A "Union Leaguer" Gobbled up.
--On the 16th inst. Maj. O'Ferrall
, with about thirty Confederate cavalrymen, dashed into Bath
, Mergan county, Va., and brought off as prisoners the following members of a "Union League" in session there.
, who has been representing the district composed of Morgan
and Pendleton counties
in the new State Legislature at Wheeling
; Jos. S. Wheat
, member of the House of Delegates from Morgan county
in same Legislature; Robert Flas
, Commonwealth's Attorney for Morgan county
, formerly a county Judge
; Thos. M. Shrives
, laborer, and two members of the 13th Lincoln Western Virginia infantry, names not given nor material.--Bechtol and Wheat
are native born Virginians
, and Flan is an original New Yorker.
These prisoners have come on to swell the number at Richmond
.--They conversed very freely, and expressed their gratification being so kindly treated by our people.