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The Daily Dispatch: December 21, 1861., [Electronic resource], Sad case of sympathy — death of the son of a Richmond merchant. (search)
Sad case of sympathy — death of the son of a Richmond merchant. --We copy the following paragraph from the Philadelphia Press, of the 12th instant: Some three years since, a gentleman named Omohundro, a wealthy merchant of Richmond, Va., sent to Philadelphia to be educated two of his younger children, a brother and sister. The children were committed to the care of A. W. Rand, Esq., a friend of the family, and who placed them at a boarding school. Here they remained, and on account of pressing business engagements the father was unable to visit his offspring. Time wore on, and the breaking out of the Southern rebellion cut off all communication between parent and children.--Some three weeks since the lad, Silas Omohundro, was taken seriously ill with the typhoid fever, and, in spite of the exertions of skillful physicians and the tender solicitude of his guardian, he died on the 4th instant. Information of the lad's death was sent to General Wool, at Fortress Monroe, w