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Memoranda of Arrest of Daniel Hibler from Kentucky. From Record Book, U.S. Department of State, "Arrests for Disloyalty."

Daniel Hibler was placed under military arrest in Kentucky about the 15th of January, 1862, for having in December, 1861, murdered a soldier who was on sentinel guard by shooting him through the head. Hibler was badly wounded at the same time by a fellow-soldier of the murdered man, but recovered. He was a violent secessionist and had in the early part of the summer purchased about eighty minie rifles to arm a Kentucky rebel company. his shooting the soldier was represented to have been a deliberate murder. It was advised by Hon. Garrett Davis that Hibler be tried by military court-martial. No information has been received at the Department of State showing what disposition was made of his case by the military or civil authorities of Kentucky.

SOURCE: Official Records of the War of the Rebellion, Series 2, Volume 2, pgs. 339-340

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