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inridge, Warren County, right arm and left breast; John H. Jones, Warren County, thigh; Samuel Barnum, Lincoln County, left shoulder; F. J. Brougham, Calloway County, neck; A. J. Parson, Montgomery County, left thigh; Robert Snead, Lincoln County, both thighs; C. King, Lincoln County, both thighs; W. H. Vaughn, Lincoln County, throat; C. McDonald, St. Charles County, both thighs; Abram Bramberger, Calloway County, left breast; J. E. McConnell, Montgomery County, right thigh; L. Davis, Breckinridge County, right cheek and neck; F. G. Henderson, St. Charles County, hand; R. S. Montford, Calloway County, calf of leg; J. Crossman, Boone County, small of back; C. Cuisenberry, Boone County, right breast;----Kernan, St. Charles County, left hand and face; John Bailey, Warren County, thigh; Captain Myers, Warren County, side; W. R. Smith, Pike County, left shoulder;----Martin, Pike County, leg; Lawrence Jacobie, Pike County, hand. Four names not obtained, dangerously wounded. Slightly Wou
division commander in the Department of the Tennessee (Thirteenth Army Corps). He commanded a division in the Yazoo Expedition, and was the first commander of the reorganized Thirteenth Corps which he led at the capture of Arkansas Post (January, 1863). Ill-health compelled him to resign from the service in June, 1863. In 1868 and 1870, he was a member of Congress. He died at Old Point Comfort, Virginia, July 26, 1893. Major-General John Alexander McClernand was born in Breckinridge County, Kentucky, May 30, 1812. He became a lawyer and served in the Black Hawk War as private. He was a member of Congress when the Civil War broke out and resigned to enter it, being made brigadier-general of volunteers in May, 1861. He first distinguished himself at Belmont, November 7, 1861. After Fort Donelson, he was made major-general of volunteers in the Army of West Tennessee, and commanded a division at Shiloh. On January 4, 1863, he replaced Sherman in command of the Yazoo Expedit
The Daily Dispatch: November 7, 1860., [Electronic resource], Land and Slaves in the county of Amelia, for sale privately. (search)
Six precincts in Albemarle give Bell 634; Breckinridge 393; Douglas 48. Bell will probably have a majority of 200 in the county.--Goggin carried it by 372. Orange. Gordonsville.--Breckinridge's majority here is 15. Barboursville.--Breckinridge's majority here is 35. Augusta. This county gives 2,500 for Bell, 1,300 for Douglas, and 150 for Breckinridge. Goggin's majority in this county was 758. Rockingham. This county gives 1,800 for Douglas, 800 for Bell, and 500 for Breckinridge. This county gave Letcher 1,702 majority. Botetourt. Bonsack's Depot.--Bell 102; Breckinridge 60; Douglas 22. Halifax. Four precincts heard from give Breckinridge 396; Bell 145; Douglas 21. Lunenburg. Pleasant Grove.--Breckinridge 108; Bell 23; Douglas 1. Doddridge. Breckinridge in this county has 99 majority. Harrison. Breckinridge's majority in this county is 300. Ritchie. In this county Breckinridge has 300 majority.
Aid for the people of Kansas. --Three car loads of provisions arrived at Atchison, K. T., on the 12th inst., for the relief of the settlers in that Territory, making six car loads within the past week, and each car load ranging from six to eight tons. Teams were waiting to be loaded from Greenwood, Butler, Breckinridge and Otto counties. The settlers in some portions of the Territory will need help throughout the winter.
that a great many gentlemen, who came down to Henderson and made application, were refused and sent back to Evansville. Barbarity of Lincoln Hell-Hounds in Kentucky. We clip the following extract from a letter to the Nashville Union and American, from Bowling Green, Ky., dated the 12th instant: An act of hellish barbarity, unheard of torture, and unsurpassed expedient, one which would tinge with a blush the cheek of India's most daring, reckless Thug, was perpetrated in Breckinridge county a few days since. An old resident, named John Boyd, who lives about six miles from Hardinsburg, on the Hudsonville road, was aroused from his bed on the night of the 31st ultimo, by a company of (God save the mark) home guards. Mr. Boyd, who is an elderly gentleman, his head having been frosted by the touch of full sixty winters, left his bed, and, upon the summons, proceeded to the door, which no sooner had he opened than he was seized by a band of ruffians, under command of an abol
y informed him that he could have his choice of three things, viz: a rope, taking the oath of allegiance, or being shot. He intimated that they had no right to administer the oath to him, when one fired and shot him in the leg. The other soldier remarked, "If that is the best you can do, I think I can beat it, " and raising his gun shot Worrill through the body, when he fell and expired in about an hour. No arrests were made. The following certificate of loyalty was found upon the person of the murdered man: "We do hereby certify that we have known Mr. Franklin Worrill over twelve months; he has resided at Clifton Mills, Breckinridge county Ky; he has been a loyal man all the time, and for the Union and the Constitution; and at the August election he voted the Bramlette and Jacobs ticket, and for George W. German for Congress, this 18th day of September, 1863, Samuel J. Parks, justice of the peace of Breckinridge county. "J. L. Johnson, J. P. B. C. "S. C. Crewford."