North Carolina cavalry leader experiences an undignified capture in the streets of Hanover

During the intense cavalry fighting in the streets of the Pennsylvania town of Hanover, Colonel W.H.F. Payne, commander of the Second North Carolina Cavalry, had his horse shot from under him by a trooper of the 5th New York and landed headfirst in a tanning vat in the yard of a town tannery. Pulled out covered completely in brown tanning liquid, made up largely of horse urine, Payne became a carefully handled prisoner of war.  (By John Osborne) 
Source Citation
Edward Longacre, The Cavalry at Gettysburg: A Tactical Study of Mounted Operations during the Civil War's Pivotal Campaign, 9 June-14 July 1863 (Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 1993), 176. 
Date Certainty
Exact
Type
Battles/Soldiers
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