ith the forces of General David Hunter, who had won the battle of Piedmont two days before, and where General William E. Jones and Colonel John M. Templeton, of Rockbridge, were killed.
These two armies, now united, according to the statement of the commanders, numbered 25,000 men—5,000 cavalry and 20,000 infantry.
To oppose ts ran away to the Federal army and disclosed the secret.
When the army passed through Greenbrier the next time, Mr. Creigh was arrested and brought along to Rockbridge county.
He was given no opportunity for defence, but was hanged simply by Hunter's order.
That Creigh had slain the invader of his home and the assailant of his orough the lower end of the county and on towards Lexington up to the time he met his death.
Thorn was a man well known by people of that time, and a citizen of Rockbridge, a farm laborer by occupation.
From the statement made by the toll-gate keeper, in front of whose house the tragedy occurred, and from a description the woman
Pollard Mrs. Rose, 335.
Poore, Ben Perley, 368.
Porter, Commodore D., 144.
Powell, Colonel, Wm. H.
Preston, Wm., 295.
Price, Dr. Henry M., 38.
Purcell Battery, Gallantry of, at Cedar Run, 89.
Quincey, Josiah, 65.
Ramseur, General S. D., killed, 7.
Reprisal or retaliation in war, 270, 314.
Richards, Major E. A., Address of, 253.
Richmond, Did General Lee counsel its abandonment?
Richmond City, gunboat, 221.
Rich Mountain campaign in 1861, 38.
Rockbridge county, Roster of Company C, 1st Virginia cavalry, from, 377.
Rodes, General R E., killed, 5
Ropes, John Codman, historian, 83.
Rosser, General T. L., 283.
Sailor's Creek, Battle of, 324.
Sanders, Palmer, killed, 141.
Scott, Colonel W. C., 44.
Secession, Right of, 61, 114; advocated by Massachusetts, 65; by the N. Y. Tribune, 67; cause of, 81.
Seddon, James A., 317.
Sedgwick, General, John, killed, 37.
Seward, W. H., 375.
Sharpsburg, Battle of, 49, 200.