stores, and took the contents of each; filled bags and sacks and carried them off; Dr. Stephens, apothecary; and J. A. Spillman's, W. Boatwright's, M. Kotz's, M. Jackson's; and they then went into the Warrenton Hotel, kept by a widow lady, stole the blankets off of the beds, and defaced and broke the furniture; and then went to Mr. Rhinesbury's, and there stole clothes and jewelry, and were very insulting to his family.
They were also robbing private dwellings.
They went to the place of M. C. Bragg, and broke into his meat-house and stole some one thousand six hundred pounds of meat.
They next visited Mrs. J. Smith, a widow lady, and stole all of her meat and also some of her bed-clothes.
This party was led or commanded by one Colonel Clendenin, who came to bring a pass to the Episcopal minister and his wife to go to New York, and also offered to send an escort for them when they should get ready to go. Now, the citizens had to pay very heavily for the Rev. Mr. Bartan's pass, and