From the Richmond Enquirer,
11/5/1862, p. 2, c. 4
ATTEMPT TO ESCAPE FROM CASTLE LIGHTNING. – A soldier named
Charles Bernard, incarcerated in Castle Lightning, attempting to escape from his
imprisonment, on yesterday, by means of a rope from one of the third story
windows, fell to the ground, and was picked up in a dying condition. He was
imprisoned upon charges of desertion and forgery.
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