Killed in Action

Written by Dr. Tim Hudson Since the earliest Europeans arrived in what is now Union Parish, young male residents have answered the call to defend their homes, state, and country. The War Between the States remains the conflict during which the largest number of Union Parish soldiers perished, both in battle and from disease. This … Continue reading Killed in Action

A Sad Death

The Gazette July 22, 1896 A deplorable accident occurred Tuesday evening at the home of Mr. John Moncrief, on the Vernon and Ruston road; near Bonner, which cost the life of one man and came near destroying the life of another. Mr. Moncrief and a young man by the name of Rodgers, were engaged in … Continue reading A Sad Death

John Cupp

The Gazette June 17, 1896 John Cupp, who was shot from ambush several weeks ago in Claiborne parish, died last week from the effects of his wounds. One of his grandsons was indicted for the crime by the recent grand jury and is now confined in jail.