Aaron Kimbrough v. O. R. Watkins et al.

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Aaron Kimbrough v. O. R. Watkins et al.
Case Date: 
1868
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Trespass with Force of Arms

Database - TN Research:

County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
29
Notes / Description: 

Additional defendants: Barnibas Rice, Benjamin Cluck, and George W. Welling. Plaintiff claims he was unlawfully arrested and imprisoned for 8 months by the defendants who were soldiers in the Confederate Army. Plaintiff also claims he was forced to join the Confederate Army. The documents contain the testimony of Samuel A. Bell who commanded the squad that arrested Kimbrough. Bell notes he was operating under the orders of Col. E. D. Blake.