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The Daily Dispatch: July 3, 1861., [Electronic resource], A Federal gunboat. (search)
Accidentally shot. --Mr. Huffman, keeper of a market garden on the western suburbs, was accidentally shot a night or two since through the thigh, while doing patrol duty. His injuries are severe, but not dangerous. Dr. Hancock was called in and rendered the necessary medical aid.
The Daily Dispatch: July 3, 1861., [Electronic resource], Runaway in jail. (search)
Skirmish near Alexandria Daring Expedition of a Detachment of the Governor's Guard — Confirmation of the [Death of Sergeant Hance--The Enemy Routed. Higgyson Hancock, Esq., an honorary member of the Governor's Guard, returned to this city yesterday from Manassas Junction. We regret to say that he confirms the reported death of Sergeant Henry Hanes, of that company, in a conflict with the enemy, near Alexandria, on Sunday night last. From Mr. Hancock, and others who arrived yesterdayMr. Hancock, and others who arrived yesterday, we have received statements of the affair, which can be relied upon. It appears that Mr. Hanes, in company with a detachment of twenty-nine and two guides started from their camp on Friday evening last, in the direction of Alexandria. They continued their observations for a day or two, gradually drawing nearer to the Federal outposts. We are informed that by some means they obtained the countersign of the enemy, and on Sunday night, actually passed three of his pickets, and got within