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A Deserter Shot at Davenport 1863

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Posted By: Cheryl Locher Moonen (email)
Date: 5/22/2016 at 20:45:12

Dubuque Democratic Herald Oct. 1, 1863

A Deserter Shot at Davenport The Waterloo Courier says Deputy Provost Marshall Covert, of that place, took to Davenport last week, a deserter from an Indiana regiment, who was picked up in Blackhawk County, he had deserted the second time , and as soon as he reached Davenport a court marshal ordered him to be shot, which order was immediately executed . We have seen no mention of this in the Davenport papers.


 

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