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te point above Brandon. These companies were piloted through the woods by the negro blacksmith at Brandon, a very intelligent fellow. By making a circuit they got in the rear of our signal station at Brandon and came upon our men Monday from the direction of Brandon. Church thus rendering escape impossible. Out of eight men employed at the station, but one escaped, viz: Private Peter F. Marks, who secreted himself in a thicket. Sergeant Joyner and Privates Cartwright, Haistead, Taylor, Berwick, Morgan, and Spencer were captured. The enemy also captured Dr. Robert Ritchie, a brother of Mrs. Harrison, the owner of the Brandon estate, and the two overseers, Messrs. Cox and Simmons. They destroyed all the corn, (some two thousand barrels,) a large quantity of seed wheat, oats, shucks, fodder, and flour. All the out-buildings of every description were burnt, and all the negroes, horses, and mules carried off. The dwelling was entered, all the wines and liquors appropriated and