From the Richmond Sentinel, 10/24/1864, p. 1, c. 3

INQUEST. - An inquest was held Saturday on the body of James J. Brooks, the little boy shot and killed at Seabrook’s hospital, on Friday evening, by Wm. Bohannon. The verdict simply stated that the child came to his death by a gunshot wound inflicted by Bohannon. It was in evidence that the child was not more than five feet from Bohannon when the latter shot him. Bohannon was not a guard but a nurse at the hospital.

 

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