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Asa (VETERAN CSA) CHILCUTT

Packwood Cemetery
Barry County,
Missouri

CAPTAIN
6th Cavalry 8th Division
Missouri State Guard
CSA
1815-1863

Capt. Asa Chilcutt -- who was brutally murdered by Federal Militia while on his sickbed. Shot six or seven times along with the Doctor that was tending to his illness.

Another account of these killings was offered by Thomas Sallee of Exeter, Missouri, in a Excerpt from a 1931 Interview of Thomas Sallee of Exeter, Missouri:

"One of the most noted guerrillas in the country at that time was a fellow by the name of Christian who claimed to be a Union man or Home Guard. He had a number of followers. His gang killed Ace Chilcutt, Tom Dillworth, Dock Harris and Elias Price who were hiding in the hills west of where Exeter now is. The men were all shot in the right eye and the top of their heads blown off. Their brains were taken out and put in their hats which were set beside their bodies. Tom Sallee's father helped haul the men in and bury them. They were all buried in one large grave in the old Packwood cemetery.

Contributed on 6/24/19 by mdfreels
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Record #: 819954

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Submitted: 6/24/19 • Approved: 6/24/19 • Last Updated: 6/27/19 • R819954-G0-S3

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