On Tuesday last, a detachment under Lt. Baylor
made a dash upon the Yankees
at Front Royal, in Warren county
The detachment numbered twenty-eight men, and the result of their expedition, according to one account, was the capture of the Provost Marshal
of the place, two Captains
and eight privates.
Another account says they captured thirty of the Provost Guard, and eleven horses, and that they were afterwards charged upon by two companies of Yankee cavalry and a body of infantry, when twenty of the prisoners made their escape.
The other ten.
with the horses, were brought into Harrisonburg
on Tuesday night. Our loss was one killed, two wounded, and four horses killed.
, of Lt. Baylor
's party, visited his home in the Valley
, and upon his return captured a Yankee team, with four or five horses.
He left the wagon but brought the horses into camp, made an officer a present of one, and was offered two hundred dollars a piece for the others.