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Capture of Runaways.

--A Confederate scouting party yesterday captured the following runaway negroes, who were making their way to the enemy's lines; Wingfield Scott, slave of Col. Holt, of Columbus, Ga., Fountain, slave of William Taliaferro, of Hanover; John Rush, property of Beverly Douglass, of King William; Armistead Christian, slave of M Shuman, of New Kent; Henry Johnston, slave of William Doggett, of Caroline; Joe, slave of Thomas Harris, of Louisa; James Brown, property of John Scott, of Fauquier; and Robert, slave of Strother Wallace, of Culpeper.--They were committed to Castle Thunder to await identification by their owners.

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