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The Daily Dispatch: August 8, 1863., [Electronic resource] 18 0 Browse Search
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ederate money — Revolutions of a murderer. David S. Shearer, the murderer of M. T. W. Taylor, near Kenoshaon Friday last. The Milwaukee Sentinel says: Shearer gave his profession, when asked by the entry clerk ct than that of guilty. Before his conviction Shearer was sent for by Gen. Rosecrans while he (Shearer) wShearer) was in jail at Kenosha, but the Sheriff in Kenosha county refused to give him up. Rosecrans expressed his determination to have him hung, as Shearer had been a regular spy for the rebels. Shearer was present at the batShearer was present at the battle of Corinth, and it was stated that he was drummed out of camp at that place. While in the South (Alabama and Arkansas) Shearer procured specimens of Confederate money — tens, twenties, fifties, and hundreds — and with the quality of this foreign counterfeit money, he (Shearer) took a one hundred dollar greenback into a bank in and gave him five twenty dollar greenbacks for it. Shearer states as a positive fact, that the counterfeit gre<