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Added March 20, 2008
adv for 3 washerwomen
on Dr. Rucker’s case – back to Castle Thunder
Castle Thunder inmates returned to army
of Provost Marshal of Manchester abolished
Wirz on special POW duty in south. Capt. Thomas D. Jeffress, 56th Va., in
temporary command at Libby
10/4/1862; D. W.
Rogers, pardoned from execution, has been respited only. Maybe same as John
Roach, crew of CSS Virginia
Patrick McGowan & John Kellaher, Castle Thunder prisoners, to be shot today
at Camp Lee
sisters at St. Francis de Sales adv for whereabouts of 5AlBn man
J. W. Atkinson, 19BnHA, at Battery #8, adv for drummers
10/6/1862; W. N.
Smith wants 25 laborers at Richmond Arsenal, Laboratory Department.
Connors, La. soldier, sent to Castle Thunder for trespassing at Columbia
description of 10/4 execution of two 14th Va men: Patrick McGowan & John
Kelleher. Taken from Castle Thunder to Camp Lee in “large omnibus” of
Exchange Hotel, escorted by Wrenn’s Henrico cavalry. Part of Cyrus
Bossiuex’s Co. did the executing. G. W. Alexander in charge. D. W. Rogers, 1
Va., respited 14 days, & Owen Maguire, 1 Va gets 50 lashes. Whipping
performed by volunteer from Wrenn’s Co.
notice, R. N. Holstead, ex-Parker’s Battery, died 10/5, typhoid, age 22 yrs,
1 month, 2 days. Druggist at Royster Hospital at the time of his death.
Funeral at Union Station Methodist Church
10/7/1862; Dr. O.
A. Crenshaw in charge, GH#10, corner Main & 19th, adv for clerk
Wounded at GH#13 thank Mrs. Kersry & Mrs. Clark for kindness
Patrick Fagan kills James Morrissey with single punch. Both in Whitingham’s
Battery. Fagan taken to Castle Thunder.
USA prisoners sent from Libby for exchange, leaving 212. The prison
hospital, lately at Palmer’s factory, will be moved “back to the west end of
the Libby building.”
Mayor’s Court: James Williams, drunk soldier, sent to Castle Thunder; Hoenniger
charges men with burglary, room #44 Spotswood Hotel; slave charged with
stealing money from guest at the Ballard House (discharged); free negro
without papers ordered whipped for smoking a cigar in the street; another
free negro threatens boy in Second Market & used “indecent language” –
ordered to be whipped.
Added March 15, 2008
infant found in millrace near Haxall’s Mill
POWs arrive 9/28 – nine officers
next batch of northbound prisoners will be A. McMillen & John May, ex-Castle
Godwin men now in Castle Thunder. Also Yankee females
POWs arrive from Tennessee
9/29/1862; G. B.
Anderson & R. S. Ripley at Spotswood on 9/27; Wm. Mahone at Exchange Hotel
Irishmen from Camp Lee jailed for drunken fight, including Barney McNunn and
Jno. Brennan; man charged with keeping disorderly house near Dr.
Higginbotham’s Hospital – brawling with wife, etc.
9/29/1862; Dr. B.
A. Curtis, GH#1, selling his farm in New Kent County on RYRRR
enormous list from Winder of “negroes now confined in the Military Prisons,
in Richmond” – where from, who owned by (if slave)
members of Richmond Grays (G12Va) to report at Spotswood Hotel for duty
Booker to send 100 CSA prisoners back to army today from the “prison under
Yankees to go to Varina this week, including many from the Libby Hospital
account of Soldiers Home on Cary Street – holds 2700 men. Parade every
evening on Dock Street
of recently arrived POW officers
Elizabeth Van Lew adv. For strayed cow
for Richmond Female Institute, to re-open at corner of Clay & 11th
new prisoners at Libby, arrived from Charleston
Brightwell, C10BnHA, into Castle Thunder for stealing a weapon from Mrs.
Miles Ambler, 10 miles below city.
details on the Soldiers’ homes – the barrack next to the Central Depot is
“broken up” and the remaining soldiers’ homes (Conrad & Crew’s Factory &
“the Franklin street barrack”) are often strained to capacity.
Interesting paragraph on shortage of canal boats. Many sunk as obstructions.
Not enough in service.
ANV wounded arrive on VCRR – sent to GH#1
friends of Maj. J. Rivers, 49Ga., can see him at GH#5
soldiers sent back to ANV from Castle Thunder
boy run over by “street railway car,” Main below 20th
prisoners at Castle Thunder on bread and water, for theft
captured negroes in Libby – 46 slave, 52 Northern/free, travelling with AoP
10/2/1862; B. W.
Rogers, soldier to be shot for desertion at Camp Lee, pardoned on account of
previous bravery. Two others, Patrick McGowan & John Kellaher, still to be
brawling sailors, 17th & Main, taken to Castle Thunder
10/3/1862; W. F.
Glenn, Steward at GH#16, adv for a cook.
Powell lives near Battery #4
W. Farquhar, patient at Kent Hospital, publicly thanks Dr. Lundie, Miss
Wilson, & nurses
Wm. P. Rucker, at Castle Thunder with treason, murder, arson charges brought
before Judge on habeas corpus
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