A Yankee officer rode up and commanded the young ladies to assist from their rebel demonstration; but nothing daunted, they waved their handkerchiefs all the more, and the Confederates cheered louder and louder.
The ladies of Suffolk, our boys think, are overpowered, but not .
All the commissioned officers captured have been confined in Fortress Monroe.
These attached to the battery captured are Captain Stribling and Lieutenants W. C. Marshall, Grifton M. Hogons, and T. Marshall Archer all of county, Va. The names of the commissioned officers of the two Alabama companies captured our informant was unable to learn.
The jail at Suffolk is filled with political prisoners and refractory Yankee soldiers.
Among the former are the Messrs.
, Dr. Ed Phillip, Dr. and son, and Capt. Cohoun, all of Nansemond and county.
There are several from the counties of Gates and Camden also confined there.
These were captured by Spear's cavalry, while the road.