From the Richmond Dispatch, 9/8/1862, p. 1, c. 6

Arrests. – The following parties having been arrested by the civil police since Saturday, will be before the Mayor this morning: Button Allen, for stealing a shirt, worth $5, from A. S. Shafer; a coat, worth $25, from E. B. Epstin, and a pocket handkerchief, worth $2, from the same party. –John Cadigan, for making several incisions with a knife in the shoulder of John Finney. The row occurred in a small shanty on 17th street, Saturday night—Cadigan having found Finney, a soldier, in company with his wife.—Two deserters, viz; Angustus Godfrey, deserter from Capt. Carter's King William artillery, and John M. Thomas, deserter from the St. Paul's battalion, having been arrested were turned over to the commanding officer of Castle Thunder.





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