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The Daily Dispatch: May 3, 1864., [Electronic resource], From the Peninsula.--the enemy Landing at West Point. (search)
egro remarked, "Susan, what's the matter?" Her reply was she had been shot. Montelle did not inquire who did it; but immediately asked for a drink of water, and then left the house. As soon as I could get through with an engagement which I had I returned to where Susan had been first found, but she had been taken away. With the assistance of some of the members of the night police I then went in search of Montelle, and succeeded in arresting him. He had a pistol in his belt. Watchman Perdue substantiated Hicks's statement, and also testified that a negro woman occupying the same house with Susan told him Montelle shot her. Henry Morse, sworn.--Saw Montelle when he drove up to Susan Hill's gate, and alighting from the buggy, go into her house; soon after heard two reports of a pistol, but did not know who did the shooting. In a few minutes Susan ran out of the house, and, going around the back yard, jumped over the fence into the yard of another negro, into whose house she