ighborhood, while 300 were encamped on the river side a few miles distant.
They robbed a good many of our people; took some prisoners — amongst the number named was a Mr. Candcraft, who had been arrested by the Confederates some time since and discharged.
It is said the Yankees discharged him. Also, three Messrs. Pack and a Mr. Coles.
It is said that the Hutchinsons, who lived in the farms settlement, and whose loyalty to the State has been suspected, went over to the Yankees, with a Mr. Lewis Crawford and a Mr. Smith.
Smith is a son of a local Methodist preacher, who is under indictment, I believe, for treason.
It is also said that a man by the name of Wheeler, who had a brother killed a few years ago by one Buckler or Buckland, has joined the Yankees, is a captain, and on last Sunday went to Buckland's with a posse of men, took him out and hung him, left him hanging until Monday, when they took him down and buried him. Buckland was tried for the killing of Wheeler, found gui