June, 1861

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Richmond Dispatch, 6/1/1861
Richmond Dispatch, 6/1/1861
Richmond Dispatch, 6/1/1861
Richmond Dispatch, 6/3/1861
Richmond Dispatch, 6/5/1861
Richmond Dispatch, 6/5/1861
Richmond Dispatch, 6/5/1861
Richmond Dispatch, 6/7/1861
Richmond Dispatch, 6/7/1861
Richmond Dispatch, 6/7/1861
Richmond Dispatch, 6/10/1861
Richmond Dispatch, 6/10/1861
Richmond Dispatch, 6/10/1861
Richmond Dispatch, 6/10/1861
Richmond Dispatch, 6/10/1861
Richmond Dispatch, 6/10/1861
Richmond Dispatch, 6/10/1861
Richmond Dispatch, 6/12/1861
Richmond Dispatch, 6/13/1861
Richmond Dispatch, 6/13/1861
Richmond Enquirer, 6/13/61
Richmond Dispatch, 6/15/1861
Richmond Enquirer, 6/15/1861
Richmond Enquirer, 6/18/61
Richmond Enquirer, 6/19/1861
Richmond Dispatch, 6/20/1861
Richmond Dispatch, 6/20/1861
Richmond Dispatch, 6/22/1861
Richmond Dispatch, 6/22/1861
Richmond Dispatch, 6/25/1861
Richmond Dispatch, 6/25/1861
Richmond Dispatch, 6/25/1861
Richmond Dispatch, 6/25/1861
Richmond Dispatch, 6/25/1861
Richmond Dispatch, 6/25/1861
Richmond Dispatch, 6/27/1861
Richmond Dispatch, 6/27/1861
Richmond Dispatch, 6/28/1861
Richmond Dispatch, 6/29/1861

 


June, 1861 Richmond Newspapers

Richmond Dispatch 6/1/1861; Drill room of Co. G has been converted into a hospital, 50 patients there now, mostly from Tennessee
Richmond Dispatch 6/1/1861; Description of the arrival of Gen. Beauregard at the Spotswood Hotel
Richmond Dispatch 6/1/1861; appeal for more workers on the city defenses
Richmond Dispatch 6/3/1861; Customs house is being readied for its occupancy by the Confederate Government
Richmond Dispatch 6/5/1861; Washington Artillery of New Orleans has arrived in Richmond and is camping at Howard's Grove
Richmond Dispatch 6/5/1861; Vicksburg Southrons arrive and parade in Capitol Square; they are then quartered at the Columbian Hotel
Richmond Dispatch 6/5/1861; Negroes are doing good work on the fortifications at Marion Hill (Battery #2)
Richmond Dispatch 6/7/1861; description of the explosion at the house of a chemist who was mixing fulminating powder; injured parties are at St. Francis de Sales Hospital
Richmond Dispatch 6/7/1861; Confederate Patent Office has been established at Goddin's Hall
Richmond Dispatch 6/7/1861; city laborers are at work on the defenses at Marion Hill (Battery #2)
Richmond Dispatch 6/10/1861; women who want to be nurses should apply to Mrs. A. F. Hopkins
Richmond Dispatch 6/10/1861; Mechanics' Institute is being cleared out; the War Department and Patent Office will soon have their offices here
Richmond Dispatch 6/10/1861; Dr. Bolton of Bellevue Hospital thanks the ladies of Church Hill for their help with the sick soldiers
Richmond Dispatch 6/10/1861; Tredegar Iron Works needs timber to build large building (probably the new gun foundry)
Richmond Dispatch 6/10/1861; Tredegar Iron Works needs carriage wheels
Richmond Dispatch 6/10/1861; Tredegar Iron Works needs Wheelwrights and Blacksmiths
Richmond Dispatch 6/12/1861; ladies of Church and Union Hills are nursing sick soldiers at Co. G Hall (later GH#27) and Springfield Hall (later GH#26)
Richmond Dispatch 6/13/1861; four prisoners of war arrive in Richmond
Richmond Dispatch 6/13/1861; man brought in to Mayor's court for allegedly keeping his bar open past ten o'clock
Richmond Enquirer 6/13/1861; "The Encampments," mentions Howard's Grove and the troops stationed there.
Richmond Dispatch 6/15/1861; a member of the New Orleans Zouaves gets married at the St. Charles Hotel (later GH#8)
Richmond Enquirer 6/18/1861; Classified notice that Surgeon A. Y. P. Garnett (surgeon at Robertson Hosp.) has come to Richmond.
Richmond Dispatch 6/20/1861; New Orleans Washington Artillery serenades President Davis at the Spotswood Hotel
Richmond Dispatch 6/20/1861; row of houses behind the Exchange Hotel are occupied by parties of a "dubious and uncertain character"
Richmond Dispatch 6/22/1861; City officials are fitting up the Brockenbrough mansion for occupancy by President Davis
Richmond Dispatch 6/22/1861; the Henry Clay statue on Capitol Square has become discolored by excessive handling
Richmond Dispatch 6/25/1861; Prisoner of war and a civilian spy are brought to Richmond and confined in "the large white building on the hill leading to Hollywood Cemetery" [probably VA Penitentiary]
Richmond Dispatch 6/25/1861; names of U. S. prisoners of war now confined in Richmond
Richmond Dispatch 6/25/1861; New Orleans Washington Artillery leaves Richmond for Manassas
Richmond Dispatch 6/25/1861; prisoners arrive in Richmond; the factory of Geo. Harwood (later GH#24) is being fitted up as a prison depot
Richmond Dispatch 6/25/1861; slave of J. B. Royster is arrested and punished for masquerading as a soldier
Richmond Dispatch 6/25/1861; Col. Gilham of VMI, currently commandant of Camp of Instruction, is raising an infantry regiment
Richmond Examiner 6/26/1861; cholera victim at Camp Lee buried at Shockoe Cemetery
Richmond Dispatch 6/27/1861; advertisement that the warehouse of L. Libby & Son is available for storage - says it could store 20,000 bushels of wheat or corn
Richmond Dispatch 6/27/1861; commencement exercises for the Richmond Female Institute will be held tomorrow
Richmond Dispatch 6/28/1861; editorial commending the efforts of Mrs. Judge Hopkins and other ladies providing nursing care 
Richmond Dispatch 6/29/1861; men of Church and Union Hills will meet tonight at Company "G" Hall for the purposes of organizing for home defense

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