Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Poolesville” in article pos=63 of The Daily Dispatch: September 9, 1861., [Electronic resource]:
...sts say they threw shells from their rifled guns over and beyond the town of Leesburg.
The correspondent goes on to say:
Information given by negroes induced a search yesterday south of Poolesville for arms, supposed to be intended for Maryland volunteers in the Confederate cause.
The search was successful.
Some twelve or fifteen complete sets of cavalry equipments were discovered and retai...
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