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The Yankees in Greenbrier

--Averill, upon his retreat from Greenbrier, left his wounded, as well as our wounded who fell into his hands, at Hillsboro', a town about three miles from the battle-field. A few days after the fight, the Confederates took both into their keeping. They also buried the dead on the field, which Averill had not stopped to do. There were 34 Confederate and 60 Yankee soldiers left unburied on the field. The Staunton Spectator gives some account of the outrages of the Yankees in Greenbrier. It says:

‘ At Lewisburg they arrested Messrs. James Withrow, Patrick Beirne, and James N. Montgomery, but released them before they left. They took away a great many servants. Among the persons who lost in this way were Col. Samuel McClung, Col. Joel McPherson, and Mrs. Patsy Mathews. --They entered and robbed the stores of Messrs. Johnson E. Bell and William H. Montgomery. They entered houses, broke open trunks, and robbed ladies of their clothes and jewelry. They robbed Mrs. S. S. Smith and her daughters, living half a mile cast of the town, of all the clothes they had. They burned the barn and out houses of Mr. James Calwell living at the bridge three miles east of town, and set fire to the brick dwelling, but it was put out by Mr. Calwell's servants. At this place they robbed Mrs. Captain Robert F. Dennis of her furs, clothes, jewelry, &c. In what is known as the Irish Corner, some six or seven miles from the town of Lewisburg, they robbed a number of houses. They had no respect of persons, and robbed those who were supposed to be Union men, as readily and thoroughly as other persons. Gen. Averill's forces did not stop there, but came on east, as we stated in last week's issue. At Callaghan's the Chaplain of the regiment set the example of robbery by breaking open the store of Mr. Buster at that place. Mr. Buster called the attention of the Colonel of his regiment to the fact, when the Chaplain received the benefit not only of a reproof, but of a terrible cursing, and threat of speedy punishment in this world, in the form of horsewhipping.

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