There were three attempts on his person for the life of Ira Mullins and the last one succeeded.
Dr. Marshal Benton Taylor was the son of a Scott County farmer, whose family was well known throughout South West Virginia.
Doctor Taylor, Henry Adams, Calvin Fleming and his brother Henan would all be indicted as suspects in The Killing Rock Massacre on June 3rd, 1892.
Doctor Marshall Benton Taylor’s eventual arrest was dramatic. On the run and afraid for his life, he tried to make his escape to Florida. But didn’t make it.
The Killing Rock Massacre or “Pound Gap Massacre” was shocking on several levels. The shootout at the Cleft of the Cumberland and Henry Adams.
A frightened fifteen-year-old young man runs screaming and sobbing into the arms of Jemima Harris.
This series will be a multi-part production about the mysteries surrounding the Killing Rock Pound Gap Massacre which occurred on May 14th, 1892.