The State vs. the Dead Body of Isaac

the body mangled and Lacerated in such manner as exhibits clearly the fact that it had been crushed on the track

Date: 
December 1, 1856

Deceased

Description: 
negro man
Sex: 
Male
Race: 
Black
COD Category: 
Accident
COD Method/Implement: 
train
COD Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say and declare. . .that the said negro Isaac, as aforesaid came to his death, by having been Run over by the engine and train

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
magistrate acting as coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at a point on the South Carolina Rail Road [?] Brooks Mill creek

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
Inquest Images: 
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