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Added April 28, 2008

Richmond Dispatch 10/20/1862; “Charles Cluts” 7NC, falls from upper window of Franklin street barracks, lands on open door, breaks back, perched there dead
Richmond Dispatch 10/20/1862; 630 POWs sent away 10/19 by flag of truce
Richmond Dispatch 10/20/1862; W. Wilson, steward at Keen Hospital, adv for 2 negro men & 4 negro women
Richmond Dispatch 10/21/1862; David W. Rogers, to be shot, escaped from upper floor of Castle Thunder
Richmond Dispatch 10/21/1862; 30 disloyal Tennesseans lodged at Libby – sent to Varina yesterday
Richmond Dispatch 10/21/1862; 25VaBn barracks south side of basin. To have drill today at Camp Lee & Capitol Square
Richmond Dispatch 10/21/1862; 55 men, soldiers & civilian, captured by JEB Stuart, arrived for Libby
Richmond Dispatch 10/21/1862; Gen. Loring & staff, Col. Henry Fitzhugh & Mrs. J. Floyd King, are at the Spotswood Hotel
Richmond Dispatch 10/22/1862; 17 deserters & stragglers added Castle Thunder yesterday
Richmond Dispatch 10/22/1862; A. Brogden, Asst. Surg. Keen Hospital adv for lost horse
Richmond Dispatch 10/22/1862; Mitchell & McCarthy, lumber dealers, adv for 10 or 12 carpenters “to work on hospitals”
Richmond Dispatch 10/23/1862; 42 deserters from NC put into Castle Thunder on 10/22. 100 inmates to head for ANV today. J. T. Smith, robbery, to Castle Thunder yesterday. Also a bogus Provost officer.
Richmond Dispatch 10/23/1862; 24 POWs captured at Haymarket arrive at Libby
Richmond Dispatch 10/23/1862; negro convicted of stealing bushel of flour from Camp Winder bakery
Richmond Dispatch 10/23/1862; G. W. Alexander adv – found stray mule
Richmond Dispatch 10/23/1862; 6 laundresses wanted at Camp Winder Hospital, Division #1, white or black
Richmond Dispatch 10/24/1862; Rees applying for “photograph and ambrotype operators”
Richmond Dispatch 10/25/1862; runaway notice, Bellevue Hospital
Richmond Dispatch 10/25/1862; List of 5 women now at Castle Thunder. Also Wm. Patterson & Wm. Morris, 15 Va., deserters & Geo. H. Munford/Jos. Bradford, Dabney’s Hvy. Artillery, to be court martialled

Added April 27, 2008

Richmond Dispatch 10/15/1862; D. W. Rogers, G1Va at Castle Thunder, to be shot at Camp Lee, 10/18
Richmond Dispatch 10/15/1862; member of the Richmond Blues put in Castle Booker for desertion
Richmond Dispatch 10/15/1862; J. B. McCaw, Chimborazo Hospital, adv for stray mule
Richmond Dispatch 10/15/1862; B. Roemer, Surg. in charge, Henningsen Hospital, “Locust Alley”
Richmond Dispatch 10/15/1862; J. S. Dorset, steward at GH#1, selling milch cows
Richmond Dispatch 10/16/1862; friends of G. W. Alexander present him with “splendid” horse, saddle, bridle
Richmond Dispatch 10/16/1862; 2 Castle Thunder escapees recaught. – John Toley & Patrick Donviere
Richmond Dispatch 10/16/1862; 6 new prisoners recd. 10/13 – Jas. Lynch, Barney McNamee & Wm. Rogers of Whittingham’s Arty. (bread & water); F. L. Smith of Culpeper (disloyalty) & J. H. Weeks/Wm. Weeks of Culpeper (piloting enemy)
Richmond Dispatch 10/16/1862; 540 Yankee POWs from Tennessee arrive 10/15 – quartered at Libby
Richmond Dispatch 10/16/1862; 4 Yankee POWs, 1st Md. Cavy, arrive. Wanted for war crimes in Valley.
Richmond Dispatch 10/17/1862; Escape attempt at Castle Thunder foiled. To benefit Rogers, the 1Va soldier due to be shot.
Richmond Dispatch 10/17/1862; 9th Pa. Cavalry Colonel moved from Libby to Castle Thunder – under accusations of bad behavior in Tennessee. Also 17 deserters arrived there from South & 4 1st Md. (US) Cavalry charged with murder
Richmond Dispatch 10/18/1862; 3 Henrico citizens put in Castle Thunder for stealing govt. wood: Jno. Kilgrove; Thos. & Robt. Oakley
Richmond Dispatch 10/18/1862; James M. Levert sent to Castle Thunder – impersonating Provost Guard
Richmond Dispatch 10/18/1862; Andrew J. Rodgers, commanding company at Battery #17, orders in absentees

Added April 13, 2008

Richmond Dispatch 10/8/1862; unsigned adv for lost cow, strayed “from the advertiser, living on Chimborazo Hill (Goodman’s Brewery)”
Richmond Dispatch 10/8/1862; R. M. Patterson, Asst. Surgeon in Charge, Clopton Hospital, orders those in private quarters to report
Richmond Dispatch 10/8/1862; gang of thugs roaming Church Hill
Richmond Dispatch 10/8/1862; Mr. Wood, keeper of Old Capitol Prison in Washington, arrives in Richmond to negotiate for prisoners; 243 “political or civil” prisoners now in Libby
Richmond Dispatch 10/8/1862; Castle Thunder hospital closed 10/7 & 60 plus patients there moved to Libby
Richmond Dispatch 10/9/1862; D. F. Booth opens a new auction house under St. Charles Hotel
Richmond Dispatch 10/9/1862; 3 negro men wanted at Byrd Island Hospital
Richmond Dispatch 10/9/1862; White male nurse wanted at St. Francis de Sales
Richmond Dispatch 10/10/1862; Thos. J. Bagby’s office under St. Charles Hotel
Richmond Dispatch 10/10/1862; descriptive list of 5 CSMC AWOLs from Drewry’s Bluff
Richmond Dispatch 10/10/1862; Jno. D. K. Sleight, Supt. YMCA Hospital, names 8 or 10 women who have been helpful
Richmond Dispatch 10/10/1862; GH#9 announced as Receiving Hospital
Richmond Dispatch 10/10/1862; Great description of failed escape attempt, Castle Thunder
Richmond Dispatch 10/10/1862; 50 CSA prisoners – presumably Castle Thunder – to be sent to ANV today
Richmond Dispatch 10/10/1862; C. D. Rice, Howard’s Grove, wants to hire black nurses, male or female
Richmond Dispatch 10/10/1862; auction of condemned tents to be held in front of Libby Prison
Richmond Dispatch 10/11/1862; Death notice of Saml. Hardgrove, d. 10/10/1862, age 65, Manchester residence.
Richmond Dispatch 10/11/1862; Frances F. Jannison, of NY, arrested in Culpeper Co. as spy. Sent to Castle Thunder.
Richmond Dispatch 10/11/1862; Kent & Paine cleaning warehouse, relinquished by Govt., & will re-open there soon.

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