William C. Spurgin v. Samuel B. Ellis

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
William C. Spurgin v. Samuel B. Ellis
Case Date: 
1868
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Trespass with Force of Arms

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
30
Notes / Description: 

Plaintiff claims the defendant, who was a Confederate Enrolling officer, came to and searched his home, looking for him. Unwilling to join the Confederate Army, plaintiff was forced to leave and join Burnside's army. The home is described as having a negro kitchen, barn, smokehouse, corn crib and mill.