Historian’s Office, Martyrdom Account, Draft

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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8 A. M. went to the to get a pass.
8.20 A. M. Joseph wrote to as follows: “ (copy letter) Amen. Smith.”
8.30 A. M. returned to Jail.
8.40 A. M. and called; they said another consultation of <​the​> officers had taken place, and the former orders <​of the ​> for marching to with the whole army were countermanded.
<​*​> ’s <​& his​> company of troops were ordered to accompany the to . The Carthage Greys, who had but two days before been under arrest for insulting the Commanding General, and whose conduct had been more hostile to the prisoners than that of any other Company, were selected <​by ​> to guard the prisoners, (and superintend the work of death) at the jail; and the other troops composed of the mob whom the <​​> had found at , and had mustered into the service of the , including those rendezvoused at Golden’s Point, from and who had [p. 41]
went to the to get a pass.
8.20 A. M. Joseph wrote to as follows: “ (copy letter) Amen. Smith.”
8.30 A. M. returned to Jail.
8.40 A. M. and called; they said another consultation of the officers had taken place, and the former orders of the for marching to with the whole army were countermanded.
* ’s & his company of troops were ordered to accompany the to . The Carthage Greys, who had but two days before been under arrest for insulting the Commanding General, and whose conduct had been more hostile to the prisoners than that of any other Company, were selected by to guard the prisoners, at the jail; and the other troops composed of the mob whom the had found at , and had mustered into the service of the , and who had [p. 41]
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