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The Daily Dispatch: June 24, 1861., [Electronic resource], More Villainy on the
More Villainy on the Potomac. About forty Federal soldiers landed at Mr. Withers Waller's farm in Stafford county, about eight miles above Aquia Creek, on Tuesday, about daylight, and surrounded his house. Mr. W. hastily dressed and opened his door, invited their officers in and demanded their business. They asked who had come over to his house from the Maryland shore — He replied, Mr. Moore, his partner in the fishing business, who was a Marylander, and was up stairs asleep, and offered
ted, and the boat landed at first within twenty yards of him; but hearing the clank of a sword, they moved off.
Cannot some system be devised by which these outrages can be stopped, and no such party be allowed to escape alive?
Although forty to one, they were frightened.
To the soldiers we say, better have twenty false alarms than one surprise, and look out for spies.
How come the enemy to suspect Mr. Waller was harboring Marylander, or entertaining soldiers?--Fredericksburg News.
The Daily Dispatch: December 19, 1861., [Electronic resource],
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