December 24, 1866
There is a rumor going around Richmond that a United States soldier killed a black man. However, there is no specific information explaining what happened.
Rumored Murder.--There was a rumor yesterday to the effect that a negro had been murdered at Camp Jackson late Friday night by a United States soldier. We were unable to obtain any particulars.
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