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The Daily Dispatch: June 19, 1861., [Electronic resource], Ordnance Department, Richmond.Va.,may 26, 1861. (search)
g the attempted destruction but partial in extent. A picket guard of cavalry was stationed on the Virginia side, within sight of this point, at last accounts. They were but few in number, however — not more than six, it is said. The Federal troops reconnoitering — trainfired into. Alexandria, June 15. --A reconnoissance of the Loudoun and Hampshire Railroad was made to-day two miles beyond Vienna. which is fifteen miles North of Alexandria, the train being under charge of Col. Powers, accompanied by first Connecticut troops, under command of Brig. Gen. Tyler. It was reported that the fourth bridge out, recently constructed, was burnt last night; but all the bridges were found to be safe, and the train returned. When two miles this side of Vienna a man fired on the train from an ambush, wounding Gen. Busbee, of the Connectiont Light Guards. Gen. Tyler was standing beside the wounded man on an open car. The shot was evidently intended for him. The train was st