John Brown hanging

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.
He Make No Speech; He Dies Easy; The Body Hangs Half an Hour; Brown Firm and Dignified to the Last
A detailed description of the days leading up to the execution of John Brown, including an account of his last moments with his wife. The article is bylined "a Special Correspondent," later revealed to be the Tribune's New-York-based junior agricultural editor Henry S. Olcott, who gained access to the execution by volunteering for a Virginia militia charged with guarding Brown's body. The article emphasizes the high level of security and distrust of strangers in Charlestown that day, making Olcott's reporting especially daring and impressive.
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