From the Richmond Examiner, 12/22/1865, p. 3, c. 5

THE STATE PENITENTIARY. – In anticipation of the withdrawal of the military guard from the Penitentiary, Captain Charles S. Gay, of the late publick guard, is endeavoring to raise a company of thirty men to take the place of the withdrawing military. The bill authorizing the company for such a purpose, has been passed; also a bill authorizing the Governour to furnish the company with arms.

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