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-  * Simon Adams, 18,  a returning soldier born in Boone County who fought in the 109th Infantry, U. S. Colored Troops, was taken from his home in Florence by Benjamin Norman and three other unnamed men.  They took Adams to the nearby woods, beat him severely and threatened to kill him if he did not leave the county. Adams filed a complaint with the Freedmen'​s Bureau. ​ He was living in Rising Sun, Indiana in 1870, then moved to Ohio. +  * Simon Adams, 18,  a returning soldier born in Boone County who fought in the 100th Infantry, U. S. Colored Troops, was taken from his home in Florence by Benjamin Norman and three other unnamed men.  They took Adams to the nearby woods, beat him severely and threatened to kill him if he did not leave the county. Adams filed a complaint with the Freedmen'​s Bureau. ​ He was living in Rising Sun, Indiana in 1870, then moved to Ohio. 
  
  
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