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ublicity boasted of having rebel soldiers and private citizens, who were prisoners, shot. The people became terrified, and were afraid to oppose him in anything he thought proper to do. Such a reign of terror as prevailed among the people of Sumner county has never been witnessed in this or any other age.--Some few persons proposed to go to Nashville to see General Rousseau upon the subject of their grievances; but whenever this was found out by General Paine they were sought out as victims ofhreatened with severe punishment. This course was kept up until the people were afraid to murmur or complain at any act he thought proper to commit, or any order he issued. He said on one occasion to a substantial and respectable citizen of Sumner county (a Union man), who complained of his taking of his property, that if General Rousseau dared to undo what he had done he would have him removed. The writer is familiar with the cases of several rebel soldiers who were captured as prisoners