lves in a more decent manner than could have been expected.
Their thefts were confined chiefly to horses and mules, (every one of which were taken,) to corn and bacon, hogs and fowls.
Among those who were most indeed treated was Mrs. Col. Harris, the wife of Gen. Beauregard's chief engineer.
This most estimable lady was very harshly treated — had her house broken into, and much of her furniture, &c., broken, and every living thing on the place, save the human beings, killed.
At Mr. Woodson Payne's, Col. Wm. Winston's, and Mr. Jas. Thompson's, they behaved nearly us badly.--On leaving the cross roads they killed all the horses and mules that they could not carry off with them.
Some two hundred were knocked in the head.
The neighborhood will, of course, for some time be intolerable.
The narrow escape of Lt. Harmar Gilmer, of the engineer corps, formed one of the most interesting events of the raid.
He had in his possession a very valuable to pographical map of an importan