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The Daily Dispatch: January 24, 1862., [Electronic resource] 9 1 Browse Search
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Shot for insubordination. Petersburg, Jan. 21. --Two members of Wallace's Richmond Company (Wise Legion) were shot to-day at the Norfolk depot for insubordination. The first was shot by Capt. Gustavus Wallace with a pistol, and was instantly killed, and the other was shot by a sentinel. The latter still lives, but his recovery is hopeless. The names of the men shot were George and Campbell. Their given names were not obtained. Shot for insubordination. Petersburg, Jan. 21. --Two members of Wallace's Richmond Company (Wise Legion) were shot to-day at the Norfolk depot for insubordination. The first was shot by Capt. Gustavus Wallace with a pistol, and was instantly killed, and the other was shot by a sentinel. The latter still lives, but his recovery is hopeless. The names of the men shot were George and Campbell. Their given names were not obtained.
The shooting of two of Capt. Wallace's men in Petersburg. In our telegraph column on the morning of the 22d inst., we mentioned the fact that two of Capt. Wallace's men had been shot for insuboCapt. Wallace's men had been shot for insubordination, in Petersburg, last Tuesday evening. We gather the following particulars of the sad affair from the Express, of Wednesday: The regiment arrived from Richmond between one and two o'clopossible, heedless of all consequences. One of them John George, by name, belonging to Captain Gustavus Wallace a company, of Richmond Virginia, was noticed by the Captain, just as he was on the care towards the Captain, advanced, and had placed one foot on the platform of the depot, when Captain Wallace drew his pistol, and true to his word, shot him. The ball entered George's forehead, just and a rush made thither. It was ascertained there that Frederick Campbell, a member also of Captain Wallace's company, had disobeyed orders. After witnessing the above fearful warning, he had left t