Thursday, August 04, 2016

Illinoians Weber, Brown and Ingalls

In November 1865, three Northern men were murdered near the old Sharon Community near the Rusk-Panola county lines of Texas, and buried in unmarked gravesJames W. Weber, of Sangamon County, Illinois, and two other members of the 10th Illinois Cavalry USA -- William M. Brown, also of Sangamon County, and John Ingalls, of Madison County, Illinois -- were robbed and killed by four armed desperadoes.

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