upt by the raid.
If the people of Pennsylvania will not fight to protect the State from invasion, the sufferers have a right to claim.
compensation from the common treasury of the State.
The State professes to protect its citizens in the enjoyment of all their rights, and there is no justice in withholding the common tribute from individual sufferers.
Among the many unfortunate, perhaps the greatest sufferer is ex-Sheriff Taylor, from whom the rebels captured a drove of fat cattle in Fulton County.
His loss is some seven thousand dollars.
The route of Jenkins was through the most densely populated and wealthiest portion of the county.
From this point he fell back to Greencastle and south of it, thence he proceeded to Mercersburgh, from where a detachment crossed the Cove Mountain to McConnellsburgh and struck down the valley from there.
The main body, however, was divided into plundering parties, and scoured the whole southern portion of the county, spending several days in