PA Civil War Era Newspaper Transcription
Indiana County, Pennsylvania
The Indiana Messengner September 17, 1862
Cars Return with Prisoners
Mr. George Bergner, editor and proprietor of the Harrisburg Telegraph, now serving as a private in a militia co., telegraphs as follows, from Chambersburg under date of Sep. 15th:
The cars have returned from Greencastle with over one hundred prisoners.
Fitzhugh, from Franklin county, is among them. Our people were for hanging him, but Col. McClure saved his neck. Over 60 wagonsare just entering the town, which were captured from the rebels while retreating. The wagons contain ammunition and equipments.