"Losses.-As a result of the war Dallas County suffered the loss of her court-house and public records, the latter being the greater loss, as the records can never be restored. The county has recovered from the former loss by the erection of a much better court-house than the one that was destroyed. Otherwise the county did not suffer as much as many others counties of the State, being, as it was, off of the direct lines of communication on which the large armies moved. It was, however, overrun with scouting parties from both armies, and also by guerrillas and bushwhackers. A number of citizens lost their lives at the hands of the latter classes, and some were undoubtedly unnecessarily slain by the soldiers. Among the citizens that were killed were Mark Hendrix, Nathaniel Wollard, John Edmisson, Isaac Martin, Jacob Norton, Reuben Arnold, Joseph Stanley, John and Elijah Gordon and probably others, the most of them having been killed by bushwhackers to avenge an imaginary wrong, or for the purpose of robbery...."