From the Richmond Dispatch, 5/6/1863, p. 2, c. 4

DESERTER. – The usual reward will be paid for HOLLAND WATSON, a detained conscript, who deserted from the C S Armory, Richmond, on the 1st day of May inst. He is about 5 feet 6 or 6 ½ inches high, sandy hair, and about 36 years of age. He is a blacksmith by trade. He is supposed to be making his way to the enemy’s lines near Harper’s Ferry. The reward will be paid to any one person who shall deliver the said Watson to the Provost Marshal in Richmond.
                                                            W S DOWNER
m 6-6t                                                Superintendent of Armories.

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