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The Daily Dispatch: November 12, 1863., [Electronic resource] 1 1 Browse Search
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their steps, and came to Burnt Ordinary, only two miles distant from the Union pickets. On Tuesday morning, at three o'clock, fatigued and completely worn out, they approached the Union pickets, and, being challenged, the Major asked whether he was a Union man or rebel, when the sentinel replied the former.--The picket, on asking "Who goes there?" received in reply, "Two Union officers, escaped from Libby, Major Houstain, of the One Hundred and Thirty-second New York Volunteers, and Lieut. Von Weitzien, of Scott's Nine Hundred cavalry. " The picket informed them that he belonged to the First New York Mounted Rifles, Colonel B. F. Onderdonk. He detained the fugitives until four o'clock, when the relief came up, and the two officers were escorted to the guard-house. Last evening Major Houstain, having received a leave of absence for twenty days, left for Williamsburg, L. L., where his family resides, and Lieutenant Von. Weitzten for Washington, to report to his regiment. He w