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ugh men to take him to Wilmington"--meaning that the Yankees would surrender in order to be exchanged and get a furlough to go home. One of the prisoners told a gentleman that if he wanted to keep anything hid from Yankee soldiers to never let a negro know where it was, that they got all the information they wanted from negroes. But we are told, by persons living in Sherman's line of march, that the Yankees frequently got their information only by punishing and compelling the negroes to communicate the knowledge desired. The report that the village of Wadesboro' was burnt is untrue. Capture of President Davis's Horse. Among the horses captured on General Chesnut's place, in South Carolina, was the superb stallion presented to President Davis by the Viceroy of Egypt. One of the Yankees, after riding the animal through the streets, took off the saddle, and patting him on the back, remarked, "You're too fine to ride in these parts, and we'll send you to Old Abe."