. . . will probably proceed to Nashville, as soon as Gen. Buell’s army takes possession of that city, and assist in organizing a provisional government for Tennessee. The people are panting for freedom and a resumption of their connection with the national Union. They will probably send a full delegation of [loyalty] men to Congress by the last of March.
– Published in The Burlington Weekly Hawk-Eye, Burlington, Iowa, Saturday, March 1, 1862, p. 2