Monday, January 19, 2009

Bartlett, a member of . . .

. . . the brigand Quantrell’s band in Western Missouri, was recently arrested and tried before a military commission on charge of having committed murders and with being accessory to the burning of Blue Bridge. On his trial he admitted the truth of these charges, and was sentenced to be hung. – He was executed in Independence Missouri on Friday of last week.

– Published in the Burlington Weekly Hawk-Eye, Burlington, Iowa, Saturday, April 19, 1862

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