Execution of deserters from 11th cavalry.

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Execution of deserters from 11th cavalry. - Eifculion of Dounty Jumpers. Ikhiihatous, Dec,...
Eifculion of Dounty Jumpers. Ikhiihatous, Dec, 23. To - day Chas Bellingley.of tho 7th Ind. baltnrr.'lThot IUan of the Slst Inf. and John Murray of the 11th cavalry, were shot to death with muikotrr. at Camp n , . ... .... u. tsurnsiae, in mis vicinity, xnero were fmt sentenced for desertion, but a telegram telegram waa received from the President reprieving reprieving Thomas Doyle of tho 11th cavalry cavalry for ton dnjs. The men who dolivored up tholr lives, convicted as deserters, met tueir rate noroicauy. i wo ortnem,seated on their coffins, foil dead on the first vol - one was only woundod, and a deputed porson urproachod and shot mm mroucn ine ncaa to nut Dim out oi hia misery. Too Rev. Father Beisoinet oi st. jonn a (uatnriic; cnurcn, aitonaea the unfortunates sinco their condemnation and each one kissed tho cruel fli before he died. By our military authorities, this terrible aruir wu conauctea wun great order and decorum. Yory fow cltisens wore present. It is supposed that an ex ample for deserters and bounty Jumpers naa to oe - maao. it was maae, ana . an awful warning it is to all that class for the future Tho bodies of the men slain were conveyed to the Catholic burying ground ana aocenuy interna.

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  1. Fort Wayne Daily Gazette,
  2. 27 Dec 1864, Tue,
  3. Page 2

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