A large majority of the citizens of this town are loyal, and they were much gratified when the Union troops reoccupied the place.
The rebels treated the citizens the same as they had done people in Pennsylvania--that is, took every thing they could carry away.
Not satisfied with taking articles for their own immediate use, the officers as well as men went so far as to steal dresses, hoop-skirts, and other articles of clothing for their wives and sweethearts.
On Monday, the thirteenth, General Kilpatrick was anxious to make an advance, but could not obtain orders.
Some of the Pennsylvania militia were placed at his disposal, and he thought he would try one regiment under fire.
The Philadelphia Blues was selected, and, accompanied by the First Vermont cavalry, a demonstration was made on our right — the enemy then occupying a fortified position.
The militia were then deployed, and it was somewhat interesting to see how different individuals acted as they came under fi