the Federals to return within a certain space of time, or be considered enemies.
Passes are furnished in these instances, the penalty being embodied, and each absentee being individually addressed.
The families of refugees remaining are now kept by the unclean spoilers on half rations, I must add that women are included in this brutal treatment.
The best citizens have fled, among whom Col. Dickinson, Mr. Mansen, Jno. McCoy. L. Jones, Jno. marrs, John B. Jones, Clerk of the Courts, Judge Baley, and others.
Negroes are spirited away continually, wholesale and wanton destruction stalks among the afflicted families of Fayette and Raleigh, and to those favored at first by Heaven, with true loyalty and self sacrificing devotion to our beautiful and much covered South, have come the curses and vengeance of that unclean and vile portion of mankind — the Yankee.
I saw Col. Dickinson, a few days since, an exile from his home — his family, all that is dear, except his smitten, yet triu