g of Wednesday, the 22d instant, a party of Yankee cavalry, numbering thirty-two men, passed through the neighborhood of Red Oak, in Brunswick, and stopped at Mrs Nancy Mason's. Here they found Captain G D White, of the Boydton cavalry, who has been at home on furlough in consequence of a dangerous wound, received while gallantly leading his men in the right at Gettysburg.
Capt White was on a visit to Mrs Mason, who is his grandmother.
The Yankees called Captain White from the house, and threatened to take him along with them as their prisoner; but not having a spare horse, the Lieutenant in command (a scamp named Brooks, and a renegade from Halifax chich Captain White said he would not regard, and which he did not, as the sequel will show.
This party of roving Yankees, camped that night a few miles from Mrs Mason's, and early next morning Capt White collected six of the neighbors and went in pursuit of the marauders.
He followed them some distance unperceived, and finall