From the Richmond Dispatch, 7/28/1864, p.1, c 6
Probable Murder of an Infant. – the lifeless body of a male infant, apparently about a year old, was found yesterday morning at the extreme end of 26th street and Union Hill. Constable Robinson, on learning the state of the case immediately summoned a jury of inquest but the county Justice, who repaired to the scene, and made ***inquiries among the neighbors who were standing around, decided that an inquest was unnecessary. Nothing could be excited throwing any light on the mysterious transaction.