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Thomas Jackson Turner of Kansas City. William F. Dunnica, banker, buUt an imposing home in Glasgow in 1837 which shows scars of the Battle of Glasgow in its walls. Miss Anna Mae Birch owns and occupies this home, "Dunhaven". Congrave Jackson, a prominent military figure of the county, erected a handsome brick residence on his farm about three miles southeast of town, now owned by brary. Mrs. Hall Dysart. "Boseobel", a stately brick house built in 1859 in the vast part of town by Thomas Shackelford, a prominent attorney, '' has recently been restored by 1 J. H. Denny, his grandson, for his home and Is furnished in authentic pieces of the period- Two fine brick homes were built on the river bank just south of the highway bridge, "Riverside" and "Riverview", the homes of Weston F. and Thomas E. Birch, brothers, who were connected with the early banking enterprises which eventually merged into the Glasgow Savings Bank in 1871. Dr I. P. Vaughn, a surgeon of note in his day, later occupied "River- aide" which is now owned by the Kansas City Power and Light Co Dr. Vaughn also designed and built an imposing brick house in town in a setting of terraced lawns and known as the Montague place which has been extensively modernized and is now the home of Price, Hon. W. A. Hall and Mr. Thomas Shackelford addressed the meeting. Then the flag was pre sented to Gen. Price by Miss Betty Claiborne Jackson (later Mrs. John H. Turner) with an appropriate address. As General Price was leaving soon, he gave the flag to Mrs. Vaughn to keep for him. She later gave it to Mrs. Turner whose daughter presented it to the li- Glasgow's big day in military history was Oct. IS, 1864. Ear- tier in that year Col. Chester Harding had arrived in Glasgow by military steamboat and had taken command of the city for the Union forces with about 1,000 men under hi* command. Guarded by such a force, Glasgow rested In apparent security although many citlxens prepared for an attack by moving their money and treasure* to a place of safety. On Oct. 15, Gen. Sterling Price sent General* Joe Shelby and John D. Clark to take the town. Before dawn General Shelby planted a battery on the Saline side of the river and at once opened fire on the transport, disabling her after which the fire was directed at the city hall which was full of stores. The federals soon fell back upon their entrenchments upon the hill where the Catholic church now stands. Gen. John man were ment lin. a idea in to at an

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  1. The Chillicothe Constitution-Tribune,
  2. 30 Aug 1961, Wed,
  3. Page 21

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