Firearm

Description: 
of color
Sex: 
Male
Race: 
Black
COD Category: 
Homicide
COD: 
COD Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say that. . . he came to his death by means of a gun shot which entered about five inches below the right nipple & passed out just above the left [?] bone at Thor[?] Callaway's still house

Description: 
freedman
Sex: 
Male
Race: 
Black
Slave Status: 
Free
COD Category: 
Homicide
COD: 
COD Method/Implement: 
pistol
COD Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say that by a pistol shot on th Pendleton Road . . . fired from a pistol in the hands of a United States Soldier

Description: 
freedmen
Sex: 
Male
Race: 
Black
Slave Status: 
Free
COD Category: 
Homicide
COD: 
COD Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say . . . that the said George was willfully homicideed . . .received a bullet wound near the reg of the heart and lodged 2 1/2 inchs below the right nipple also a bullet wound in the left shoulder lodging in the body

Description: 
negro man, boy
Sex: 
Male
Race: 
Black
COD Category: 
Homicide
COD: 
COD Inquest Finding: 

who came to his death from a gun shot wound in the breast at the hands of Midleton Patterson

Description: 
freemen formerly the slave
Sex: 
Male
Race: 
Black
Slave Status: 
Free
COD Category: 
Homicide
COD: 
COD Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say that the said Henry was killed and homicideed by some person or persons by the discharge of a gun to the jurors unknown

Description: 
deserter
Sex: 
Male
Race: 
White
COD Category: 
Homicide
COD: 
COD Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say that . . .was killed and homicideed by some person or persons (by a gun shot (in the breast on the morng of the 4th inst) to) the jurors unknown

Description: 
negro man
Sex: 
Male
Race: 
Black
COD Category: 
Suicide
COD: 
COD Method/Implement: 
rifle
COD Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say that the deceased came to his death by ball shot from a rifle gun into his forehead causing instant death, the gun lying by his side, the ram rod drawn out and lying on the ground, a long forked stick lying lengthwise on the body

Sex: 
Male
Race: 
White
COD Category: 
Suicide
COD: 
COD Method/Implement: 
rifle
COD Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say that the deceased came to his death by shooting himself with a rifle gun, the ball sticking in the forehead and penetrating into the skull which caused instant death, his big toe placed on the trigger, the gun lying lengthwise on the body

Sex: 
Male
Race: 
White
COD Category: 
Homicide
COD: 
COD Method/Implement: 
rifle
COD Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say. . . came to his death. . . in consequence of a wound received on the sixth instance from a rifle ball

Description: 
colored
Sex: 
Male
Race: 
Black
COD Category: 
Homicide
COD: 
COD Method/Implement: 
pistol
COD Inquest Finding: 

do say that the deceased was willfully killed by the hand of one Isaac Putnam by shooting deceased with a pistol and that Silas Putnam was accessory to the killing about seven or eight oclock in the afternoon at the house of one John Smith

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