From the Richmond Sentinel, 3/18/1863, p. 2, c. 3

Died of Her Injuries. – Mary Ryan, the young girl in whose hands exploded the friction cannon primer, causing the terrible disaster at the Government Laboratory, died of her injuries at her father’s house, on Oregon Hill, on Monday. One or two others are reported as having expired since Sunday.

 

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