Henry S. Olcott

Petersburg, Va., Nov. 27, 1859
An article describing the fervent mood in the South immediately preceding John Brown's execution. The author was later revealed to be Henry S. Olcott, who attended the hanging undercover.
John Brown's Remains
Written after John Brown's execution, this article details the shipment of Brown's remains back to New York. It then goes on to summarize the days leading to his death. Although not signed, the author was later revealed to be Tribune's junior reporter Henry S. Olcott, who managed to witness the execution by going undercover as a member of a southern militia.
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