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enemy. Being perfectly confident they were our men, Burke rode up to it without the proper precaution, and ran into an ambuscade, where some fifteen or twenty men lay hidden. They sprang up and pointed their guns at him; but still supposing them friends, he cried out, "Don't shoot me, I know you." They then gathered upon him, and burke, seeing it was no use to struggle against so many, gave himself up. At that moment a section of the second company of the Washington Artillery, under Captain T. L. Rosser, came into the fields and placed their guns in battery. Burke who had frequently seen the gallant Captain shoot, had no idea of risking his life by standing before his howitzers, and so begged to be taken to the rear. They took him back across the fields to a spot near Gilbert's house, and there he was met by the Colonel of the New York Seventy-ninth, who ordered him to dismount. "That is a fine horse you have," said the Colonel. "Yes," was the reply; "he is worth $20 more