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Added September 17, 1999

Richmond Dispatch 7/2/1863; two deserters "lodged" in Castle Thunder; mentions escape attempt by tunneling.
Richmond Dispatch 7/6/1863; military prisoners form the Castle Thunder Battalion.
Richmond Daily Dispatch 7/8/1863; woman arrested trying to force her way into Libby Prison.
Richmond Dispatch 7/15/1863; Richmond City Council appropriates money for St. Charles Hospital
Richmond Dispatch 7/16/1863; Lt. Buford, aka Alice Williams, sent to Mississippi from Castle Thunder.
Richmond Daily Dispatch 1/28/1864; fire at Chimborazo
Richmond Daily Dispatch 4/5/1864; Patient maims himself on Richmond and York River RR to escape service.

Added September 11, 1999

New York Times 5/26/1891; good description of GH#10 as a Union prison hospital - indicates that the hospital was in conjunction with Libby Prison in 1864.

Numerous citations to Richmond Hospital information found in the National Archives added in the hospitals section.

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