From the Richmond Sentinel, 10/31/1864, p. 2, c. 3

COMMITTED TO CASTLE THUNDER. - Mary and Mollie Bell, two girls of eighteen or twenty, who for two years have been serving in Early’s army under the aliases of Tom Parker and Bob Morgan, were, their sex having been discovered, sent to this city in custody Friday night. They were committed to the Castle until further inquiry could be made about hem and some other disposition made of them.

Mary Pitt, a woman from Isle of Wight county, was arrested and sent to the Castle on Friday on the charge of being a Yankee spy. She had Yankee papers in her possession.

William Minor, slave of Miss Jane Humphries, being captured in Caroline county while making his way to the Yankees, has been committed to the Castle to await the call of his owner.


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