Clipped From Logansport Pharos-Tribune

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altar of duty life of Bartholdi to us out pleading anew when but Republic for the in the from, the our battlefield the ranks slaughter drenched which own hoys utmost be to or set is to support and mean have Loans. PBOBE TARRING AND FEATHERINGJJF SELECTS CAMP SHERMAN, O., April 9.--Col. Hannum, of the SSth 'Engineers, is conducting an investigation into the tarring and feathering of Corporal Burrows, of Cleveland, Private Fosnock, also of Cleveland, and Private Brinkenberk, of Akron, by their comrades in Company B, 308th Engineers. The affair took place Saturday night, but did not become known until night and was the outcome of the entire company being punished because of the over-staying of passes by of the selects. The three boys assert Captain J. Ring of Nashville, Tenn., commanding the company, told the soldiers that punishment was in their hands, j the trio returned after overstaying i their passes, following promulgation of a rule, abolishing week-end passes to the entire company it passes over-stayed. The men were stripped, tar applied and feathers from pillows sprinkled upon them. They were then taken showers and gasoline used to remove the coating. The three boys say .soldiers participated in the affair. None of the men were injured.

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  1. Logansport Pharos-Tribune,
  2. 09 Apr 1918, Tue,
  3. Page 6

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