From the Richmond Sentinel, 11/21/1864, p. 1, c. 7

CAUGHT GOING TO THE YANKEES. - Geo. B. And E. Payant were yesterday morning arrested on the Williamsburg road, five miles from the city, between our line of battle and picket line. In company with them was one W. Weke(?), of the Tredegar Battalion. The Payants are believed to have been going to the enemy, but they protested that they were only on their way to visit a friend on our lines in front of Fort Harrison. - This is simply a story concocted on the spur of the moment. They might as well have told the truth, which is, that they are both Englishmen, and had made up their minds for some time past to go North, whither their two sisters went a fortnight ago.

 

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