Thursday, March 22, 2012

Robert Johnson, a son of . . .

. . . the Patriotic Senator from Tennessee, has just succeeded in reaching the Union camp at Flat Lick Ford, near Cumberland Gap.  He was over two weeks in effecting his escape, and surmounted incredible difficulties.  His presence had a most inspiring effect on the Tennessee volunteers.
– Published in The Burlington Weekly Hawk-Eye, Burlington, Iowa, Saturday, March 1, 1862, p. 2

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