From the Richmond Enquirer, 8/8/1862, p. 1, c. 3

CORRECTION. William B. Pratt, the young man who was killed in the explosion at the Laboratory, on Tuesday, was a native of this city, and not of Washington, as stated by us on Wednesday. He was the son of John W. Pratt, who has been a resident of Virginia for over forty-five years.

 

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