he Thirty-sixth regiment--under Colonel Keenon, was ordered out and the various roads picketed.
The railroad being again open to Louisville, exertions were made to ship the public papers and stores of every kind to that place.
All night long the work of loading the train was kept up, until every car was filled to its utmost capacity.
It is useless to say that the officers of the various departments and their clerks discharged their laborious duties with diligence.
On the morning of the ninth, the train containing the public property, with a guard, composed of the clerks of the various offices, and volunteers from the militia and strangers in the city — all under the command of Mr. J. B. Tilford, of the Adjutant--General's office--started for Louisville.
When nearing Pleasureville the road was discovered to be on fire.
The engine was immediately reversed, and the train attacked by guerrillas.
The guard succeeded in defending the train, on which a running fire was kept up for s