From the Richmond Enquirer, 5/27/1862, p. 1, c. 5
ATTEMPTED ESCAPE. – John O’Brien, a delinquent soldier,
incarcerated in the Confederate Guard house, on Franklin street, leaped from one
of the windows of his prison, on yesterday, and succeeded in breaking one of his
ankles by the manoeuvre. – He was appropriately taken care of.
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