From the Richmond Dispatch, 6/12/1862, p. 2, c. 4
Caution to Boys. – Three boys were arrested yesterday, and carried before the Head Police, for the offence of appropriating horses, found standing in the streets, for a ride. The official lectured them, and handed them over to Assistant Provost Marshal Alexander, who placed them in Castle Godwin until evening, at which time the city official visited the office of Capt. Alexander, and the boys were again arraigned, and, as they had committed no theft, Capt. A., with the concurrence of the Head of Police, discharged them, with a warning to beware of offending again. The boys breathed freer when the portals of the Castle closed behind them.