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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