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Subject is exactly hanging
New York Tribune article titled, "John Brown's Invasion." Written by  Henry S. Olcott.

John Brown's Hanging - Henry S. Olcott - New York Tribune

Olcott volunteered to cover the hanging of John Brown for the New York Tribune when the newspaper's regular correspondent had to flee under threat of Southern ire at his dispatches. He posed as a member of the Petersburg Grays, one of the regiments sent to Charles Town to guard Brown's body.