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of a skeleton of one troop of cavalry--Captain Sheets's — a part of Col. Monroe's brigade of Hampshire militia, Capt. Sibert's 8th Star Artillery, from New Market, (two guns,) and a part of Col. Mann Spittler's regiment of Page, Shenandoah, and Rockingham militia, under Lt.-Col. Buswell--these whole forces forming Col. Monroe's brigade, and amounting in all, as before stated, to not over 300 effective men. The enemy, amounting to at least 7,000 men, on Tuesday, the 7th inst., came upon this ge, (who has since died,) killed outright Thomas Lloyd, of Shenandoah, and shot down at his gun and post of duty a brave-hearted Irishman belonging to the gallant 8th Star Artillery. One others man, a member of Capt. Hiram Kite's company, from Rockingham, received a slight flesh wound. These are all the casualties we suffered. Two of our men — Jona- than Whistler and Manoma J. Sluss, both residing near Mount Crawford — were taken prisoners, and are in the hands of the enemy. They were membe<
Charged with rape. --Jonas, a slave belonging to the estate of James Devier, dec'd, was committed to jail in this place on Wednesday night last, charged with attempting to commit a rape upon the person of a little girl, about 10 years old, near Spring Creek.--The outrage was attempted, it is said, on the 23d December. The negro is an old man, crippled, and has been living in the family to which the little girl is attached for two or three years. --Rockingham Reg., 17th.