Late Tankers raid into Greenbrier.
I correspondent, writing from Lewisburg
, furnishes us with some particulars of the recent plundering expedition of the Yankees
appears that the Quartermaster
of Gen. Jenkins
had provided some there hundred bushels of wheat at the farm of Charles McClung
, in the extreme Northern corner of the county, on Sinking street. On Friday, the 7th of November. five four horse wagons, and two two-horse wagons were sent to this grain.
The wheat was stored in a small out-houses or family school-house.
The wagons arrived there just before night, and were only partly load of when darkness came on. The enemy's cavalry sent of near one hundred men, (from Summersville
vis Cherry Tree Bottom and Cold Knob.) subtress advised of the circumstances by some had from the mountain North
of the farm the arrival of the wagons, and made a decent from towards the Cold Knob
after night, surrounding the premises, capturing the wagon mass and teamsters and twenty four good horses and Placing the wagons partly loaded in to the school-house, they fired the mass, then took their departure with the prisoners, and harness — making a hasty retreat back Summersville
, and on to Kanawha Valley, below bridge from whence two citizen prisoners have returned to Greenbrier