--Miss Bridges, the actress, had a grand benefit at the Atalanta Theatre last Tuesday night. At the close of the performance Gen. W. F. Howard ascended the stage and presented her a purse containing a thousand dollars. The lady was according to a contemporary, nearly overcome by the unexpectedness of the event.
The Daily Dispatch: June 5, 1863. Richmond Dispatch. 2 pages. by Cowardin & Hammersley. Richmond. June 5, 1863. microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mi : Proquest. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm.
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