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Re: civil war executions
Posted by: Alice Roche (ID *****5965) Date: February 11, 2009 at 18:38:58
In Reply to: civil war executions by Michael Thomas of 546

I found the names of those executed in the History of Adair County by Eugene Morrow Violette: p. 103

The day after the battle [Aug 6, 1862] fifteen of the Confederates who had been captured in the fight were executed on a spot about 200 yards southwest of the present Wabash Depot. They were executed on the charge of having violated their paroles. They were: William Bates, R. M. Galbreath, Lewis Rollins, William Wilson, Columbus Harris, Rueben Thomas or Thompson, Thomas Webb and Reuben Green of Monroe County; James Christian, David Wood and Bennett Hayden of Shelby County; William Ballee and Hamilton Brannon of Marion County; and John Kent of Adair County.

Col Frisby H. McCullough was executed the following day.

The battle began at 10 am and was over by 1 pm.

Hope this helps.

Alice


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