From the Richmond Dispatch, 7/22/1864, p.1, c 6

Charged with Robbery. – Officers Chalkley and Ellis arrested yesterday afternoon Monteith Regan, a white man, charged with stealing $300 in Confederate money from Henrietta, slave of Mrs. Nancy Melton; and Lewis, slave of Hay Holmes, charged with stealing $400 in money from Richard Reins. They were committed to the cage to await a hearing before the Mayor this morning.

Go to top