• Rifle Regiment arriving at Belle Point, 1817. Artwork by Michael Haynes

    Fort Smith

    National Historic Site AR,OK

April 27, 1888 Execution

Three men were hanged on April 27, 1888. Jackson Crow killed a prominent merchant named Charles Wilson in the Choctaw Nation in 1884. Owen Hill was convicted of the beating death of his mother-in-law and his wife. He was arrested after writing to a friend inquiring if his wife had died of her wounds. George Moss killed a rancher on the Red River after stealing his cattle.

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