From the Richmond Sentinel, 11/11/1864, p. 1, c. 2
DEATH OF A DETECTIVE. - Old
Mr. John Caphart, for many years a policeman in Norfolk, but since the war one
of the detectives attached to the Castle Thunder prison, died on Wednesday night
of gradual decay. Mr. Caphart was a man of most venerable appearance, and was
widely known and much esteemed as an efficient officer.
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