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Murder of Captain Frank Gurley.

--The Augusta (Georgia) Chronicle of the 18th says:

‘ "A party of Confederate scouts, just from Tennessee, report, among other items of news, that the Yankees have killed Captain Frank Gurley. It will be remembered that Captain Gurley was the man who killed the Yankee General McCook, while riding in an ambulance, in Tennessee, last year. Gurley were McCook's sword, and being captured some time afterwards, was recognized by the Yankees, who had sworn vengeance against him, by the sword. They tried him by court- martial and convicted him as a bushwhacker, though they well knew that he was a commissioned officer of General Forrest's command. He was sentenced to death, but the violent threats made by General Forrest of retaliation in the event of injury to Gurley caused a postponement of the execution. Forrest, if our memory serves us, threatened to shoot ten Yankee prisoners if Gurley was killed."

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