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The Daily Dispatch: August 11, 1862., [Electronic resource], The assassination of Gen. W. R. Caswell. (search)
The assassination of Gen. W. R. Caswell. The telegraph has noticed the assassination of Gen. W. R. Caswell, near Knoxville, Tenn. He was found about half a mile from his house with his throat cut and his body otherwise mangled by the knives of assassins. His servants said they saw him struggling with some men in the road, buGen. W. R. Caswell, near Knoxville, Tenn. He was found about half a mile from his house with his throat cut and his body otherwise mangled by the knives of assassins. His servants said they saw him struggling with some men in the road, but before they could reach him he was killed. A cavalry party had been sent out to scout for the murderers. Gen. Caswell was about 50 years of ago and served with great distinction in the Mexican war. He was among the first citizens of Knoxville to embrace the cause of the Confederacy, and was appointed Brigadier-General in the TGen. Caswell was about 50 years of ago and served with great distinction in the Mexican war. He was among the first citizens of Knoxville to embrace the cause of the Confederacy, and was appointed Brigadier-General in the Tennessee State service, and commanded the forces until they were turned over to the Confederate Government, when he retired to private life.
hem off from the Gap. The artillery firing was very heavy. Several prisoners have been brought in from Tazewell. No particulars of the fight received. Gen. Rains at last accounts was a forced march to gain the enemy's rear. Brigadier-General W. R. Caswell was this afternoon assassinated by an unknown person, near his residence, six miles from Keozville. [second Dispatch.] Knoxville, Aug. 7.--A dispatch this morning from Brigadier General Stevenson states that after a gallant epulsed, with the loss of one hundred and nine men. Gen. Burton has succeeded in gaining the enemy's rear. General Stevenson, being reinforced, flanked Bowen's command, capturing the "Federal Army of East Tennessee." The murderer of Gen. Caswell w. night. [This is Morgan's army which was defeated. I was supposed to have numbered about 9,000 [Third Dispatch.] Chattanooga, Aug. 8.--There are rumors of a battle between Stevenson's brigade and 4,000 Federal near Tazewell,