previous next

A "Union Leaguer" Gobbled up.

--On the 16th inst. Maj. O'Ferrall, with about thirty Confederate cavalrymen, dashed into Bath, Mergan county, Va., and brought off as prisoners the following members of a "Union League" in session there.

Aaron Bechtol, who has been representing the district composed of Morgan, Hampshire, Hardy and Pendleton counties in the new State Legislature at Wheeling; Jos. S. Wheat, member of the House of Delegates from Morgan county in same Legislature; Robert Flas, Commonwealth's Attorney for Morgan county, formerly a county Judge in Missouri; Thos. M. Shrives, laborer, and two members of the 13th Lincoln Western Virginia infantry, names not given nor material.--Bechtol and Wheat are native born Virginians, and Flan is an original New Yorker. These prisoners have come on to swell the number at Richmond.--They conversed very freely, and expressed their gratification being so kindly treated by our people.

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.

An XML version of this text is available for download, with the additional restriction that you offer Perseus any modifications you make. Perseus provides credit for all accepted changes, storing new additions in a versioning system.

hide Places (automatically extracted)
hide People (automatically extracted)
Sort people alphabetically, as they appear on the page, by frequency
Click on a person to search for him/her in this document.
Joseph S. Wheat (2)
Virginians (1)
Thomas M. Shrives (1)
O'Ferrall (1)
Robert Flas (1)
Aaron Bechtol (1)
hide Dates (automatically extracted)
Sort dates alphabetically, as they appear on the page, by frequency
Click on a date to search for it in this document.
16th (1)
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: