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Civil War Harper's Weekly, April 15, 1865

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HARPER'S WEEKLY.

[APRIL 15, 1865.

236

CAMP OF REBEL PRISONERS AT ELMIRA, NEW YORK.—[SEE PAGE 230.]

her hand—" will ye tell him Maureen Lacey has a ring upon her finger ?"

And this was all the wedding that Bofin saw that day.

But little farther of Maureen Lacey is known to the writer of this history. The wreck of the ship in which Mike had been returning was one of those disasters whose details fill the daily newspapers in

winter time. Sewn in the poor fellow's jacket was found a note for a good little sum of money. The following year a fever visited the island, sweeping off, among others, Maureen's s'ep-mother, and all

her children but one. About a year after this Maureen sold all their worldly goods, and took her departure for America with her little brother in her arms.

PRISON IN CASEMATE NO. 2, FORT LAFAYETTE, NEW YORK HARBOR.—[SEE FIRST PAGE.]

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