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--a raid of the enemy at Northern Virginia Fredericksburg. (search)
From Northern Virginia--a raid of the enemy at Fredericksburg. We have very little later intelligence of operations in Northern Virginia. So far as we are informed, indications seem to justify the conclusion that an advance of the enemy is contemplated. It is said that the corps of the Dutch General Sigel crossed the Rappahannock river on Friday night last. Considerable skirmishing has occurred within the last two or three days in the vicinity of Warrenton. We have intelligence of a Yankee raid upon the town of Fredericksburg. Mr. R. H. Mullen, who left the town after our own troops had retired, and while the enemy were still in possession, has furnished as with the following account of the raid. About 9 o'clock yesterday morning the enemy's cavalry, supposed to number some three or four hundred, crossed the river at Falmouth, and dashed into the town, through Commerce, Main, and Princess Anne streets. Our forces in the town consisted of four companies of cavalry,