From the Richmond Enquirer, 3/4/1862
MORE UNIONISTS ARRESTED. - Two detectives have ferretted
out and arrested two more persons, suspected of entertaining Union sentiments
and proclivities. Charles Crousse, a city night watchman, was seized and lodged
in Castle Godwin, yesterday afternoon. Witnesses depose that he is a Union man,
by his own assertion. He has been known to declare, "that he had a knife
which he carried in Florida, and with which he would end his own life before he
would turn against the Union."
Augustus Brummell, formerly a Lieutenant in Capt. Kirby's
Company, Wise Legion, who was captured by the Yankees, and, subsequently
released on parole to effect an exchange, was also arrested and sent to jail.
Being unable to effect an exchange, the prisoner set out for the North by way of
Norfolk and the truce boat, after having overstayed his time in the Southern
Confederacy. In the latter part of last week he returned to Richmond, alleging
that he had received an extension of time from General Wool, and that he
intended to make fresh exertions for an exchange. The Lieutenant is arrested,
because of the suspicious circumstances attending his trip to Norfolk and
John Scully, a Lincoln detective, arrested on the 1st
inst., upon suspicion of being a spy, was, yesterday transferred from the city
jail to Castle Godwin, where he will receive all the attentions due to his
calling and position.
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