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Rebel Raids Into Kentucky

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Parent Issue
Day
10
Month
June
Year
1864
Copyright
Public Domain
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Cincinnati, June 8. A rebel forcé, siipposed to be under the commund oi John Morgan, made an entranoe into EuHteru Kentucky a í'ew daya ago, and this morning captured (he town of Mount Sterling, They bKm destroyed the bridges and tore up tho track of the Kentuoky Central Kuiiroíid between Cyn'hiana and Paris, and eut the telegraph wires. - The teain coming North reiurned saiely to Lexington. Another gang attaoked a passenger i train on the Louisville and Lexington I railroeni tiiis inoriiing, near Sinithlield Two passenger cars and the baggage car were burned.; the exprersc:ir was cobbed and the engine thrown oft the track. None of tho paesengers were hurt. It Í9 a remarknble fact that, although cornmon sheep dulight in verdunt fields, religious flocks are not anxious for green pastors. There are novv 456 Paymnsters in the irniy, whoao nggreírate annual salaries amount to about $1,000,000. A late. Riohniond pnpor states that 97,000 different prisoners have been confined ín ïibby Prison sincethe com mcncemont of the war. It is stated that the number of prisoners papfured by th rebels, and wbo had arrived at Éichmond up to the 28th uit., amountod to only about 800

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Old News
Michigan Argus