Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Dranesville” in chapter 1.33 of Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35.:
... expedition started at 6 A. M., December 20th.
The day was cold, bright and clear.
On the march Ord learned that the Confederate marauders had decamped, but that there was a respectable picket at Dranesville , which might be captured.
Moving forward cautiously he entered Dranesville about midday.
He was accompanied by his cavalry and artillery, the infantry moving up at some distance in the rear.
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