ol. J. Slaughter's barn, and farm buildings.
They took with them all the negroes they could induce to leave, but the officers would not allow them to be forced to go.
They arrested a number of citizens and carried them to Washington, among them Messrs. George and David Jameson, handcuffed and in chains.
They said they had evidence enough to hang one of them.
Mr. Henry Shackelford, David Stallard, S. S. Bradford, Mr. and Mrs. G. G. Farish,--Nash, J. Yates were taken off; and Jack Wood, the jailor, and John Snyder, joined the Yankees and left with them.
Snyder went to them when they first came to the county, and told them he was a Union man, and claimed protection of them; however his house was destroyed when they left.
It is believed the arrest of the Messrs.
Jameson was caused by J. J. Wilberham, a man who resided in Culpeper until Pope's army came there, when he behaved very badly, and was notified by Mr. Jameson that it would not be safe for him to remain in Culpe