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 Robert resigned from the service May 7, 1863 and returned home, due to muscular problems, rheumatism and heart palpitations,​ cited by his regiment'​s surgeon. Robert resigned from the service May 7, 1863 and returned home, due to muscular problems, rheumatism and heart palpitations,​ cited by his regiment'​s surgeon.
  
-He bought ​a ferry business running from Lawrenceburg ​to just north of Petersburg, with an investment ​from his father.  He was unable to make monthly payment to his ferryman, Maurice McNealy, who then placed a lien on the ferry. ​ Terrill, in an agitated state, went to the ferry to settle the dispute with his employee. ​ They exchanged gunfireand Robert was killed. ​His youngest child was born this same year.+He bought ​the Lawrenceburg ​Ferry after returning ​from the war.  He was unable to make monthly payment to his ferryman, Maurice McNealy, who then placed a lien on the ferry. ​ Terrill, in an agitated state, went to the ferry to settle the dispute with his employee. ​ They exchanged gunfire; McNealy was wounded ​and Robert was killed. ​The court decided that McNealy acted in self-defense.
  
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-  * //[[http://bcplfusion.bcpl.org/Repository/HauntedFerry.pdf|The Haunted Ferry by David A. Piatt]]//+  * //[[https://bcp.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/​search/​asset/​32484/​0|The Haunted Ferry by David A. Piatt]]//
    
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