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sergeants, whilst going from camp near Centreville as bearer of despatches to Washington, on the twenty-third instant, was met on the road near Allandale, about two o'clock P. M., by a detachment of the Second Massachusetts cavalry, the Sergeant of the latter asking Captain Gillingham if they need apprehend any danger, to which Captain Gillingham replied: So far, we have not met with any obstruction. Captain Gillingham had scarcely gone over four hundred yards, when he was met by a party of Mosby's cavalry, consisting of about one hundred men, by whom he was ordered, under fire, to halt. Captain Gillingham, taking them for our own troops, (as they were dressed similar to his own men,) replied, Hold up firing — you are fools — you are firing on Government troops, to which the captain of said troops replied: Surrender there, you Yankee----. Captain Gillingham replied he could not see the joke. Then, turning to Sergeant Long, Orderly of company B, and to Sergeant Burnham, ordered the
Colonel Mosby outwitted. Colonel Mosby, the guerrilla chief, has become famous, and his dashinColonel Mosby, the guerrilla chief, has become famous, and his dashing exploits are often recorded to our disadvantage; but even he meets with his match occasionally. behind each pair of which was either C:)lo el Mosby, a rebel captain or a lieutenant, all rather dud, and so quietly gave up the contest. Colonel Mosby was much elated by his good fortune, and rhis horse, hid himself in the hay and escaped, Mosby not daring to wait and hunt him up. On the red rebels. When they arrived at Paris, Colonel Mosby dismounted and stepped Into the house wherut really putting his foot into the stirrup of Mosby's saddle and laying hold of one of the overloo. The Captain turned round and fired, and Colonel Mosby came to the door to see what all that----rrst New-York. And away they went, leaving Colonel Mosby dismounted, and outwitted of his best horso present them to the Yankee Corporal who beat Mosby out of his pet nag. Captain Gere returned t[1 more...]