From the Richmond Dispatch, 1/26/1864, p. 1, c. 7
The Trial of Forde. – In Judge Lyons’s Court yesterday the trial of Forde was begun in earnest. The testimony of Messrs. Bowen, Harwood, Quarles, and Godwin, and Dr. Peachy, was taken, but no new facts were developed. At the conclusion of the examination of the above named witnesses the hour of 4 o’clock arrived, when the Court adjourned till 10 o’clock this morning.
Airing the jury. – About five o’clock yesterday afternoon Sergeant Dudley took the jury in the Forde case in charge, and, after forming them into couples, marched them for recreation through some portions of the city, after which they returned to their quarters much refreshed and invigorated.