courage in soldier or citizen woman or child, commands the admiration and sympathy of all. What language can describe the emotions of those who fully appreciate the unlike link heroism, with which the patriotic preacher, Rev. Peyton Harrison of Cumberland county, bears the weighty afflictions imposed upon him by this unholy war?
At Manassas the flower of the flock cell at the head of his company, and with perfect resignation he bowed to the stroke.
At Fort Donelson, another son, Rev. Dabney Cary Harrison, a joint their with his brother Peyton to their father's love, fell while gallantly leading his men in defence of that position.
Closely followed upon the telegram of Capt. Dabney Harrison's death the news of his daughter's death came upon him, a lovely young lady, who breathed her last at Brandon, on James river, a day or two since.
And yet in the face of this battalion of sorrows he evinced that undying spirit the bulwark of Southern independence when he said in a quiet and det