the whistle sent forth its shrill sound, and the exiles were on their way. If young Driver, or, indeed, any of the above, fall in your way, fail not to make their acquaintance — they are all high toned, honorable men.
The following were sent South on the 6th instant: ex-Gov. Neill S. Brown, Dr. John M. Watson, Dr. John Henry Currey and family, and Thomas Dedrick.
Never did mortal man try more earnestly to be a Union man than Neill S. Brown, but the Union men would not permit it. They required too much — sale of body and soul.
Wm. A. Gleeves, J. C. Wharton. Jacob Thomas, Dr. Thomas B. Buchanan, Harvey Adkins, and John Wesley Baker, were sent to Dixis on the 7th inst.
Col. W. P. Bryan. Dr. J. S. Thomas, T. W. Barnes, Rev. J. S. Malons, Dr. J. S. Hudson, and Dr. Thomas Prince, were sent South of the Federal lines on Saturday.
Mr. W. T. Hardy and family were also sent beyond the lines.
Two or three families who had obtained permission to go South left on the same da