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NP: July 16, 1864 Richmond Daily Dispatch: Below Richmond

Editor’s Note: This article was transcribed by Bryce Suderow and is included in a collection of articles from the Richmond Daily Dispatch.  His transcription of this article is published here with his written permission.


Everything continues quiet. Our artillery indulge in an occasional shot at the Yankee transports, and are reported to have done them some damage. The enemy’s gunboats reply and continue to shell every locality on the north bank which is supposed to shelter a “rebel.”

Alexander Duvall, Jr. of the 2nd Company Richmond Howitzers was wounded and taken prisoner on Wednesday [July 13]. He had volunteered to go on a reconaissance with some cavalry and after he received his wound was taken off in a boat by some Yankee sailors.1


  1. “Below Richmond,” Richmond Daily Dispatch, July 16, 1864, p. 1 col. 2
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