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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 4 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: September 9, 1861., [Electronic resource] 3 1 Browse Search
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A Sergeant shot dead by a commissary. --On Monday last, Capt. Ira B. Gibbs, of Cincinnati, shot and killed Sergeant John Joyce, of Company E, Second Kentucky Regiment, at Camp Gauley, under the following circumstances: Joyce and a number of men, who had just returned from a long and tedious scout, were ordered to work on the entrenchments. They refused to obey, and during the dispute which followed, Gibbs drew a pistol and shot the Sergeant dead. It was with difficulty that the troops wesary. --On Monday last, Capt. Ira B. Gibbs, of Cincinnati, shot and killed Sergeant John Joyce, of Company E, Second Kentucky Regiment, at Camp Gauley, under the following circumstances: Joyce and a number of men, who had just returned from a long and tedious scout, were ordered to work on the entrenchments. They refused to obey, and during the dispute which followed, Gibbs drew a pistol and shot the Sergeant dead. It was with difficulty that the troops were restrained from hanging him.