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The Daily Dispatch: June 19, 1861., [Electronic resource], Ordnance Department, Richmond.Va.,may 26, 1861. (search)
stroyed to prevent their falling into the hands of the Federalists, who were supposed to be concentrating upon Harper's Ferry from the direction of Greencastle and Cumberland. the messenger further reports that all the troops have been withdrawn from the Maryland shore, and that the town of Harper's Ferry has been evacuated by the great body of the Confederate troops recently there. A small force is yet there, probably the rear guard of the retreating army. The wife and family of Gen. Huger were at the Ferry last night, and had engaged a private conveyance from this city to take them to a point further southward, but were compelled to accompany the column in its sudden flight. The destruction of the bridge may be regarded as certain. Confirmatory intelligence of the fact has been received here. A gentleman from this city, who was at Harper's Ferry last night, saw the preparations being made for the blowing up of the structure. The bridge at Shepherdstown was also burnt