tioned bay, into which the Great Dismal Swamp discharges its waters, stands the little town called Elizabeth City.
The western extremity of Albemarle Sound terminates at the entrance of the important river of Roanoke, which, descending from the Alleghanies, where it takes its rise, runs along the boundary-line of the States of Virginia and North Carolina, and on the borders of which are successively to be met the villages of Weldon, Hamilton, Williamston and Plymouth.
Albemarle Sound extends d peculiar strength, which, it is said, he did not hesitate to bring to the support of his logic when his arguments failed to accomplish his object,—he had all the requisites for exercising a powerful influence over the rough mountaineers of the Alleghanies.
He was persecuted, imprisoned and driven away.
East Tennessee was occupied by the military, and all the youth of the country carried away by force to fill up the ranks of the Confederate army.
Such a violent measure could not fail to c