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Affairs In Kentucky

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Parent Issue
Day
17
Month
January
Year
1862
Copyright
Public Domain
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Louisville, Juu. 14, 1861. The Bowling Green correspondent of the Nashville Courier says that Gen. Johnsto:) bas callcd upou the Provisional Government of Keutuoky tor 25,000 infautry and 5,000 cavalry for threoyears. Floyd's brigade, from Virginia, are going to Scottsvillc, Ky. Tiie rebels of Gen. Ilindman's commaod came up the railroad, on Suuday niglit, and burned the depot and a blacksmith s sliop, and all the goods from thestore of a Air. Mustain, at Horse Cave. They also burned the Woodland Depot, Cave City Depot, and Cave City Hotel and stables. The citizens at all these points wcre notiiled to leav-e, and they escaped to Mumfordsville, as the rebels stated that they intended to return on Mouday uight and burn cvcry hoiso that could be used by the Federal arroj in its advance as lioƔpitnls or quartcrs. They also burned up all the hay, oats and fodder stacks along the road, and drove off or killed all the cattlc, horses and mules to be foiind.

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Michigan Argus