Johnson Caudill; Granville Smoot of Wilkes County

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Johnson Caudill; Granville Smoot of Wilkes County - But the hanging of Miss Clanton is not tho only...
But the hanging of Miss Clanton is not tho only instance of the outrage and op prossion inflicted by these troops of Zeb Vance, who pleaded that they were act-tion. act-tion. ing under his orders. Men were shot down like dogs, and a great many hung campaign-1 campaign-1 until they were dead, for no other crime Mas-sey, than a love of the old Union, and bo-cause bo-cause bo-cause they would not fight under the secession banner. I wonder if these devils in human form have forgotten that thoy burnt Mr. Johnson Caudill's house ; the shooting of the three Sebas tians; tho murder of drmuville Smoot ; the shooting of Jesse Caudill and Ste phen Hoots ; the killing of Cooper Spi cer, a poor maimed Confederate soldier, wltose under jaw was so shattered by a ball in one of tho battles around Rich mond, that he was compelled to feed himself with a spoon, and whose only crime was his father was a Union man. few of the in The A An' I'm In To Of

Clipped from The Weekly Era07 Sep 1876, ThuPage 1

The Weekly Era (Raleigh, North Carolina)07 Sep 1876, ThuPage 1
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