“Interruption of a Political Meeting,” New York Herald, August 26, 1860, p. 4: 6.
New York Herald
Interruption of a Political Meeting
Don Sailer, Dickinson College
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Interruption of a Political Meeting.
EVANSVILLE, Ind., August 25, 1860.
A republican meeting at Newburg, Indiana, last night, was interrupted by a band of men led on by Sol. [Keeper?], the Town Marshal. Pistols were fired into the crowd, and several persons injured. The republicans finally drove their assailants from the ground.