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hy. The young lady rebels were arrested by the Provost Guard and taken to the central station. They made most humble apologies, and were released. The prisoners were placed in the old Capitol jail. A Yankee Editor on the death of General Ashby. The Philadelphia Inquirer says: Residents of Harrisonburg and vicinity, as also prisoners taken by Gen. Fremont's forces assert that, among the killed in the recent engagement near that town, was the renowned Col. Since the commenof his great personal courage, and consequent popularity among the citizens of the Valley of Virginia. Always the first in the advance, he was ever in the rear upon a retreat, and even our own troops bore willing testimony to his gallantry. Ashby was a young and wealthy resident of Fauquier county, and entered the rebel service as commander of a single company. His exploits soon saved him notoriety, and the young men of the Valley flocking to his standard, he soon found himself in comman
for the timely assistance of young Ashton, who, seeing the Federal commander close behind Robins with drawn sabre, dashed rapidly to the rescue and cut the Federalist down — the same, it is said, who shot Latane. The gallant Adjutant and Ashton, we are glad to hear, escaped all dangers without a scratch. From a long list of privates, composing the 2d and 3d squadrons, who distinguished themselves, we are, from general report, prompted to select the names of Messrs. Coleman, Brent, and Ashby, since it is conceded their deportment on the field in several instances, was well worthy of admiration and imitation.--Space and time will not now permit further development of detail, but it would seem, from actions, that there are many emulous of the fame which now enshrines the hallowed name of the lamented Ashby, and burn to avenge his untimely fall. It is narrated that when the Federal cavalry broke and ran from their camps upon the appearance of the 2d squadron charging down the