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, at five o'clock, marched in the direction of Romney, passing through Frankfort. Upon arriving at of General Kelley's column, in the vicinity of Romney, were heard. After skirmishing with the enemylf-past 2 o'clock we came within four miles of Romney, when the enemy opened fire upon us from Mechaemy gave way, and retreated through the Gap to Romney. After we passed through the Gap at a double-s could be ascertained. The rebel forces at Romney were seven hundred cavalry, and five companies. At Patterson's Creek, eleven miles west of Romney, the troops made a short halt for rest and ref27, gives the rebel account of the skirmish at Romney on the 26th. The writer says the fight was be The fight commenced three or four miles from Romney, whither our troops had gone to meet the enemyalry. The enemy are, no doubt, once more in Romney; and some of our citizens fear they may extend some troops from that place to go also toward Romney. Of course our people regret that the enemy h[12 more...]
shooting my guards or pickets, you will be considered as enemies of your country, and treated accordingly. I shall put as few restrictions upon the ordinary business of the people as possible, and will give as free ingress and egress to and from Romney as the safety of my troops will admit. Citizens who have fled, under the erroneous belief that they would be imprisoned or killed, are invited to return to their homes and families, assured that they shall be protected whenever they can give evigiven the people to seek a market on the railroad for their surplus produce, and to obtain supplies of merchandise, groceries, &c. All persons who have taken up arms against the Government are required to lay them down, return to their homes, and take an oath of allegiance to support the Government of the United States; by so doing they will receive all the protection due to an American citizen. B. F. Kelley, Brigadier-General. Benj. F. Hawkes, Assist. Adj.-Gen. Romney, Va., Oct. 28, 1861.
hepherdstown, son-in-law of Alexander Boteler; Abraham Shepard, a captain in the rebel army, and a considerable number of civil officers of Morgan County who undertook to execute the rebel laws. Telegraphic communications are now received from Romney in four hours, including twenty miles of horse transportation. In a few days the wires will connect. Lamon's brigade (the First Virginia regiment) consists of three companies of cavalry, now with General Kelly; four companies of infantry, andhorses, five cows, several tons of hay, five hundred bushels of wheat, hogs, agricultural implements, wagons, harness, &c. Loss twelve to fifteen thousand dollars. Mr. Conode is a Unionist, and was absent from home at the time. Sharpsburg, Dec. 22 1861. Captain Howes battery of the Fourth regular artillery arrived here to-night, en route from Romney to Washington. The men are perfect war dogs in appearance, having performed the most arduous duties under General Kelly, in Western Virginia.