Thursday, May 23, 2013

A Tennesseean Released From Fort Warren

Parson Brownlow returned from Fort Warren Saturday afternoon, with Lieutenant Colonel White of the Tennessee cavalry, whose release was ordered upon the representations of Mr. Brownlow and other Union men of Tennessee, that White had joined the rebels only to save his life and had never fought for them.  The battalion which garrisons the Fort was reviewed by Gov. Andrew and Staff, and a salute was fired in his honor. – {Boston Jour.

– Published in The Burlington Weekly Hawk-Eye, Burlington, Iowa, Saturday, June 7, 1862, p. 1

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