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The Daily Dispatch: March 19, 1861., [Electronic resource] 10 0 Browse Search
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Murder of an American. --Ogden York, son of a highly respectable citizen of New Orleans, was murdered by bandits on the 3d inst., while on his way from Vera Cruz to the city of Mexico, in a stagcompelled every passenger to descend from the coach, and, while obeying the order, one of them, Mr. York, was struck on the back of the head with the hilt of a sword in the hands of one of the bandits, and he (York) becoming enraged by the unwanted and unprovoked assault, immediately drew a revolver, which was concealed, and fired five shots at his assailant, each one taking effect and killing him instantly. The others, in revenge for the loss of their comrade, attacked Mr. York on all sides, and in a few moments cut him down with their swords --killing him almost immediately, and also woundipelled every passenger to lay on the ground, with their face down ward, for an hour or more, when they were permitted to place the body of Mr. York in the stage and proceed to the village of Perote.