NP: July 18, 1864 Richmond Examiner: A Deserter from Parker’s VA Artillery

   

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in July 1864

$50 REWARD. Deserted, on or about the 2d instant [July 2, 1864], BENJAMIN F. ROACH, of Parker’s [VA] Battery, stationed near the “Howlett House,” Chesterfield.—Roach is nineteen years old; quite small; dark skin; light hair and eyes. He is from Charles City county, but is to live in Caroline, near Milford depot. The above reward will be paid if he is lodged in Castle Thunder, subject to my order.

WILLIAM W. PARKER, Captain Artillery.1

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  1. No title. Richmond Examiner. July 18, 1864, p. 1 col. 6

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