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The Daily Dispatch: September 27, 1861., [Electronic resource] 3 1 Browse Search
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A lady, of romantic turn, who was arrested the other day in Lynchburg, the Republican of that place says, was sent down to Richmond day before yesterday as a suspicious character. She had on a man's apparel, and represented that she was on her way to fight the battles of the South, and had chosen this disguise as appropriate to the battle-field; that she had been twice married; and that her real name was Keith, though she had registered her name at a hotel as "Lieut. Buford." Her dashing manners, fine appearance, gay uniform, and perfect physique, had caused her to be "the observed of all observers" even before her arrest. She must now be in Richmond, though we, claiming to be an industrious quidnunc, have not heard of her arrival here.
woman, dressed up in the habiliments of the sterner sex. Our police, ever on the alert of suspicious characters, and knowing of no good reason why the gay one should have donned the "pants" instead of the gown, quickly arrested her, and carried her before Anderman Saunders, who, after a tedious examination, being unable to find out much either favorable or unfavorable to the suspected party, determined to send her to Richmond for the Secretary of War to examine. She gave her name as Mrs. Mary Ann Keith, of Memphis, Tonnessee, but registered at the Piedmont House as Lieut. Buford. Said she had been married twice, her first husband having been a member of Sherman's famous battery; her second was in the Southern army, but she stated that she was separated from him for some reason she did not make known. She declared she was all right on the Southern question, and scouted the idea of being a spy. She said her reason for dressing in soldier clothes was, that she had determined to fight