From the Richmond Sentinel, 5/18/1863

Hollywood Cemetery. - It is a disgrace to humanity that this beautiful place of repose for the dead is not secure from the desecrating touch of those who, from their sex, are naturally expected to set a good example to the vicious. On recent occasions, graves have been robbed by young females, of the flowers planted there by the hand of affection, and bouquets, carried away to adorn their persons or their parlors. This would scarcely admit of belief, in the absence of proof; but the fact is attested by the persons who have witnessed it, and therefore cannot be controverted. He or she who would botanize upon a grave, may be deemed capable of almost any wickedness.

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