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til yesterday, when the danger having passed they were disbanded. Private James Pleasants, of the Goochland troop. We alluded, the other day, to the extraor that it is entirely correct, but we believe it to be very nearly so. Private Pleasants being at home on a furlough, happened to be in bed, at the house of his ussed, waiting for one who had lingered behind. He no sooner approached, than Pleasants sprang up from the gully, presented his gun, and told him that he was his prielled to dismount, and yield up his horse to his captor. Mounting the horse, Pleasants rode on after the remaining Yankees and coming on a group of seven, compelled, finding the expected support not coming up, laid his hand upon his pistol. Pleasants immediately snapped his pistol, which did not go off, and wheeling his horse,ccupied a house, and the Yankees had brought up a cannon to batter the house, Pleasants went up to the upper story, stationed himself at the window, and gave notice