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ock in the middle of it, whence they fought with two hundred Virginians, who lined either bank, until two of them were dead, and a third mortally wounded, when the fourth surrendered. Kagi, Brown's Secretary of War, was one of the killed. William H. Leeman, one of Brown's captains, being pursued by scores, plunged into the river, a Virginian wading after him. Leeman turned round, threw up his empty hands, and cried, Don't shoot! The Virginian fired his pistol directly in the youth's face — hLeeman turned round, threw up his empty hands, and cried, Don't shoot! The Virginian fired his pistol directly in the youth's face — he was but twenty-two--and shattered his head into fragments. By this time, all the houses around the Armory buildings were held by the Virginians. Capt. Turner, who had fired the first shot in the morning, was killed by the sentinel at the Arsenal gate, as he was raising his rifle to fire. Here Dangerfield Newby, a Virginia slave, and Jim, one of Col. Washington's negroes, with a free negro, who had lived on Washington's estate, were shot dead; and Oliver Brown, another of the old man's son
y, Col. C. W., goes to Charleston, 442. Leavenworth, Kansas, outrages at, 239; 335. Leavitt, Judge, in case of Margaret Garner, 219. Lecompton, Kansas, Convention at, 240. Lecompton Constitution, the, submitted to a vote of the people, 249-50; finally rejected, 250. Lee, Col. (Union,) at Ball's Bluff, 623. Lee, Gen. Robert E., brings reenforcements against old Brown at Harper's Ferry, 293; takes command( of Rebel forces in Virginia, 518, commands in West Virginia, 525-6. Leeman, Wm. H., killed at Harper's Ferry, 292. Leigh, Benj. Watkins, Comm'r to S. C., 100; 110. Lesesne, Mr., of S. C., favors cooperation, 333. Letcher, John, his politics, etc., 225: his peculiar position as Governor of Virginia, 340; hastes to join the traitors, 342; calls his Legislature together, 348; his letters to L. P. Clover, of Ill., 397; considers New England past forgiveness, 438; his answer to the President's requisition, 459; 465; proclaims the adoption of the Confederate Co