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Important From Northern Alabama

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A í'ow (laja ago u citzen of A'abamresidiiig aiuong ibe mjuntaiiw touth oí Ducatur, diatar.t scnno thirty or forty miles, fúuud liis way to the of t, TweutieÜi Brigade, and made known tlie f:ict, thiit n the viciuity of hia homo thcrc uere many men wlio were ansujuj to eulistand fi;ht for the UuioD, under the good o'd flag. Tlic represuntalions wad-o rcsultcd in sóndiag Col. Straight, 'viCh tho fifty firat regunuüt Indiana voluuteers, dowu into the región uamed, with a view of offering protection to auy wb might deir to eiiliat. After an absence of four díiys. C4 Straight roturned to camp, bringing wiih' liim 20U able-bodied and earnest men.- . When Col. Straight first reached tlieir homes in the liill country, not a muit could be found at his house, all of them beiuc obliged to couceal thetnselvea i tlie torest8 or aniODg tha hiding plueesof tïie mountains, lust they be obliged to entur tlie rebel army by the hated con. Soript hnv, or be shot dowu like wíld) beasts for being Union raen. As soon howevor, as the Coloael made known h' inission to the wives and daughters ul thes'j Lardy mountaiueers, they wjro ou the movo to o om ui unica te with the fugitiixs ; aod withiu forty-eight hours, tlie Golonal was ready to return with tho recruits abave nanied.


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