Saturday, August 10, 2013

Monday, August 10, 1863

Kate & her mother arrived by the morning train.  Two men from Union township came here much excited over a murder perpetrated nine o’clock this morning upon a constable named McCoy by a man & his son named Sturling.  Sturling was formerly from Virginia & is brotherinlaw of Henry Cole it was thought he & his son would try to cross here--the fords were watched.  William was up till morning & John & Hugh Cole all night.

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