From the Richmond Dispatch, 1/24/1863, p. 2, c. 3

Arrested for Forgery. – A man representing himself as Capt J M Bennett, of Co E, 4th Va Regt. presented to the Confederate States Paymaster in Richmond, on Thursday, a pay roll for $1,074.66 for services rendered whose liquidation he asked. The name of W. H. Taylor, Adjutant General of the army in front of Fredericksburg, signed to the document, was pronounced by the Paymaster to be a forgery, and thereupon the party presenting the pay-roll was lodged in Castle Lightning, in charge of Capt. Booker. It is thought that there is a Captain Bennett attached to the 4th regiment, but the Paymaster did not believe that the individual who presented the pay-roll was the same man. The furlough of the latter, purporting to be from Gen. Lee, was ascertained to be a forgery.

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