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, that I may be in condition to give you particulars as eye-witness and participant. A rumor was received at headquarters to-day, to the effect that a battle was fought at Romney, the county seat of Hampshire county, resulting in the defeat of the Lincolnites and the taking of a number of prisoners, amongst whom were a Colonel and two of his staff. The report has not been confirmed, but is generally credited. I have heard of a singular circumstance in connection with the affair at Vienna on Monday last, in which a prophecy was literally fulfilled. A gentleman who is in our Army, while on a visit last winter to his brother-in-law, in Ohio, urged him to leave that hot-bed of Abolitionism, and come to Virginia. The latter replied that he would come, but it would be with gun in hand, to crush the rebels. "If you come on such an errand, I predict you will run away," replied the indignant Southerner. The prediction seems to have been speedily accomplished, for a blanket with t
The fight at Vienna. --The Front Royal Gazette publishes a letter from a gentleman who witnessed the Vienna fight, which makes the following statement: A lady came up from Alexandria to-day, and reported that three car-loads of dead and wounded arrived there this morning. If the South Carolinians had been there at the time every man of them would have been taken. None of our men have been hurt. I believe God is on our side. A gentleman from Alexandria has just arrived here, and reports that 200 bodies of the Federal troops arrived there this morning badly mangled.
rom experience, all who may be on outposts to adopt the following plan for being speedily prepared at a call to arms in the night: Lie down with the clothes on, the shoes on the right side of the pallet, the hat just at the head, and the musket and accoutrements on the left side. Thus prepared, a soldier can, at the slightest alarm, and with the least possible delay, spring from the arms of Morpheus into the proper attitude of a son of Mars. It appears that the Yankees in the affair at Vienna had a cannon mounted on a car as a swivel, to turn in all directions on a pivot; but this, like all their improved arms, availed them not. God was with us and we slew the invaders by scores. This morning early, two Federal regulars were captured by a detachment of a Mississippi regiment within a few miles of here, and the vigilance of our troops is at times rewarded by occasional glimpses at most suspicious and toryish looking men. A judicious application of hemp would prove a powerful
the report of heavy firing in the direction of Alexandria, which, from its nearness, was supposed to be at a station on the Orange and Alexandria Railroad called Vienna, distant about eight miles from the Court-House, which was soon followed by another, and another, until we counted nineteen reports. Then all was still, and anxit two o'clock in the morning, having marched about fifty-five or sixty miles; we sallied forth to get the news immediately. They say they arrived in good time at Vienna, and destroyed the water tank, and waited patiently for the coming of the apes, until they supposed they had news that there was a force waiting for them and thatwhistle. They immediately faced about and marched back and sent out a detachment of the Wise troop, of Lynchburg, to reconnoitre, who was seen by a man living at Vienna, who was observed to run toward the train waving his handkerchief for them to go back. The whistle sounded down brakes, and the motion of the engine reversed, an
ir battery of artillery with them, and leaving Vienna without Disunion troops in it. A scout whday before yesterday. The neighbors about Vienna say that the South Carolinians lost six killed the cars, stationhouse, and water stations at Vienna, since the fight there. There is reason t companies of Ohio troops from annihilation at Vienna was due to the fact that the train which took ave been in not taking the full regiment up to Vienna, throwing out scouts as well, and dropping theete list of the killed on the Federal side, at Vienna. The list of wounded, however, is not completubsequently took the enemy's masked battery at Vienna. Equally untrue is a report that the Fede has been ordered. From an eye-witness at Vienna. The Baltimore Exchange, received since ther who was on the train that was fired into at Vienna. He told me that the first ball damaged the che United States--thus treats of the affair at Vienna: It is not a little irritating to find t[4 more...]