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A Heroic Union girl. Paducah, Ky., Feb. 11.--In these times of terror and peril in this district, some of the most heroic acts have been performed, but perhaps the noblest of all was perpetrated a few days since by a young lady of Graves County, well known to the writer, Miss Anna Bassford. Her father and family are devotedly for the Union. The old man having information that the notorious H. C. King, expelled from our Legislature for treason, and his robber band intended to visit the house for the purpose of taking horses, guns, etc., hid the gun and brought his horses to this place. Whilst here, three of King's robbing band visited the house, demanded the gun and alarmed Mrs. Bassford, who ordered a son some fifteen years old to find the gun and deliver it over. The boy, after considerable search, found the gun; the robbers then demanded a pistol, which they were informed belonged in the family, whereupon the daughter, some seventeen years old, told them she knew where