Capture of Yankee recruiting officers.
's command last week captured in Tennessee Col. Wm. P. Kendrick
, of the 3d Tennessee (Yankee) regiment, and Capt. Daniel
, of the same regiment, both engaged in recruiting in Tennessee
for the Federal
Several privates engaged in the same service were also captured.
is a native of Tazewell county, Va.
, and the unworthy son of Rev. W. P. Kendrick
, a Methodist minister, who has suffered in property and person for refusing to take the oath to support Lincoln
He has two brothers in the Confederate
service, one of whom belonged to the command which captured the renegade.
On the 15th of May last Wm F. Corbin
and T. J. McGraw
, two Confederate soldiers, members of the 4th Kentucky cavalry, were shot dead
at Sandusky, Ohio
, by order of Gen. Burnside
, for recruiting for the Confederate
service in Kentucky
Comment upon what the fate of Kendrick
should be is unnecessary; but the following paragraph about the fate of the two Confederates may assist the reader in coming to a correct conclusion:
were prisoners Miss Corbin
, the sister of Corbin
, called upon Gen. Burnside
and appealed to him to refrain from executing his order, and the General
replied "that he had quit handling this rebellion with gloves." Miss Corbin
then went to the city of Washington
and requested an interview with the President
, which was declined.
These men were shot for no other offence than the charge of recruiting in Kentucky