From the Richmond Commercial Bulletin, 7/7/1865, p. 3, c. 1

HIDDEN FIRES. – At the old coal yard, near the Petersburg depot, we notice that combustion is still going on, as is manifest from the smoke and flame, although yesterday was the ninety-seventh day since the conflagration, and bids fair to burn for some time longer. “E’en in our ashes live their wonted fires.”

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