operty of Quartermaster Means, of the Confederate service — and one prisoner, who mistook the National pickets for his own. He represents himself as an aid of Gen. Stuart.
The Union troops of the expedition consisted of the New York Seventy-ninth, Third Vt., Nineteenth Indiana, and a portion of a Wisconsin regiment, with eighty regular cavalry, Griffin's West Point battery, and a section, two guns, of Mott's New York battery.
This afternoon Lieut.-Col. Letcher, with a detachment of Col. Woodward's regiment, captured James B. Clay, with sixteen of his men, while on his way to join Zollicoffer.
They were taken to Camp Dick Robinson. John C. Breckinridge was with their party in Cincinnati, Ohio, but escaped.--National Intelligencer, Sept. 28.
Lieutenant McCrea, with the steamers J. Bell and Seminole, made an attack on a rebel battery at Freestone Point, on the Potomac River.--(Doc. 59.)
An action took place at Chapmanville, Va., between a force of National troops under C