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This Day in Georgia Civil War History

July 08, 1864

Richmond Newspaper Reported on Four Detectives Being Sent to Andersonville

The Richmond Times Dispatch reported on four city detectives being sent to work at the prison in Andersonville, Georgia.

Going to Georgia. –Capt. H. T. Bowles, for some time back engaged at Castle Thunder, John L. Weatherford, John F. Carter, and John S. Hammond, well known attaches of Capt. Maccubin’s detective corps of this city, have received orders to report to Gen. Winder, now commanding the prison post at Andersonville, Ga. These gentlemen will leave forthwith for their destination.