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...Sept. 21, 1862 Confederate State government organized at Frankfort, with Richard Hawes, of Bourbon, as governor, and four hours later leaves Frankfort, never to return......Oct. 4, 1862 Battle of Perryville fought on Chaplin Hills in Boyle county......Oct. 8, 1862 Nine Confederate soldiers captured and hanged in Rockcastle county in retaliation for the hanging in Bell county, by some Confederate soldiers, of Capt. H. King and fifteen others as bushwackers......Nov. 6, 1862 Colonel Cluke's Confederate cavalry take Mount Sterling......March 21, 1863 Battle of Dutton Hill, Pulaski county: Confederates retreat after five hours engagement......March 30. 1863 Desperate engagement at Tebb's bend of Green River, Taylor county. Two hundred of 25th Michigan Infantry, under Colonel Moore, in a strong natural fortification, are attacked by 600 of Morgan's men. When summoned to surrender, Colonel Moore declined, because the Fourth of July was not an appropriate day to surren