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The Knoxville (Tenn.) Register, upon information furnished by a returned prisoner, who, after his capture, was taken to Murfreesboro', Nashville, Louisville, and thence by way of Baltimore to City Point, states--

That the people of the Northwest are all resolved to resist the conscription act of the Federal Congress, even to blood. And that many of them assert positively they will not pay the three hundred dollars in lien of service.

All are very desirous of peace, and a very large majority condemn the object for which Lincoln and his Administration are now continuing the war — the abolition of slavery.

Some of our returned prisoners inform us that they have understood that there are at least one hundred and sixty thousand men in the Northwest enrolled to resist the conscription act, and of these some fifty thousand are well armed and determined to resist any attempt to enforce the conscription law of the Federal Congress.

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