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The Daily Dispatch: March 27, 1861., [Electronic resource], Military preparations in
A Flag of the Southern Confederacy was raised in Sidney, on Saturday evening, on the lot of Mrs. J. A. Pilcher. Shortly after, a lot of Union boys, from Oregon Hill, visited the premises, and demanded that it be taken down. The request was complied with at the time, but the emblem of Southern independence was run up again early Monday morning, and is waving yet.
The Daily Dispatch: January 12, 1864., [Electronic resource],
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Stealing money from a negro. --Mr. Alexander Gill yesterday made oath before the Mayor that on Saturday last he sent his little negro boy to the mill to buy some meal, but that while he was on his way thither he was set upon by John Bastin and some other white boys, who held him and took from his pocket a ten-dollar note, with which he was to purchase the meat. Bastin has the reputation of being a very bad boy, and is said to be attached to an organization on Oregon Hill, known as the "Forty Thieves." The Mayor continued the case, in order to have before him other parties implicated in the affair.
The Daily Dispatch: December 11, 1865., [Electronic resource], Political view of
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