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The Daily Dispatch: August 11, 1862., [Electronic resource] 6 0 Browse Search
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falsehood, and that it was a "Secesh badge." This led to an altercation, and a scuffle ensued. During the fight the constable of the Drummondtown district, Wm. Addison Kellum, came out of the court- house, separated the combatants, and commanded the peace as a civil officer. Another Yankee soldier, coming up at the moment, struc the constable over the head with the butt end of his musket, while a Yankee officer split open the constable's skull with a sword as he fell to the ground. Constable Kellum was then taken into a neighboring house, where he died within a few hours afterwards. Several citizens, who witnessed the shocking murder of Mr. Kellum,Mr. Kellum, and expressed their horror at such lawlessness, were arrested. Among them were George S. Rogers and his son Lewis Rogers. These gentlemen said to bystanders that they thought they were living under a civil Government, which they had taken the oath to support, but such conduct and such scenes were an outrage on all Government.