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The Daily Dispatch: October 31, 1861., [Electronic resource], A Skirmish in Barron county, Ky.--a Bold Deed. (search)
State, in which a few Southern-Rights men displayed deeds of daring and valor unexampled in the annals of war. Cyrus Hutchinson, a well known citizen of Barron, having become obnoxious to the Federal forces at Greensburg, on account of his political opinions, it was determined to arrest him. Mr. Hutchinson hearing of their kind intentions toward him, and that a troop of 60 cavalry had been dispatched to execute the arrest, prepared himself in the best manner he could, to give them a suitab dwelling. Finding their intended victim was out, they intended to search for him in the plantation and outbuildings. Hutchinson, in the meanwhile, had drawn up his men around the yard fence, and as his foe left the house let them have a salute by a discharge of rifle shot. This enemy promptly returned. At the first fire six of Hutchinson's men left him; at the third or fourth fire, four more decamped. This left him with only four men; but this little Spartan band maintained the unequal fig