From the Richmond Enquirer, 6/13/1864

OAKWOOD CEMETERY. – The remarks in this column on Saturday relative to the neglect in promptly burying the dead were designed to apply alone to Oakwood and not Hollywood Cemetery, as the heading of the piece about the matter would seem to indicate. We have heard of no neglect or want of force at Hollywood to do the necessary offices of humanity to our gallant dead, but have heard much this and the past Summer in reference to Oakwood Cemetery. – The majority of the soldiers and some of the officers of the Confederate army who die in the Richmond Hospitals from disease or wounds received in battle are interred at Oakwood Cemetery. If the superintendent of the grounds has not enough force properly to perform the work of interment, it would seem to be a very easy matter for the Government to order out a score of able-bodied Yankees daily to help him. If not Yankees, let the government take some of the stalwart darkeys now in the military prisons here, and set them to digging graves.

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