispatch 7/10/1862; Capt. J. Hatley Norton at Redoubt #4 demands that members of Capt. Patterson’s Co. (“lately turned over to my command”) report in. Had been Battery #8 when part of Patterson. Most of men from Campbell Co.
Richmond Dispatch 7/10/1862; Lt. S. Galloway, 3 NC, lying severely wounded at U. S. Hotel Hospital, looking for strayed slave
Richmond Dispatch 7/10/1862; Dr. Jno. R. Hinton, Howard Hospital, “25th and 26th Streets” north of Main, adv for 2 escaped slaves
Richmond Dispatch 7/10/1862; runaway slave from Chimborazo Hospital
Richmond Dispatch 7/10/1862; J. Hatley Norton lists deserters from his company at Battery #6
Richmond Dispatch 7/10/1862; adv from RF&P for 50 carpenters & hewers to work on bridges, & also to purchase timber

Added January 4, 2008

Richmond Dispatch 7/4/1862; 3 Yankee debt collectors arrested at Exchange Hotel
Richmond Dispatch 7/4/1862; Dr. Jos. E. Clagett & E. L. Wager running the Market Hall Hospital
Richmond Dispatch 7/4/1862; 425 more POWs arrive in town
Richmond Dispatch 7/4/1862; body of dead CSA soldier on RYRRR depot platform for two days
Richmond Dispatch 7/5/1862; Sabbath School at Seamen’s Bethel suspended – building used as a hospital now
Richmond Dispatch 7/5/1862; Lt. Jas. Garrity, 5La at Chimborazo adv for company members to come see him
Richmond Dispatch 7/5/1862; Georgia Hospitals need 8 or 10 house servants
Richmond Dispatch 7/5/1862; unidentified swimmer drowns in canal beside Tredegar
Richmond Dispatch 7/5/1862; 250 POWs arrive in city, 7/4
Richmond Dispatch 7/5/1862; adv for horse stolen from Lee’s HQ at Dabbs’ House, 6/29
Richmond Dispatch 7/7/1862; Dabney’s Battery Heavy Artillery thanks Franklin Stearns for his kindness. Battery “quartered near his residence.”
Richmond Dispatch 7/7/1862; Bosher’s Hall hospital, corner 9th and Main has opened; appeal for money and provisions, and Walter Coles, Surgeon in charge, thanks donors
Richmond Dispatch 7/7/1862; man jailed in the cage for “trespassing on Dr. Wilson,” Surg. in charge at St. Charles Hospital
Richmond Dispatch 7/7/1862; 30 POWs arrive 7/6
Richmond Dispatch 7/7/1862; Good description of the use of Castle Godwin – Gen. Winder to send all soldiers their back to their units.
Richmond Dispatch 7/7/1862; slave punished for stealing from St. Charles Hospital
Richmond Dispatch 7/7/1862; fire at Bacon & Baskervill’s warehouse, in use as a hospital. Fire department puts out the fire, saving the lives of “one hundred and fifty brave men”


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