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, and fled in confusion, pursued by General Stuart nearly to Haymarket, and by General Lee to Gainesville. Here the Federal infantry was encountered, and after capturing a number of them during thffered during this war. Crossing at Buckland, General Fitz Lee pushed down the pike toward Gainesville, while I with the few men of Gordon's and Rosser's brigades, who could be collected after ourthem over the fields, capturing many. General Lee pressed down to within a short distance of Gainesville, when he encountered their infantry, and captured prisoners from the First army corps on thatket, which was driven away after some sharp fighting, and then proceeding more to the left by Gainesville, he crossed the Catharpin and Tittle River, struck into the turnpike below Aldie, and proceedcalled one of the best practical (cavalry) jokes of the war. As our cavalry fell back from Gainesville, on the next day, the great Buckland Races took place. General Kilpatrick came down from Bul
nd strength of the enemy in the vicinity of Gainesville. The reconnoissance was entirely satisfactountered the enemy, and drove him as far as Gainesville, where the entire command bivouacked duringnd skirmished with the enemy's cavalry from Gainesville to Buckland; at the latter point I found hiery exhausted, I retired to the vicinity of Gainesville, where I encamped for the night. Major Claered and driven back upon their supports at Gainesville, where two regiments were found drawn up innce was sounded, and the enemy retired from Gainesville, fighting as they went, taking the Warrenton pike. From Gainesville General Kilpatrick took the precaution to send the First Virginia regimenigade fell back fighting to the vicinity of Gainesville, where the troops disappeared in a belt of o the pike leading from Thoroughfare Gap to Gainesville. To many not acquainted with the circumstan the evening both brigades were in camp at Gainesville, having been engaged nearly all day fightin