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Who is the Southern Major Captured by the Routed Lincolnites at Little Bethel? The "Old Lady" sends us the following, which conveys some important information not generally known:

Many here believed that the unfortunate individual taken by the Federal troops at Little Bethel in their hasty flight before the pursuing Cavalry of Gen. Magruder, was none other than some plain farmer on the road, known by his neighbors as Major So-and-so, and whom the enemy seized upon as a trophy of their brilliant exploits at Great Bethel. But it has since leaked out that this prisoner of war, over whom so much parade is made, is the veritable Connecticut Yankee tin pedlar, formerly a resident of this city, Major Titus O. Rice, of the late Virginia Militia, and who was at large upon a parole of honor granted by Picayune Butler.

The Old Lady.

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