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August 5 1863 - Scout drowned at Falling Waters

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Found Drowned.—

A young man named Martin Garrett, formerly a member of Capt. Russel's Cavalry Company, but recently serving as a scout for Government, was found floating in the Potomac river near Mercerville, having been drowned in attempting to swim the river on horse-back at Falling Waters. An inquest was held by Samuel Boyer, Esq., and a verdict rendered in accordance with the facts in the case.


Herald of Freedom & Torch Light


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Washington County Free Library

Hagerstown (Md.), Newspapers; Maryland, History, Civil War, 1861-1865

Washington County (Md.), 1861-1865

Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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