”The butchery at Raisin excited a storm of the intensest indignation and excitement throughout Kentucky, which was the greatest sufferer by it. There was a general rush to avenge the slaughter. of the gallant men who had fallen, and the tender of troops was largely in excess of the demand. Lexington resounded with the notes of the bugle and the beating of drums. Five companies of volunteers were rapidly organized in the city and county, and campfires blazed on every hand.
…We also append an incomplete list of unclassified soldier?, who served in the war, but .in what years and in whose companies is not known. The list embraces: …Abram Ware, …”
History of Lexington, Kentucky, by George Washington Ranck, 1872, pages 261-2