NP, RCF 3/31/1865

From the Raleigh Confederate
March 31, 1865
Yankee Raid Near Montgomery
Montgomery, March 28
   A Federal column from 1500 to 1800 strong, struck the Alabama & Florida {(of Alabama)} Road seventy miles below here, yesterday morning, and burned a passenger train. The train which left here Thursday evening collided with the wreck and was captured. Conductor Winn and some passengers were wounded -- the passengers robbed and rolling stock destroyed. The enemy left, stating his destination to be Greenville.
   The enemy on the Railroad below, moved down the road after the capture and destruction of the trains below Greenville; force reported 1500, principally infantry. Railroad little injured as for as ascertained.