One of the largest slave holders in Southern Kentucky has gone mad on account of the liberation of his slaves, and is now an inmate of the Lunatic Asylum at Hopkinsville, Kentucky. He owned over two hundred negroes, and had accumulated by their labor a large fortune. He was probably worth one hundred thousand dollars independent of his slaves. Evansville Jour.
July 3, 1865: The Herald’s Athens, Georgia correspondent says some light is thrown upon the secret history of the initial proceedings of Jeff. Davis’ Southern Confederacy by Gen. Wilson’s recent capture in Georgia of documents and archives containing a record of the proceedings of the rebel provisional government at Montgomery, Alabama.
August 2, 1865: Col. M.C. Garber, one of the proprietors of the Courier, was fined $1.00 by the Mayor yesterday for obstructing the street with a pile of wood, and had to pay in addition $1.65 costs – total $2.65 – served him right.
April 15, 1865 - The city last night was vocal with sounds of rejoicing, and brilliant with bonfires and fireworks. We never saw the like before. The illumination was magnificent beyond description. The city was wrapped in a blaze of light from one end to the other – !!! We can say no more. Our hearts which a moment since were light with joy are now weighed down with sorrow – for we have heard the sad news from Washington.
February 3, 1865
Jones, Huey & Co….Hasheesh Candy.
Try it if you want to be cheerful and avoid colds, bronchitis, &c. Price, 25, 50 and $1 per box.
Washington, January 17 – The Navy Department has received the following from Ft. Fisher, Jan. 15th, 1865, telegraphed from Ft. Monroe: To Hon. G. Welles, Sec’y of the Navy: