Montpelier, VT Celebration Accident, Apr 1867
Celebration Accident in Vermont.
MONTPELIER, Vt., Wednesday, April 3. A painful accident occurred here to-day, occasioned by the premature discharge of a gun used in firing a salute in honor of the result of the late election in Connecticut. PETER LEMROIN had both arms and a leg blown off, and received other injuries. He cannot live. ALEXANDER JANGREAN had one hand badly mangled, and is otherwise seriously injured.
The New York Times, New York, NY 4 Apr 1867