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&c. Col. McClure, with other officers, had as much as they could do to keep the crowd from banging the double dyed traitors while they were on their way to prison. The battle of Sunday. It was in the battle of Sunday that Major Gen. Reno was killed. It took place at Frog Gap, about 12 miles from Frederick, on the Middletown turnpike. The forces engaged were Longstreet's and Hill's on the Confederate side, and Reno's corps d'armee, the Pennsylvania Reserve corps, and Rickett's and King's divisions on the Federal side. The "rebels" were posted on the side of a mountain. An account in the New York Times says: Steadily onward went our long, unbroken line of infantry, until the right wing had gained a piece of woods on the mountain, a short distance from the base, when the Bucktails, who were skirmishing on the right, discovered the enemy's pickets.--A desultory rattling of musketry was next heard which indicated the commencement of the battle on the part of the infantr
Runaways. --The following slaves ran away from the Piedmont Railroad, at Danville, on the 3rd inst.: Henry; black, about 35 years old, has several whip marks — was recently bought of John King, of North Carolina. Spencer — hired of David Hotly, Chowan county, North Carolina. Joe and Tom — hired of Mr. Roberts, Gates county, North Carolina. A reward of $25 will be paid for Henry if taken within the State, or $50 if taken in another State, and the legal reward for the hirelings upon delivery to me at Danville. E. D. Wilburn, Sup't first section Piedmont R. R., Danville, Va. se 8