From the Richmond Sentinel, 9/19/1864, p. 2

CHARGED WITH ATTEMPTING TO GO TO THE ENEMY. - On Saturday J. F. Taylor, employee in the Arsenal, C. Algin, of the Medical Department, M. Ryan, of the Commissary Department, J. Head, of Captain English's local company, and M. Dunnivant, citizen, were arrested on the charge of attempting to go to the enemy's lines.

Having been arrested just below Rocketts, near the city, the evidence of their intent to abscond was not deemed conclusive, and all of the party, except Taylor, were discharged. Taylor was put into the Castle.

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