Browsing named entities in The Daily Dispatch: January 11, 1864., [Electronic resource]. You can also browse the collection for Carter County (Tennessee, United States) or search for Carter County (Tennessee, United States) in all documents.

Your search returned 1 result in 1 document section:

. On the advance of Longstreet into East Tennessee, all the prominent Union men of the counties of Jefferson and Granger left for Kentucky. Many of them were eighty years of age. But they had committed themselves in assisting in the arrest of Southern men. They heard that they would be arrested and held as hostages for the safe return of Southern men to Camp Chase. Some have come back cured of their trip. Bushwhackers are here by the thousand--more numerous than ever. Green and Carter counties are invested with this class to a great extent. Dangerous to travel alone in those counties. They will have to be hunted down like wolves before soldiers or citizens can go into the country with any degree of safety. The same policy must be enforced that was adopted in the counties of Monroe, McMinn, and Bradly. Extermination is the order. A man who follows this hellish practice against a people struggling for the independence of their country ought not to be treated in accordance