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The Daily Dispatch: June 17, 1862., [Electronic resource] 6 0 Browse Search
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d modestly along the road, when, falling in with a party of our men, surrendered with good grace, delivered up their arms, and were conducted to the rear. Lewis Ashton, of the Mercer Cavalry, made himself conspicuous in one of the charges. --Being one of the "first set of fours," and at full gallop, with sabre drawn, he met wgusto, and, being in the act of chasing one who endeavored to escape, would have fallen a victim to his own impetuosity, if not 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 deport