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brothers reside in this State--two of whom are clergymen of the Episcopal Church--one, the Rev. Richard Johnson, being the Chaplain of Hampton's Legion. Col. Johnson was educated at WilliamsburgCol. Johnson was educated at Williamsburg, Va. and commenced life as a planter but afterwards studied law with Colonel DeTreville, and came to the bar of Beaufort, where he practiced a few years. During his residence in Beaufort, he commandwhere he served many years, until he was transferred to the Senate by the same constituency. Col. Johnson served in the Senate for two terms, and until his removal to Christ Church Parish, about threthe election district of Christ Church, and continued a member to the time of his death. Col. Johnson's career in the Legislature was marked by attention and intelligence. --He frequently filled o the honor of his State, as exhibited throughout his life and illustrated by his death. Col. Johnson's influence was largely owing to his personal characteristics. A man of strong will, strong
wded with troops; to-day, two large companies, from New Orleans and Georgia, well armed, passed over the road, eager for a bead on the Yankees. Our camp (Fulkerson) is now alive with about one thousand of the finest looking soldiers you over saw, and still pouring in from the adjoining counties. It is needless to say they are brave, and anxious for the smell of Yankee gunpowder; but are prevented by the tremendous crowds of Southern soldiers passing on every available train on the road. There are two thousand more at Bristol to get on to-morrow, reporting large numbers all along the road West of that point, destined for the seat of war. East Tennessee is reported in quite easy circumstances, and daily the spirit of rebellion is losing ground. Could the vile traitor, toady Johnson know of the recent changes in East Tennessee, he never would risk his neck again where he, but a few days ago, had many friends. The current is changed, and volunteer companies are organizing. Willie.