From the Richmond Enquirer, 5/23/1862, p. 2, c. 7

CORONER'S INQUEST. – An inquest was held on Wednesday evening, at the Fourth Georgia Hospital, by Acting Coroner Sanxay, upon the view of the body of Edward Conner, a member of the 21st Mississippi Regiment. No facts could be elicited by which the affair can be immediately traced up. – The deceased was received upon his own application at the above named hospital on Sunday, having received a serious wound in the abdomen, which he said was inflicted by one of a party unknown to him, with whom he was going to his regiment. He died on Wednesday, from the effects of his wound, about three o'clock in the afternoon.

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