pelled to drop it to the waist . . . Disappointed at not finding any other plunder, the Yankees took their watches and family jewelry, and $150 in gold that Mr. Chenault had saved through the war. I have this from Mrs. Reese, who got it from Sallie Chenault herself, after they were released.
After searching the ladies, they kept them in the woods all day, while they searched and plundered the house.
Miss Chenault says she doesn't suppose there was much left in the house worth having, when theMiss Chenault says she doesn't suppose there was much left in the house worth having, when the Yankees and negroes had gone through it. I believe all the ladies have now been released by Col. Drayton, except Mrs. Nish Chenault, who is detained on a charge of assault and battery for slapping one of her own negro women who was insolent to her!
How are the tables turned!
This robbery business furnishes a good exposition of Yankee character.
Each one that meddles with it goes off with some of the gold sticking to his fingers, and then gets into trouble with the others, who are afraid th