|Posted By:||J McAfee|
|Subject:||Re: Quantrill Raider: Richard "Dick" Glasscock|
|Post Date:||June 04, 2000 at 23:52:01|
|Forum:||Glasscock Family Genealogy Forum|
Glasscock, Richard + Quantrill Killed 1865
Killed 10 May 1865 at Wakefield's farm outside Smiley, KY, while
attempting to rescue fatally wounded Quantrill
Killed 10 May 1865 at Wakefield's farm outside Smiley, KY, while attempting to rescue fatally wounded Quantrill. McCorkle says he was captured near Harrodsburg.
Quantrill, William Clarke Quantrill Killed 1865
Trapped in barn at Wakefield farm, about one mile from Smiley, KY,
by Capt. Edward Terrell and his cavalry detachment. While
attempting to escape, he was struck by two Spencer balls, one in
the hand, the other paralyzing him from the waist down.
Transferred to a military hospital in Louisville, then to a Catholic
hospital in Louisville. He died there at 4pm, 6 June 1865. He was
buried in the old Portland Catholic Cemetery at Louisville. In
1887, his mother had his bones brought back to Ohio. The man she paid
to remove the body stole some of the skeleton, and years later,
parts of it showed up in the hands of a Kansas collector. In 1993,
these parts were moved to Higginsville, MO, and re-interred in the
Confederate Cemetery there.