14 October 2015

On This Day: Deyo fatally shot

Charles Deyo was fatally shot at Shawangunk, Ulster County, NY on Tuesday, 12 October. The Lancaster Daily Intelligencer reported, On This Day in 1880, that Charles was accidently shot by a “playfellow.” 

Source

Lancaster Daily Intelligencer. (Lancaster, PA), 14 October 1880. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Library of Congress.  

 

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© Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman, 2015
Locations listed are located in Pennsylvania (USA), unless otherwise noted in post.