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The Daily Dispatch: November 4, 1864., [Electronic resource] 3 1 Browse Search
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"Bill Anderson." --"An eye-witness" furnishes the St. Joseph (Missouri) Journal with some items in reference to Captain Bill Anderson and the affair at Centralia, with a description of the man. He appears to be a man about five feet ten inches high, rather slim, black beard, long black hair, inclined to curl; and, altogether, a promising-looking man of about thirty-two years of age. He told the Yankees captured that they had just killed six of his soldiers, scalped them, and leftCaptain Bill Anderson and the affair at Centralia, with a description of the man. He appears to be a man about five feet ten inches high, rather slim, black beard, long black hair, inclined to curl; and, altogether, a promising-looking man of about thirty-two years of age. He told the Yankees captured that they had just killed six of his soldiers, scalped them, and left them on the prairies. He was too honorable to permit any man to be scalped, but he would show them that he could kill them, with as much rapidity and skill as anybody. Should Federal hands, he should expect no quarter, and none; and all Federal soldiers falling into his hands would be put to death. It is only due to him to say that his whole family has been murdered ruthlessly by men in Federal uniform — even his mother and sisters.--He is only retaliating.