From the Richmond Examiner, 6/4/1864, p. 1, col. 3
CASES AT THE CASTLE. – Peter Bowman, a supposed spy, but withal a supposed crazy man, and a resident of Chesterfield county, was received at the Castle on Thursday night, forwarded by Colonel Miner, in command of the military post at Farmville. Yesterday Bowman changed his name, and answered to any thing else than the name under which he was he was registered. John Edwards, alias John Tales, captured from the enemy as a prisoner of war, was recognized as a deserter from the third Georgia battalion. He deserted, took the oath of allegiance, and entered the ranks of the invader. – He was remanded to the Castle for trial by court martial, and the question is one of life or death with him.
John H. Marr, citizen, was committed upon a charge of treason.