Joseph Lewis “Joe” Brassell
Pictorial History of Putnam County Tennessee, pg, 81.
New York Public Library Digital Library Image Details
Image Title: Hanging of Joseph and George Andrew Brassell for murder of Russell and John J. Allison of Putnam Co., TN.
Creator: Woodward, J. Fletch - Photographer.
Created Date: 1878
Source: Robert N. Dennis collection of stereoscopic views/United States/States/Tennessee/Stereoscopic views of Tennessee
Source Description: Approx. 72,000 stereoscopic views: 10 x 18 cm. or smaller.
Location: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building/Photography Collection, Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs.
Catalog Call Number: MFY Dennis Coll: 92-F33.
Digital ID: g92f033_001f
Record ID: 740737
Digital Item Published: 12-8-2005; updated 3-25-2011.
Joseph Lewis "Joe" Brassell
b. ca. 1853, KY
d. 27 March 1878, Putnam Co., TN
Father: Egbert Hickman Brassell (1817-1899)
Mother: Mary L. Baker (1823-1908)
Buried: Brassell Graveyard, Baxter, Putnam Co., TN
See The Brassell Hangings and other stories in the Putnam County History section
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