From the Richmond Whig, 7/26/1864, p. 2, c. 5

ATTRACTIVE YOUNG WOMAN. - A young woman promenaded our streets yesterday, who, though by no means fair to look upon never moves abroad without attracting a crowd. We allude to Mary E. Walker, the Yankee Assistant Surgeon, who was caught within our lines last Spring, near Dalton. At her request she was, on yesterday, allowed to visit Gen. Gardner's headquarters, to consult him on the possibility of her obtaining a parole and being allowed to go North. The General promised to consider her case. This deluded female would have been sent North long ago but for the fact that since she has been incarcerated, she has been detected in some ilicit correspondence.

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