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The Daily Dispatch: September 11, 1863., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
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Attempt to escape --our man shot. --Yesterday morning, about five o'clock, a bold attempt was made by several prisoners to escape from the city jail. Their names are Wm. Fitzgerald, G. W. Farrell. James Smith, Geo. G. Scott, Gen. Elam, Robert Burch, and Chas. Mitchell. From the officers of the prison we obtained the following particulars of the affairs. At the hour mentioned above the guard on the outside of the jail were made aware of the movements of the escaping prisoners, and stat others beat a hasty retreat from the roof down into the yard and through the hole in the cells which they had made, the guard continuing to fire until the whole of them had disappeared. Hastening to the spot, the wounded man was found to be Geo. G. Scott, a person of desperate character, and the same who is charged with the murder in jail, some time since, of a fellow prisoner named Powers. He was lying on his face in a helpless condition, bleeding profusely from his wounds. After his remov