Wheeling Daily Intelligencer
December 23, 1864
Death Of A Female Prisoner. – Miss Annie Murphy, one of the female prisoners committed to the Atheneum a couple of weeks ago, died yesterday morning of typhoid fever. The deceased formerly resided in Braxton county and was arrested upon the charge of tearing down government telegraph poles and acting as a spy for the enemy.
Timeline of West Virginia: Civil War and Statehood: December 1864