--The Knoxville Register
, of the 11th inst., has been furnished with the following statement of facts in regard to the condition of that border county, which has been confirmed by what that paper has already heard from several reliable persons from the same vicinity:
have taken possession of Scott county
, by taking Southern men prisoners, stealing property, &c. The Union flag has been hoisted in the town of Huntsville
, the county site of Scott
act in co operation with the tories of Tennessee
Some few weeks since, a party of Lincolnites stole five horses from Jas. Gilson
, who lives near the border.
saw them with their muskets and bayonets, in the act of stealing the horses. --A few nights since, also, two horses were stolen from Franklin Smith
, in Powell's Valley
"All the Southern Rights
men in Scott county
, and in a large portion of Campbell
, on the border, have been compelled to leave their homes and come to the Valley
Several have moved their property to the south side of the mountain to avoid the ravages of these men."