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The Daily Dispatch: June 20, 1861., [Electronic resource] 1 1 Browse Search
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of which is probably bogus: Col. Everett's battalion of District volunteers is at Seneca Mills, Md., 25 miles above Georgetown. They are on the line of the canal, and see the pickets of the enemy at all hours. The day before yesterday they had a brush with a body of Confederate cavalry, 100 strong, Col. Everett's men lying on their faces and blazing away at the enemy on the other side of the river whenever they showed themselves. They killed the captain of the Secession company (Capt. Shrieves) and two privates. They saw them fall from their horses and picked up and dragged off into the woods by their companions. Col. Stone is at Darrington with the Ninth New York Regiment, four miles above Seneca Mills. His command was fired upon by this same cavalry company yesterday evening, and two of the enemy's balls were picked up. They were the long range Minnie musket balls. During the skirmish Major Wall, Col. Everett and Col. Styles, of the New York Ninth Regiment, took musk