From the Richmond Sentinel, 11/1/1864, p. 1, c. 3
DESERTER SHOT. - Henry Howell,
4th Alabama regiment, was on yesterday shot in the presence of Field’s division
for desertion. He deserted his regiment, and was, about a month ago, captured in
the Yankee ranks in Yankee uniform. He was conveyed to Castle Thunder to the
place of execution in a wagon, being accompanied by his coffin.
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