A notorious desperado killed in North Carolina—a company of soldiers after his confederates—a defaulting book-keeper in Chicago.

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“A notorious desperado killed in North Carolina—a company of soldiers after his confederates—a defaulting book-keeper in Chicago.” New York Times December 18, 1870, page 1.

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Brief report. Jack [misspelling for Zack] McLaughlin was killed by Henry Biggs. The article notes that “the affair caused a great deal of excitement and much rejoicing in Robeson County, where McLaughlin’s many and bloody deeds made him a terror to all good citizens.”

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