From the Richmond Dispatch, 8/10/1864, p.1, c. 6

Recapture of Confederate Deserters. – During the recent raid of Hunter’s forces in the Valley, the following deserters from our army were recaptured in their ranks: D. Ratcliffe, member of company H, Twenty-sixth Virginia battalion; Sherrard Atkins, of company H, Twenty-third Virginia battalion, and J. T. Gunride, of company H, Seventeenth Virginia cavalry. They were committed to Castle Thunder to be tried by court-martial.

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