Sharp Shooters.—Col. S. B. Hopkins of Pierpont, has been authorized by Gov. Tod, to raise a company of Sharp Shooters. All who know how to use a rifle, can report to the Colonel who is an old hunter and understands shooting.
Funeral.—The Chaplain of the 29th Regiment, Rev. R. H. Hulbert, will preach a funeral sermon at half past ten A. M., Sunday, July 6th, at Hartsgrove Centre, for the late H. P. Turner, killed at the battle of Port Royal.
The Twenty-Ninth has marched for Richmond, Col. Buckley in command of the Brigade, Gen. Shields having resigned, and Capt. Stevens in command of the regiment.
A letter from the 6th Cavalry, appears in the Cleveland Herald, which we are requested to copy, and shall do so next week, gives an account of a late skirmish, in which our loss was one killed, 14 prisoners, nineteen horses and two wagons. Capt. Bingham’s company has lost the following men: Prisoners—Stephen C. Thorp, Henry Treat, Nathan Bassett, Edwin Bailey, Robert White and Edward French.
The 84thRegiment O. V., was still at Cumberland, June 25th, but expected to leave for some unknown point.
This article was published in the “Ashtabula Sentinel”
Jefferson, Ashtabula County, Ohio 25 June 1862
Page 4 Column 1 , 2 & 4
The newspaper is on microfilm at the Ashtabula Public Library.
This is part of a series on the Civil War in Ashtabula County as was reported in the Ashtabula Sentinel.