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The Daily Dispatch: August 3, 1863., [Electronic resource], From Gen. Lee's army — fight in Culpeper county. (search)
man, J S Hughes, Alfred Surber, T S Kemper, R A Webster. It appears that the raid of Morgan into Ohio and Indiana was a pre-arranged movement, and that he was not driven over the Ohio river at Brandenburg by Gen. Hobson. This idea appears feasible; for if Morgan had been afraid of Gen. Hobson catching him he would not have crossed the Ohio at all, but would have tried to elude our forces in Kentucky, as he had men with him who knew every road in the State. From the time Morgan left Lebanon, Ky., until the time of the capture of part of his forces they were almost continually in their saddles. The prisoners had a large quantity of "greenbacks," and also a great amount of Confederates scrip, which they term the "blueback," in their possession. Col. Basil Duke, when captured, was found to be wounded in the right ear by a Minnie ball, and Lieut. Col. Hoffman in the leg by a fragment of a shell. The officers were nearly all Kentuckian, and appeared to be a large, healthy looking s