From the Richmond Whig, 4/30/1862, p. 3, c. 3
HANGING OF A SPY. - Timothy Webster, who was arrested as a
spy, tried and convicted by a court martial, was, according to sentence taken to
Camp Lee, yesterday “hung by the neck until dead.” Webster was the carrier of
the “underground mail” between this city and Washington, and having a special
pass from the former Secretary of War, came and went at his pleasure.