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The Daily Dispatch: November 10, 1863., [Electronic resource], The fight in-lookout Valley — Details of the engagement. (search)
Murder by robbers. --Justice Baker, of Henrico county, held an inquest yesterday morning over the body of Wm. Black, a resident of Rocketts old field, who died last Saturday night of injuries inflicted upon his person the Thursday night previous by a hand of robbers. Mr. Black, and a friend named Brennan, employed in the armory, had been paid off that day, and on their way home that evening stopped at a barber's shop in Rocketts, east of the bridge, and were shaved. On leaving the barberRocketts, east of the bridge, and were shaved. On leaving the barber's shop they noticed several persons on the opposite side of the street, but suspected nothing, and passed on in the direction of their homes.--After going some few hundred yards, and whilst walking arm in arm in high conversation, some one from the rear gave Black a violent blow upon the back of his head with a slung-shot or other blunt instrument, fracturing his skull badly and knocking him down. Brennan seeing two men nigh, ran his hands into his pockets and threatened to kill either of them