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A gallant feat.--A day or so since, a small squad of privates got leave of absence to see their families in Galloway County, some fifty miles from Camp General Smith. Their names are James Henderson, C. D. Gray, E. T. Manard, J. W. Parker, Henry Henderson, and T. B. Scully.

They went out home, near the Tennessee line. When it was rumored they were in the neighborhood, Capt. Bourland, who had made up a regular cavalry company, and had been sworn into the Confederate service, with nine of his men, started to capture Col. Williams' men; but these brave boys being on the alert, awaited until they arrived at Henderson's house, when they surrounded the rebels and captured the whole squad, nine, the Captain included, but the Captain afterwards made his escape in the bushes. The names of those men are Capt. J. N. Bourland, James Albrittain, John Linn, Josiah Ballance, J. R. McKnight, Wm. M. Duncan, J. M. Taylor, Gilbert Hart and, Arch. Bogard. All honor to these brave boys. The rebels from this part of the State had better stand from under, for Col. Williams is getting a formidable force of as brave boys as ever shouldered a musket, and being well acquainted with the geography of the country, and all the roads, neighborhoods, &c., will render incalculable service.

The richness of the joke, however, consists in nine men, with double barrel guns, making 18 shots, being captured by six men, with only single barrel guns, and only 6 shots.--Louisville Journal, Nov. 19.

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