Arrest of a young lady.
, a loyal young lady in one of the northwestern counties in Virginia
, was arrested and put in jail in Buckhannon, Upshur county
, on a charge of cutting telegraph wires in the Yankee
When interrogated, she confessed she had cut the wires, and said that she would do so again if set at liberty, at the same time refusing to take the oath of Yankee servitude.
One end of the wire cut was found stuck in the ground several inches, and when asked why she did that, she replied that a great many Yankees had been killed, and as that wire pointed the way they had gone it would doubtless be used to know if there was room for any more.