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The Daily Dispatch: June 30, 1864., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
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rook, of Cynthiana, had some slaves who came to Covington to enlist. One of them was rejected. Captain Wilson, then in command at Covington, ordered him to be returned to his master. When Ashbrook reached Cynthiana he put the slave in jail and ordered the jailor to give him a certain number of ashes daily until further orders. The jailor, John Bruce, whipped him two days successively, and on the third day notified Ashbrook that if he whipped the slave again he was afraid he would die. I. T. Martin took back one of his negroes under similar circumstances and whipped him almost to death. Cynthiana is to day the headquarters for skulking rebels. Scouting parties have developed the fact that Waldron's mill, a few miles west of that place, is a rebel rendezvous, and that the gang now in Trimble county, a short time ago were there, having been collected from the debris of Morgan's forces, and still threaten a descent on stations below Falmouth, on the Kentucky Central, when they th