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SHOT HIMSELF WHEN CAUGHT-Callahan-1895

CALLAHAN, ALBERSON

Posted By: cheryl Locher moonen (email)
Date: 4/2/2020 at 21:13:47

Cascade Pioneer, published in Cascade, Iowa on Friday, August 2nd, 1895

SHOT HIMSELF WHEN CAUGHT
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In an effort to arrest Sam Callahan, John Alberson, city marshal of Hamburg, was shot, the wound not thought a fatal one. Callahan, made his way homeward, east of town, but was soon overtaken by a posse of men who started in pursuit. Callahan in his fight for liberty shot himself through the hand. He was under the influence of liquor.


 

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