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Henry A. Crabb and 57 of his followers are executed by a Mexican firing squad

04/07/1857
In the northern Sonora town of Caborca, Mexico, near Hermosillo, the failed filibuster Henry A. Crabb and 57 of his followers are executed by a Mexican firing squad. Only sixteen year old Charles Evans is spared. (By Brian Bockelman)
Source Citation: 
David F. Marley, Wars of the Americas: A Chronology of Armed Conflict in the New World, 1492 to the Present (Santa Barbara, California:  ABC-CLIO, 1998), 523.

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