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s, under an allotment made by the Military Board, were lately seized by lawless persons and taken away from their place of deposit in Mayfield; and it being reported to me that a portion of said arms have been distributed among individuals in Fulton County, contrary to law and the authority of the Military Board, and said Military Board having passed the following order: military Board, Frankfort, Aug. 1, 1861. On motion of General Dudley, Resolved, That his Excellency, the Governor, be requested to take such steps as he may think best calculated for the recovery of the public arms forcibly taken from Mayfield and carried to Fulton County. A copy-attest. P. Swigert. --Now, therefore, I, B. Magoffin, Governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, do now issue this, my proclamation, commanding every citizen or other person, within the jurisdiction of this State, having in his possession any arms or munitions thus unlawfully seized as above stated, forthwith to deliver up
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 34. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.6 (search)
fourteen year old daughter of Judge and Mrs. Robert L. Rodgers, a brilliant and talented girl, who has won a succession of badges, medals and blue ribbons since she first started to school. On May 23, 1906, she won the McDowell Wolff medal for the best essay on Prisoners of the Civil War, and was, also, awarded the prize offered by the State School Commissioner of Georgia, for the best essay on Events of 1861—Their Importance and Influence, her essay being adjudged the best sent from Fulton county. She was valedictorian of the West End School, when it closed, and was at the same time announced the leader of her class for the year. Judge Rodgers, her father, is the historian of the Atlanta Camp of Confederate Veterans. It is gratifying to be informed that the cruel stigma may be removed from the memory of Captain Wirz. At a meeting of the Louisiana Historical Association held in New Orleans, January 2d, 1907, the Secretary laid before the Board correspondence regarding a
The Fulton Dragoons, Capt. B. C. numbering 100 men, from Fulton county, and arrived in Richmond yesterday.
The Nativity of Picayune Butler --A gentleman of this city yesterday informed us that Butler, the brute-beast, is a native of Jackson county, in this State, and that a brother of his, a highly respectable gentleman, now resides in that county.--He gave us the names or several persons well known in that part of Georgia--one living in Fulton county--who know Butler from his birth till he left the State. This is something we never heard before, and was, to us, an unpleasant announcement. We had always supposed he was a native of the only place that is fit to produce his like--Massachusetts; though we have observed this: when a Southern man becomes completely Yankeeized he is the meanest of all. Of this class are Pope, born in Kentucky; Farragut, born in Tennessee, and Butler, if it be true that he was born in Georgia.--Atlanta (Ga.) Confederacy.