The Covington Journal, this time on May 11, 1861, continued to keep up with troops from Kentucky (and so do I.)
A gentleman who has lived in Covington for thirty years, and is well acquainted with the people in all this section of Kentucky, visited "Camp Clay," the rendezvous of the "Kentucky Regiments" a few days since. He says he saw at the Camp but two men that he knew to be Kentuckians. He heard that one other was on the ground.
There is a company from Newtown, Ohio. Another company (of Germans) that was formed in the north-western part of Cincinnati. A Mr. P. Cahill is endeavoring to get up another company, in the lower part of Cincinnati, for one of the "Kentucky Regiments."
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