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Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.troops from Southwestern Virginia--the release of Nelson, &c. Abingdon, Va., Aug. 26, 1861. A few months ago one would have thought that no more fighting man would have been needed from this section of the State. But it would have been a mistake; for although two regiments have been sent from this and the surrounding counties, (ten companies having been raised in Washington county,) yet more volunteers have to be raised here. Several gentlemen undertaking. I have been informed that the crops in this and the adjoining counties are very good -- There have been hard rains on several occasions. The people here are satisfied with the course pursued by our Administration towards Mr. Nelson, of Tennessee. Whilst here he was treated with kindness. No insult or any unbecoming act was offered him. Everything looks dull here. There is but little business doing by any one. Nearly all of the young men have "gone to the war." Of
Mr. Nelson's Address to the people of Rast Tennessee. We find in Brownlow's Knoxville Whig an elaborates card "to the people of East Tennessee," by Mr. T. A. R. Nelson, in compliance with his promise to President Davis.--The Knoxville Register says, "it seems to us to be modeled after the style of Mark Anthony's speech in Shakespeare's Play. Or, to quote a distinguished Tennessee orator, 'It is sorter so and sorter not so.'" We copy it entire, and leave the rattler to form his own estimate of Mr. Nelson's position: To the people of Rast Tennessee. Having ascertained from reliable authority that an order had been issued to take effect on the day of, or immediately after, the late election, directing my arrest, I left home on the morning of the election, with the view of making my way to Barboursville, Kentucky, where I designed to remain, if I could safely do so, until I should receive authentic evidence of the final result; and, if it appeared that I had received a large