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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8. (ed. Frank Moore) 2 0 Browse Search
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kill the d — d soldiers and burn the town, or die in the attempt; and at various places he was heard to threaten to cut out the hearts of the d — d Abolitionists, and use kindred expressions. How many there were of the copperheads we do not know, nor can we estimate the number, save by the size of the squads that retreated in several directions. We think there may have been from one hundred to one hundred and fifty, and all mounted. Who their leaders were we do not know, precisely. J. H. O'Hair, Sheriff of this county, was seen to fire three times at the soldiers. John Frazier, while sitting on his horse, was seen to deliberately fire five times at them and then leave. Others of less prominence were equally warlike. Immediately after the soldiers arrived, squads, mounted upon all the horses that could be found, were started out in every direction in pursuit--Colonel Brooks in charge of one, Lieutenant Horner another, etc. Up to this writing, nine P. M., some twelve prisoner