as met with a lantern in his hand, and was in the act of blowing out the candle when he was shot.
Four of the rangers were seen to fall out of the windows dead upon the ground.
The fire of the rebels gradually, ceased, and it is believed that not one of the nine who were in the house escaped alive.
Two of our men were wounded, and three are missing, one of whom, Robert Pedden, of company F, is supposed to have been killed.
The names of the other two missing men, are John Brady and Martin McGowan, of Company G.
Patrick Malons was dangerously wounded in the arm, breast, and hip, and John Malons was wounded in the foot.
Both belong to company G.
A young man named Jas. Clark, a civilian, who was also in the house, and who begged for his life succeeded in getting out of one of the lower windows, and was taken prisoner.
In the meantime, Lieut. Smith had arrested Mr. Potter, the only person who was found in the other house.
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