old negro p aded his rheumatism, and at last was left, but a younger one with her cart and oxen they took, and afterwards hitched to Mrs. Ball's carriage.
They took Mr. Party's horses and meat.
Finding a cavalry bridle in Sam Griffin's stable, they gave a whoop, and one hundred men entered and seized son-in-law, Jas. Carter, of the Stafford Cavalry, and afterwards caught J. Fraster, of the same company.
From Griffin's they also got $500 in gold and silver, and all his horses; from Nat. Ford, all his silver, horses, and two negroes.
They broke into J. H. Sutile's and tore up his papers and everything else.--Fortunately, he had removed nearly all his property, and sickness prevented his saving all. Our cavalry met them at Austin's run, two miles from Stafford Court-House.
After they return Friday morning, three companies went to Mr. Glaescock's and shot all his sheep, hogs, oxen in the cart, hens, &c., and stole all his silver plate, groceries, flour, and even his deceased wi