From the Richmond Dispatch, 5/29/1862, p. 2, c. 4

Man Robbed. – A soldier was enticed in the old United States Hotel, on Main street, yesterday, by parties who pretended friendship, and after getting in was knocked down by one and robbed by another of all his money. Reporting the circumstances at the office of Assistant Provost Marshal Alexander, officers Thomas and Causey were sent down to hunt up the parties and they were so fortunate as to apprehend both and lodge them in Castle Godwin. The stolen money was recovered. The officers while at the Hotel succeeded in catching a man who had opened a bar-room in the third story of the building, and was dispensing indifferent whiskey at twenty-five cents per glass.

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