From the Richmond Sentinel, 11/11/1864, p. 1, c. 2

DEATH OF A DETECTIVE. - Old Mr. John Caphart, for many years a policeman in Norfolk, but since the war one of the detectives attached to the Castle Thunder prison, died on Wednesday night of gradual decay. Mr. Caphart was a man of most venerable appearance, and was widely known and much esteemed as an efficient officer.

 

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