Rankin Family History Project
Weekly Perryville Union
Perryville, Missouri, Friday, 13 March 1863
Man Shot. -- On last Tuesday*, Mr. Sanford Rankin, residing on Saline creek in this county, a member of Captain Adair's company E.M.M., as we learn, was arrested for absence from the company, the said company now being on duty at Ironton, and after proceeding a short distance with the escort, (one soldier and guide) he made an attempt to escape and was shot in the hip. A dangerous wound was inflicted, although it is thought not mortal.
* 10 Mar 1863
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