So what happened? Why was a man with a history of violence (and who was both legally insane and legally blind) able to access guns and commit murder? And get away with it?
|David's daughter Mary. She died of diphtheria in 1878 at the |
age of 9, along with all of her siblings.
|Clarksville Weekly Leaf-Chronicle, June 5, 1896|
|Clarksville Weekly Leaf-Chronicle, Feb. 19, 1897|
|Members of the Forbes Bivouac (Confederate veteran association) in Clarksville, Tennessee. David is probably in this photo. Date unknown. Courtesy University of Tennessee, Knoxville Library|