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a straggling Mississippi company at Amite bridge, 24 miles from camp, and captured eight of them. They were in turn surprised by a party of impromptu guerrillas, and the prisoners retaken. The Yankees lost three killed, and their bodies were all the spoils with which they returned to Baton Rouge. The negroes, so far, have proved very faithful to their owners, even under the immediate presence of the enemy. Two regiments of Massachusetts and Connecticut troops went to the farms of Col. H. W. Allen and Captain R. B. Chinn, where they camped, and marauded and tampered with the negroes to their hearts content, but with little effect on the slaves. Only one case occurred where the negroes on a plantation (Dr. Nolan's) refused to work, and then they were told to go off to their white brethren. They started, but were captured and brought back by some planters. In Baton Rouge the Indiana regiment had a row with the New England regiments about the "contrabands" who had escaped from th