General Bragg's proclamation on entering Kentucky.
The following should go on the record and be preserved with the material for the future historian :
headquarters of Department no. 2, Glasgow, Ky., September 18, 1862.
Kentuckians — I lies must be had for my army, but they shall be paid for at fair and remunerating prices.
Believing that the heart of Kentucky is with us in our great struggle for constitutional freedom, we have transferred from our own soil to yours, not a band our gallant Buckner leads the van. Marshall is on the right, while Breckinridge, dear to us as to you, is advancing with Kentucky's valiant sons to receive the honor and applause due to their heroism.
The strong hands which, in part, have sent Shiloheer us with the smiles of your women and lend your willing hands to secure you in your heritage of liberty.
Women of Kentucky: Your persecutions and heroic bearing have reached our ear. Banish henceforth, forever, from your minds the fear of loat