Comments for: Hampden native joins circus, life of crime ends in execution

Posted Dec. 02, 2012, at 1:34 p.m.

Bad boy Albert H. Lunt could do no good, so 12 Union soldiers shot him dead at Hilton Head, S.C. on Monday, Dec. 1, 1862. And in case they missed, another dozen armed soldiers waited to use Lunt for target practice. Lunt seemed destined to pay for a life of …

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  • Anonymous

    Like Wayne Reilly, Brian Swarz does a great job of presenting a slice of life (and grim death) from another time, one that is all the more compelling to those of us who live in Maine because of common geography and culture. I suspect this sort of article rarely sparks even a fraction of the public comment generated by a run-of-the-mill sex scandal. Nonetheless, I also suspect there are many who read and enjoy such well written accounts of dramatic and nteresting events that befell those who long ago walked the same roads and streets we walk today. I think both these writers contribute much to the total package that is the Bangor Daily News. Well done.

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