umber of the old citizens repaired there at the usual hour to attend divine service.
As Mr. Fox was about entering the pulpit some Yankee officers admonished him, as he valued his life, not to omit the prayer for Lincoln, and the old gentleman; being at their mercy, in the course of the service prayed for the President of the United States, whereupon Miss Kate Barnett got up and walked out of the church, followed by her sister, Miss Ella Barnett.
They had hardly reached the door when Miss Lillis Martin followed their example, and soon she was imitated by Mrs. Taylor and her sister, Miss Latham.
This of course infuriated the Yankees, and two hours afterwards the Provost- Marshal informed the ladies that every one who left the church would be allowed forty-eight hours to leave town, and if caught there after that time they would be remanded to the county jail.
The ladies, immediately prepared to leave and at the expiration of the time allowed every one of them was out of the lines.