From the Richmond Sentinel, 10/25/1864, p. 2

CAUGHT GOING TO THE YANKEES. - Dan’l O’Donnell, Patrick Grant, John Doyle, A. Mehegan, P. Farley and F. Curran, Irishmen and conscripts, were yesterday morning picked up by General Garey’s scouts on the Williamsburg road, near Boar Swamp, ten miles below the city. The party were evidently attempting to make their way to the enemy’s lines. They were all detailed conscripts, who have recently been ordered to go to their commands in the field. They have been committed to the Castle. O’Donnell is a plumber and gas-fitter, doing business on Broad street, above Ninth. He being put hors de combat, the city is, we believe, without an accomplished gas-fitter.


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