From the Richmond Dispatch, 12/18/1862, p. 1, c.

Death of Soldiers. – George W. Hitchcock, of the 18th Mississippi regiment, Assistant Commissary of the Libby and other prisons, died yesterday morning at the Howard Grove Hospital of small pox. –The disease developed itself last Friday, and he was carried thither on that day. J. Oldham, company B, 49th North Carolina, and B. Smith, company C, 37th North Carolina, at Castle Thunder, awaiting transportation to their regiments, died yesterday morning of pneumonia.

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