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The Capture of Romney. --The subjoined dispatch was sent from Chambersburg, Pa., June 13. We look upon it as a wholesale lie. It is true that the Federal troops occupied Romney, but if there was any skirmish on the occasion we never before heard of it: Col. Lewis Wallace, who, with a portion of his Indiana regiment, leRomney, but if there was any skirmish on the occasion we never before heard of it: Col. Lewis Wallace, who, with a portion of his Indiana regiment, left Cumberland on Tuesday to attack the Confederate camp at Romney, Va., surprised the enemy, and, after a sharp conflict, completely routed the 500 Secession troops composing the encampment, capturing a few prisoners, killing 2, wounding 1, and taking a first class camp equipage, provisions, medical stores, arms, etc. Only one of Romney, Va., surprised the enemy, and, after a sharp conflict, completely routed the 500 Secession troops composing the encampment, capturing a few prisoners, killing 2, wounding 1, and taking a first class camp equipage, provisions, medical stores, arms, etc. Only one of the Indiana troops was wounded. The victors have returned to Cumberland with their spoils.
The Daily Dispatch: June 19, 1861., [Electronic resource], Ordnance Department, Richmond.Va.,may 26, 1861. (search)
were moving up and down the canal on the opposite side of the river freely, although there were a few sentinels on the near shore, and two camps on the heights behind the town, containing 600 of the remaining troops, all of whom would be gone by to-night to follow the main body to Winchester. The greater part of the 14,000 troops stationed at the Ferry go southward to join Generals Besuregard and Lee's forces. The smaller body, it is believed, will march to join General Henry A. Wise, near Romney, who is to oppose the advance of Gen. McClellan's column from the West. There was a dress parade of all the troops here this afternoon. They were drawn up in line in front of headquarters, and reviewed by Col. Heintzelman. To-day we have had the hottest weather the troops have yet experienced. The thermometer stood at 105 degrees in the sun. It was reported among the Secessionists at Vienna, fifteen miles out, this afternoon, that Federal forces are at Leesburg. The people