Assault upon a white woman by a negro,
The Savannh Republican,
of the 6th inst., says:
Yesterday morning, as a white woman was returning home, after driving her cows to pasture, when near the city, she was met by a negro man, who seized her and took from her $10, all the money she had. He then pulled out a knife and attempted further out rages upon her, threatening to cut her if she resisted.
Two white boys, who witnessed the outrage, gave the alarm to two soldiers, who immediately pursued the negro through the woods for some distance, but were unable to overtake him. Subsequently a gentleman went in pursuit of the negro with his dogs, and succeeded in capturing one in the woods, near Woodland Retreat, whose trail the dogs had made, but it was not certain that he was the