From the Richmond Examiner, Monday, 6/23/1862, p. 2

ON SATURDAY a mutiny occurred among the junior members of the second class militia who had been stationed as a guard at the Libby Prison. The cause of the difficulty seems to have been that the boys thought they were being kept on guard too long without relief. One half of them, were confined for a few hours in Castle Garden [Godwin], and then liberated. Many of this portion of the second class militia are in size and age mere children, but, being sent to the prison to do the duty of men and soldiers, of course, the officer in charge, on their refusal to do duty, had no alternative but to treat them as soldiers.

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