From the Richmond Dispatch, 8/1/1861, p. 2
Should be Removed.
– Since Sunday there has been lying upon the platform at the Central Depot, a
large box, containing the remains of some one who fell in defence of his country
at Manassas. The box is directed to W. L. Groves. In passing there yesterday we
could not help noticing that the body had become very offensive, and therefore
it is ___ we say that if the consignee does not carry it away at once, it is the
duty of the authorities to have the corpse decently buried. There are families
living in the immediate neighborhood and it is due to them that the matter
should be attended to.
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