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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8. (ed. Frank Moore) 1 1 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: July 23, 1861., [Electronic resource] 1 1 Browse Search
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ry raid into Eastern Tennessee and destroyed the Union and Wakuka Railroad bridges, a considerable amount of arms, rolling stock, etc. He returned to Kentucky with the loss of only ten men. On the thirtieth of March, Brigadier-General Gillmore engaged and defeated a large rebel force under General Pegram, near Somerset, Kentucky. Our loss in killed, wounded, and missing was only thirty; that of the enemy is estimated at five hundred. In June, the rebels attempted a raid into Harrison County, Indiana, but were driven back with the loss of sixty-three prisoners. About the same time, Colonel Sanders, with two pieces of artillery, the First Tennessee cavalry, and some detachments from General Carter's command, destroyed the railroad near Knoxville, and the bridges at Slate Creek, Strawberry Plains, and Massy Creek, captured ten pieces of artillery, one thousand stand of arms, and five hundred prisoners. Our loss was one killed and two wounded, and a few stragglers. About the
Shocking suicide. --A married lady named Francis Seymour, committed suicide lately in Harrison county, Indiana, by shooting herself. Her husband was near the house, attending to some business, and she took the gun down from the rack, cocked it, placed the muzzle against her abdomen, and pushed the trigger with the ramrod. The contents of the gun passed through her body, the shot coming out at her back. She lived about five hours afterward, and conversed rationally with her husband and friends. She gave no reason for the act. Execution and Confession of a Murderer. The negro, Toney Johnson, alias Thomas Shaw, whose capture we have noticed, we understand was hung by the citizens of the District Friday morning, at the Dean Forest Bridge, on the Ogechee Canal. The following is his confession: "I was brought by Henry Tucker from Virginia when I was seventeen years of age; I am now about twenty-four years old. I was sold to Dr. Briggs, in Troupville, Ga. and was s