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The Daily Dispatch: April 29, 1861., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
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ne of march from Annapolis between 6 and 7 o'clock on Wednesday morning, and arrived at the Junction about 8 o'clock yesterday. The column kept the railroad track, and marched all Wednesday night, with two brass cannon in the van, and pickets and skirmishers out. They marched quietly, without drum, and the country people were not aware of their night passage, although they flocked along the road during the day time. The troops halted, and kindling fires, breakfasted in the woods of Columbus Jacobs, Esq., throwing themselves on their blankets on the ground. The fires were kindled with the fencing on the place, but all destroyed was paid for. The troops after breakfast formed and marched up to King's woods, at the Junction, and planting their guards and pickets, laid themselves down to catch some repose after their fatiguing march. The two taverns at the Junction did a thriving business while the liquor lasted, the soldiers imbibing freely. Fifty cents a dozen were paid for eggs