Cavalry skirmish at Triune, TN – June 1863

The following headline-story appeared in the Springfield Republican newspaper on June 12, 1863.

The Rebel Commander Killed

There was a skirmish at Triune, Tenn., Wednesday. About 500 rebels dashed into the camp of the 6th Kentucky cavalry, but were repulsed. The rebel commander was shot from his horse and is reported dead. Another ebel officer was also wounded. Two federal soldiers were slightly wounded.

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