From the Richmond Dispatch, 9/24/1862

Death in Castle Thunder. A soldier, named E. L. Johnson, died in this prison yesterday of mumps. His company and regiment are not known. Johnson was taken up in Lynchburg on the 8th of September, by the Provost Marshal of that city, Lieut. Turner, and sent to Richmond as a supposed deserter. His remains were interred yesterday in Oakwood Cemetery.

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