G.W. Yost v. R. K. Byrd& Wife

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
G.W. Yost v. R. K. Byrd& Wife
Case Date: 
1868
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Trespass and Damages

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
50
Notes / Description: 

Mary S. Byrd, the wife of R.K. Byrd was arrested by Yost, a Confederate soldier. Byrd accuses Yost of falsely imprisoning her for 30 days. The papers contain a written transcript of a letter sent from R.K. Byrd to Mary Byrd during the Civil War, when he was a Federal soldier stationed in Kentucky.