Gen Dodge: “The man who guided the rebels to the bridge that was burned was hung today.”

Received letter from Brig. Gen. Grenville Dodge, “The man who guided the rebels to the bridge that was burned was hung today.  He had taken the oath.  The house of four others who aided have been burned to the ground.”

The Papers of Ulysses S Grant, Vol 5, p 249

P.C. Headley, The Life and Campaigns of General U.S. Grant, p 165

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