From the Rappahannock lines.
No train came in on the Central Railroad yesterday, but we learn via Lynchburg
is still retreating and had arrived at Brandy Station
about mid way between Culpeper C. H. and the Rappahannock river
His rear was much annoyed by our cavalry, who had captured several prisoners, and killed and wounded many of the retreating Yankees
It is stated that there are 3,500 Yankees in Culpeper county
Among the wounded Yankees
at Charlottesville Maj. Jas Savage
, of the 2d Massachusetts.
He is a brother of the wife of Prof. Rogers
, formerly of the University of Virginia. One of their officers, Lieut. Helwach
, of the Pennsylvania Zouaves, asked to be parbled — desired the Captain
of the post to release him on parole, saying that his company had been disbanded before the battle in Culpeper
, and that he had used his best efforts to be kept out of the fight.
He was informed that that was his misfortune, but it was not the fault of the Confederate Government.
He was found in bad company, and now he must suffer the penalty, and thank Gen. Pope
for being treated as a criminal, instead of as a prisoner.
the citizens refused to take the oath as framed, but proposed to obligate themselves to do nothing against the United States
, whilst they were within the enemy's lines.
acceded to their terms.
, or his officers affected to deny the authenticity of the orders attributed to him, and when some of the citizens waited on the Federal
authorities to learn upon what terms, short of taking the oath, they were to be permitted to remain at their homes, the Federal
officers refused to indicate, saying that a correspondence was going on between Lincoln
upon the subject, and the matter would soon be developed.