Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Gen. Elam” in article pos=12 of The Daily Dispatch: September 11, 1863., [Electronic resource]:
--Yesterday morning, about five o'clock, a bold attempt was made by several prisoners to escape from the city jail.
Their names are Wm. Fitzgerald, G. W. Farrell.
James Smith, Geo. G. Scott, Gen. Elam , Robert Burch, and Chas. Mitchell.
From the officers of the prison we obtained the following particulars of the affairs.
At the hour mentioned above the guard on the outside of the jail were made...
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