Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Col. Martin Burke” in article pos=44 of The Daily Dispatch: October 17, 1861., [Electronic resource]:
The following letter from the Secretary of War refers to the case of E. B. Schnabel:
War Department, Oct. 4, 1861. Sir
--I acknowledge the receipt of a communication from Col. Martin Burke , enclosing a letter from E. B. Schnabel, a prisoner at Fort Lafayette.
The person referred to is the son of a very worthy gentleman, a citizen of Pennsylvania, known to me for many years.
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