Saturday, February 5, 2011

Guerrilla Depredations in Missouri

ST. LOUIS, May 21. – A train of seventeen wagons loaded with Government stores, which left here Monday, was overtaken to-day when about twenty miles out on the Springfield road by a band of guerrillas who burned the wagons and contents and carried off all the mules – eighty-six in number.

– Published in The Burlington Weekly Hawk-Eye, Burlington, Iowa, Saturday, May 24, 1862, p. 3

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