Morgan's raid

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Morgan's raid - to much of the to b?st wh»r* will th* clad*...
to much of the to b?st wh»r* will th* clad* dock* at thip, hold. i« Terr ad. tocos with the which on io prob yet coa- be IS , by two ample the H inches and 2 1 number be letter cur. pound. Tobaco pocket in do. Za2«*riU« Milhary OoKaeittM gsa Coaatj. Zutmtnui, J«lv 27. I a- ao*orda*e* with yoar latlrcetioa* received fr*m tht Go»«rno» of Ohio, to cot oee aondrtd ccoou tocth of thi* ' proceeded w-th a aoatpaay ot twelve. coa« tUting of tie followiaf earned ««e -- E Hoberu, JOQC Rich*y. Abraat Morriioo, l*':ilta*» C. Yoanjft-, John W. Droc*. Bai-d, John Georjr*. Howar-i MoakooBS*. R»ub«o PartfekU, Kuta Culacrttaa, Ja«t«* Hail and Albert Lee, from shit place oo »«d=e.d»y the 2M, «5o.t tire* o'clock, -- acd arrived at Deaveriown, Morgan Ohio, aioci 12 o'clock, m. Left Ihat oa* o'clock a. aa. of to* 23 i, far oa the MsJcia^cm Hirer I oow i»-a: 09: thre« oi my at troaia, ieavioj; me b"2t nice. We had proceeded a*x»t two ctlet iurther, whea we fell ia with tix cavalry ·oho reore**a!*i thvmt«!ves as beSas-tiBg; Hobsoas cossaad, bat ai'er a abort icie-:- iTi'.ion i'. wat discovers! that they were wbicb*?aey did with reSuciane*. taroiaj to zae ail th'rir areas aad ··quipaaeai'', coa» *-*J:ag of eight pistol*. £wo carbine*, one fi«Jd aad ooe SpriagSel'i r:8«, Sv« horses, saddles and bride!*. Afser proc*edia» wi:h to* prisoaers, Jtc. for *oa:« three-quartan a tails, it w«j dr*-=Ge-i expedient, on of :he clot* proximity of Morgaa'4 for:e», asd the darkaeat or the night, to cosEae pritoaen in asne place of security, where *T wauM b»* care3e!ly ami! daylight. daylight. Accordingly oa arriving at Helm:ck'i i!«!l, they ·'ere conSeed la-reia, OKder a jruard of citizen* frora th* imsaediate borhood, who had rendered valuable eerv-ees by «sistiaz in tfcs arrest of tie prisoners, Ac. ttcd who w*re armed with a p»rt of arars caprured Toe naaiei of the prisoner* taken as or themselves are as !o!!o»r ~M_ M Bownard. Privats Clite'* R»z't- T. P Taompsoa. *· E B. Pope, William 3 Sicle. " " Alb*rt Holland. *· Gaaoes, " and al! of Morgan"* Division. We now proceeded to E^lesporE. at that place about davliaght, we procured small Sat is which ice cro«ed So the *i'ie of the river. On landing. I discovered ihe steam Propeller, "Adriatic" Captain P:tt:aaa, to»in» a large Sat heavily !»d-n wiih Soar, and commanded him to leave place immediately, which order was -oered. After resting a shorl time, and feeding horses, I ordered Thorn.it E. Robarts wiih five aiaa to bring the prisoners and horses are announce For hare had niilk" lying-Morgan every while re- foar of the horses, succeeded ia recro«=ing the river at the raise tiaje the enemy's apoearioi; oa the baak of ihe river bi'ow S;a:« data. I aow dispatched Wiiiiia: G. Yonn^er the Comaaader of the 9at. with orders bins to lie i: op oa the east side of the and in case of a refasil :o do so to iaj-B«ciate!y. The Sit was accordingly lied op oa the east side of the river. I then dispa;ch«d Jaraea Huil. with infor- oip.tioa to you of the arrival of ths that poiaL I have now in iay pojisisioa pistols osher arais. two horses, saddles and bridals, a!l of which are subject ta yoar ordsrj. BsspectfuHv sabiaitied, Ac. JOHN A. BLAIR, Gomd.

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  1. The Zanesville Daily Courier,
  2. 01 Aug 1863, Sat,
  3. Page 2

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