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ke to escape, and one of them struck her in the face with his fist, knocking her down, and injuring her severely. The people of Shepherdstown insisted strongly upon his remaining a day or two, but he refused, and hurried on to report to Gen. Stuart. He was received here with much pleasure, and he now has a seat at the General's table, and is once more engaged in the daring exploits incident to the life of a scout. One little incident is worthy of record. The day before the fight, Capt. Manning, Aid to Gen. Longstreet, gave Burke his spur to put a new rowel in. The spur was carried in his pocket through his captivity, and the first thing he did on arriving in Martinsburg was to put a new rowel in it, and, on arriving here, the spur was duly returned to its owner. Burke is now a great favorite among the officers on the outposts, and is doing his country good service in keeping the Generals well posted in all movements of the enemy. He is one of the characters in this war t