The State vs. the Dead Body of Hosea Jackson

Date: 
July 10, 1863

Deceased

Description: 
free person of color
Sex: 
Male
Cause of Death: 
Accident
Cause of Death Method: 
train
Inquest Finding: 

herewith decide that the said boy Hosea Jackson came to his death by his own carelessness and from no carelessness whatever on the part of the engineer

Slave Status: 
Free

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
magistrate acting as coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
upon the Rail Road of the Spartanburg & Union

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
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