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late files of Southern papers, one of which contained a correspondence from one Miss Latham, who was expelled from our lines some time since for taking on horse-airs in church. It made the startling announcement to the Southern public, that the Yanks had added another animal to their menagerie in the person of Beast McPherson. The General felt badly, but could not weep. On the eighth, we encountered the enemy, fourteen thousand strong, at a point he had selected to check our progress, bution, etc., should not be lost. He had probably seen our wagon train, which required five hours to pass a given point, and became frightened at it, as his official report will show. It was that there were precisely one hundred and fifty thousand Yanks, and that they were coming like damnation!--that each one had a label on the front of his hat, on which was the inscription, in large letters, Moblle or hell! About this time our cavalry entered the town, and the General mounted his horse and s
ed the Virginia Railroad, and tore up the track in four places, destroying whatever property would render the road useless. At Frederickshall, on the Central Railroad, they came upon a court-martial, peacefully holding its sessions, and captured a colonel, five captains, and two lieutenants. General Lee had passed over the railroad on his way to his army but an hour before our men reached it. As they passed through the country in the most good-natured way, questioning as to whether any Yanks had been seen there lately, the inhabitants could not believe it was Lincoln's cavalry who were paying them a visit. The negroes generally were delighted, and many, in the presence of their owners, asked to be allowed to go along. A large number were thus gathered together, who cheerfully trudged along with the cavalry, delighted at gaining their freedom. Occasionally Union families were encountered who gave valuable information, and freely offered what they had to eat and drink. Lea