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Added August 10, 2001

Richmond Examiner 7/2/1862; list of prisons in use at Richmond, including Libby and others
Richmond Examiner 7/4/1862; hospitals opened at Bosher's carriage factory and Lainers' warehouse (under the Spotswood)
Richmond Examiner 7/4/1862; Kent & Paine Hospital (GH#5) has a list of patients published at the door
Richmond Examiner 7/5/1862; 125 Union officers formerly at Libby Prison have been moved from Libby prison to the new officers' prison on 18th street
Richmond Examiner 7/5/1862; Gens. McCall, Reynolds & Rankin have been moved from the Spotswood Hotel to "Bond's" warehouse on 18th st.
Richmond Examiner 7/5/1862; new hospital has been opened at Crawford's saloon, by Mr. Ezell of SC
Richmond Examiner 7/5/1862; new prisons needed; Warwick's mill is being prepared
Richmond Examiner 7/7/1862; Camp Lee is being considered for use as a prison
Richmond Examiner 7/7/1862; many Yankees brought to the "hospital on Cary, near Twentieth street"
Richmond Examiner 7/11/1862; Spottswood Hotel and Danville RR shop to be used as hospitals
Richmond Examiner 7/12/1862; cots are being made for Union wounded at Libby Prison; says that many prisoners will soon be sent to Belle Isle
Richmond Examiner 7/14/1862; prisoners have been sent to Belle Isle, officers are confined in Crenshaw warehouse (within Tredegar Iron Works); account of letters sent from Libby Prison
Richmond Examiner 7/21/1862; praise of ladies working at Howard Hospital (GH#22), located in Atkinson's factory
Richmond Examiner 7/22/1862; Crew Factory Hospital (GH#15) in good order
Richmond Examiner 7/22/1862; prisoners at Libby sent to Belle Isle; there are 4,700 there now. Wounded prisoners (1,000) remain at Libby
Richmond Examiner 7/23/1862; Libby Prison has become a hospital for sick prisoners; well prisoners are at Belle Isle. Lt. Turner is in charge

Added August 9, 2001

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 Examiner 7/27/1861; slave of Wm. Greanor was arrested for throwing a rock
Richmond Examiner 7/29/1861; condemnation of two ladies, living on Church Hill, who are attending the Yankee wounded [Elizabeth Van Lew and her mother]
Richmond Examiner 7/31/1861; account of a shooting incident at Harwood's prison (future GH#24)
Richmond Examiner 6/21/1862; four prisoners arrive at Libby Prison
Richmond Examiner 6/23/1862; account of refusal of the guard at Libby Prison to do duty there
Richmond Examiner 6/27/1862; U. S. Hotel (GH#10) to be converted to hospital use
Richmond Examiner 4/4/1863; editorial regarding the recent bread riot
OR Supplement 73: 585-587 2/2-27/1864; C. S. Engineers guarding prisoners on Belle Isle in response to rumors of an uprising there
Richmond Whig 5/9/1864; Gen. Leroy Stafford has died at General Hospital #4
National Tribune 9/13/1883; description of prison life at Castle Thunder and "Royster House" (GH#20)
Van Santvoord, Cornelius,  120th Regiment New York State Volunteers 1894; description of life on Belle Isle in 1864, including offers for employment at the Tredegar Iron Works upon taking the oath of allegiance; apparently, very few would do so

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