Hazlett and Stevens, the last of John Brown's captured co-conspirators, go on trial in Virginia

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In Charlestown, Virginia the trials began of Aaron Stevens and Albert Hazlett, two of John Brown's men who helped him attack Harpers Ferry the previous October.  The Grand Jury brought indictments and jury selection began the following day.  The last of the conspirators tried, both men were later found guilty of murder, treason, and conspiring with slaves to revolt and hanged together in Charlestown on March 16, 1860. (By John Osborne) 
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"Trial of Stephens and Hazlett at Charlestown," New York Times, February 3, 1860, p. 4.

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