Clipped From Semi-Weekly Wisconsin

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 - . JW« learn' from <tetecbv£ -Barmore, who...
. JW« learn' from <tetecbv£ -Barmore, who returned from Busserrille, Ky^. yesterday, ""* to that atthe-clOBe _ •, T: of - .the Confedeiate Inny, -^_i < L -^ * 1 ?. ho '' > * »n4 JftTsS^. no money wito wjucb to/ purchase Qjo2GX&f~ clothmg, continued'' to wear fhis uniform. This seems to have 1 been 1 exceedingly distasteful to a Major N. C.' Lawrsnc*, then of th»Federal army.and an officer of th« Freedmen s Bureau at Bassehille. The latter, accompanied by a guard of two or three 1 soldiers at 1 that time, went to McCarty, took forcible possession of bi» „ g»y / coat and peremptorily eom- bim to keep his d—^ moutb sbut* reported we action of Lavxence. _ ffi£--V nm Tflffn i ?flTltun' tg h rt rebuked ^ncc:forl»Tui« gonBQoatside of his f,~ nnd 1 ofderedlun fb-retern £he coat From tins sprang ffl-feebngs-, • which re-suited, last Tuesday rn tWideatiiof law- wiftnii ^Tf-ifc ^ pa p^yj |3j niB CUflUjy* — i, It appears that Lawrence went^to the store where-McCarty was enrpl6yed-aB a clerk, and cursed and abused tarn on account of his former "rebel'' proclivities. McCarty controlled his temper,. toldLaw- renee that he wanted nothing to do with renee that he wanted n him, and requested him to leave'the store. As soon as Lawrence had stepped outside the door he turned- >andt fired at McCarfcy, who was still insfdd;" inflicting^ a mortal wojmd m a- part o£ bodV where he had been r wounded dnnng. the war r Kotwithstanding McCar^'s wound, he rushed upon Lawrence" and finally 'succeeded in getting his revolver oufr'of his hand. / Lawrence then: endevbred to-"make a hasty retreat, "but was "killed before he had gone any distance, having been, shot three times in the body with the same revolver with which lie intended- to HU McCarty.

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  1. Semi-Weekly Wisconsin,
  2. 27 Jun 1868, Sat,
  3. Page 1

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