White went swaggering on observing that he would serve any one who interfered with him in the same manner.
Susan was removed to the Charity Hospital where lingeringly she lived for two months and then died of her injuries.
Previous to the shooting White had seen Susan, so as to know her, but there had never been any intimacy with her, and three days before the fatal meeting a free women of color beard him threaten to shoot Susan the first time he met her. He said in the presence of Alice Gray, a woman of bad repute, that became here to fight for the Union and to put down the Secesh, and that Susan was one of them.
This same woman saw the deceased and the accused meet on the street.
He spoke to her, but she flirted her dress scornfully and said she wasn't afraid of any Yankee--. This witness also said that Susan on this occasion unbuttoned her dress as if she was about to draw a weapon.
This, however, was denied by other witnesses.
It was clearly shown the wound inflicte