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The Daily Dispatch: May 21, 1863., [Electronic resource] 1 1 Browse Search
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The Daily Dispatch: May 21, 1863., [Electronic resource], Abolition Vandalism in East Tennessee. (search)
Abolition Vandalism in East Tennessee. A reliable gentleman from East Tennessee, writing from Shelbyville, gives an account of one achievement of East Tennessee tories.--Beyond all question, the miserable, ungodly renegades of East Tennessee have exemplified more thoroughly than any other set the fathomless depravity of Abolitionism. This gentleman says: A party of East Tennessean went to the house of a good Southern lady, Mrs Chelsey Williams, living in Eagleville, Williamson county, Tennessee, with the avowed intention of stealing everything they could put their roguish hands on. The first place they entered was her smoke- house, and because she remonstrated with them for taking her meat, they knocked her down, beat her, and finally choked her until she could not speak. I saw her eight or nine days after it occurred, and she could not move. She is now a cripple for life. This is the manner in which one of our most respectable ladies has been treated by a set who style