Saturday, December 17, 2005

December 18, 1861

From an article in Virginia's Richmond Dispatch:

We also hear that Capt JB Ricketts, of the Federal army, who was wounded and captured in the battle of Manassas, will leave to-day for the North, having been exchanged for Capt DeLagnel. Mrs Ricketts who has shared his captivity from her own choice, accompanies him...

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