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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 10: the last invasion of Missouri.--events in East Tennessee.--preparations for the advance of the Army of the Potomac. (search)
of Kentucky, from Johnson to Harrison, by way of Paintville on the west fork of the Big Sandy, through Hazel Green, Owensville, and Mount Sterling, to Paris and Cynthiana, in the richest part of the commonwealth, and to give to that region a new claim to the title of the dark and bloody ground. He captured Mount Sterling, Paris, Cynthiana, and Williamstown, almost without resistance; and burnt railway trains, stations, and bridges, tore up tracks, and plundered without fear, for the troops in the path of his desolation were too few or feeble to check him. His men were divided into raiding parties, and one of these, three hundred strong, led by Colonel Gilt midnight, burned the railway station there and other property, and then hurried toward Frankfort. At the same time another portion of his followers set fire to Cynthiana, but near there Burbridge struck them an awfully shattering blow while they were breakfasting. That blow killed or wounded three hundred of them, while four hun
ack, 2.361. Cumberland Gap, captured by the Nationals under G. W. Morgan, 2.303; abandoned by Morgan, 2.502; recaptured by Burnside's troops, 3.129. Curtin, Gov., calls out militia of Pennsylvania, 3.52. Curtis, Gen. S. R., operations of in Arkansas, 2.250-2.260; his march from Batesville to the Mississippi, 2.525. Cushing, Lieut., destroys the ram Albemarle, 3.472. Custer, Gen., raid of to Berner's Bridge, 3.291. Custom-house at Charleston, seized by the State, 1.139. Cynthiana, burnt by the guerrilla Morgan, 3.232. D. Dahlgren, Admiral John A., in command of the sq<*>tadron off Charleston, 3.200. Dahlgren, Col., Ulric, raid of on the James River Canal, and death, 3.290. Dalton, Gen. Palmer's movement on, 3.241; visit of the author to in 1866. 3.399. Dana, expedition of from Vicksburg, 3.415. Davidson, Gen., expedition of from Baton Rouge, 3.415. Davis, Jefferson, Buchanan's indecision condemned by, 1.73; soft words of in the Senate, 1.81; hi