The Greensborough Patriot
Aug. 7, 1862
A Saucy Man.
Dr. Warren Stone,
of New Orleans, has been unconditionally
released from Fort Jackson by Butler. It is said that when he was before Butler, he asked the
tyrant why he was arrested. Butler replied: “Because
you are a Rebel.” Dr. Stone rejoined:
“Oh, is that all? I was fearful some low
fellow had been slandering me! It is
quite true, I am a Rebel!”
While a prisoner
at the Fort it was suggested to Mrs. Stone that if the Doctor would make some
apology or concession, he would be released.
The patriotic lady replied that she was certain her husband would never
concede an inch, and that it was no use to ask him. So says a correspondent of the Jackson