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From East Tennessee. the Tories of Tennessee--necessity of Vigorous Efforts to Suppress the rebellion — the strength of the forces — a company of Tories commanded by a Negro, &c. [correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.] Blountville, East Tennessee, Nov. 16, 1861. This portion of the State has been a scene of wild excitement and commotion during the last week. On every road could be seen citizens with their rifles and shot guns hastening to the scene of action. On last Friday night, the 9th of this month, three railroad bridges were burnt on the East Tennessee road. It appears to have been a preconcerted plan with the Tories of this end of the State, as all the bridges were destroyed on the same night, and, as some of the incendiaries who were captured the same night declared, that every railroad bridge between Bristol and Chattanooga were in ashes by that time. It certainly was planned with great secrecy and caution; for, considering the numbers engaged in
would astonish those who have been led to believe that the old Commonwealth has proved herself a "slow coach" in this campaign and an expenditure of over six million dollars thus far proves conclusively that she is enlisted with practical zeal in the war for Southern independence. A chapter on exertion, in the message below, shows that the authorities have not failed to bestow attention upon a class of persons whom this newspapers have held up to public scorn: Executive Department, Nov. 16, 1861. Gentlemen of the Convention:--On the 17th day of June last, I transmitted to you a communication accompanied by sundry documents, intended to show what Virginia had gone in the way of preparation, and also what she had done in aiding the successful prosecution of the war in which we are now enrage. In this supplement to that communication I propose to continue the history and to bring down her action to the president. This course is rendered necessary consequence of the fact that