came along and said: Hurry up and get out of town, for the enemy are coming in heavy force from Harper's Ferry.
Captain M. Frank Imboden was put in charge of the prisoners and he took them through the town at a double quick, followed by the small bois horse.
In the charge he recaptured two of our men that the enemy had taken.
The Yankee Major in his account says: Imboden, with half a dozen shells and a volley or two of carbine and pistol shots and considerable dash, had scooped in pretty n numbered.
Our folks were never very proud of that day's work.
The whole day was a stern chase, but occasionally, when Imboden was pressed too closely and was in need of time to keep the prisoners plunder ahead out of the way, he stopped long enouarry Gilmor and T. Sturgis Davis were Baltimore county men, and Colonel B. L. Simpson—whom Gilmor defeated and chased—was from Baltimore city.
Many Marylanders, too, were under Gilmor and Davis, and were scattered through General Imboden's comm