Escaped from Fort Delaware. From the Richmond Dispatch, August 19, 1900.A Mississippi Confederate tells how he and a comrade Escaped—Afloat on a ladder, then a tramp.
A story told by Sergeant Warren D. Reid, of Mississippi, for Mrs. J. R, McIntosh, Vice-Regent, Mississippi room, Confederate Museum.
The following thrilling story of the escape from Fort Delaware, by Sergeant Reid, of Holliday, Miss., and his cousin, Joseph G. Marable, now deceased, was written at the request of Mrs. McIntosh, to be placed by her in the Mississippi Room of the Confederate Museum, in this city, where, with relics and mementoes, and other stories of brave Mississippians, carefully and :affectionately placed by the vice-regents, generations to come will read of the self-sacrifices and heroism of the Confederate soldier. Sergeant Reid's story is as follows: