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tly 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 than on the day I got him." "Where did you get him?" "Down here in Prince William county," said Burke. "What did you pay for him?" "Nothing; I took him from your people at the battle of Bull Run--the saddle, too." Burke showed them the mark, U. S., on the hoof, and also the name on the saddle. The Colonel was rather nonplussed, but took his horse and arms and sent him to Griffins battery. After the fight he was taken upon a caisson and carried to Gen. Smith's headquarters. Here he was closely questioned by an officer. "Why did you come out to fight