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The Daily Dispatch: December 19, 1861., [Electronic resource] 7 1 Browse Search
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, one of those Yankee tugs that have infested the Potomac for months, drew near and commenced shelling the house of Mr. Withers Waller, whilst the family were all in bed, in fancied, peaceful security. As may well be imagined, the occupants were alad fast around their domicil from an enemy only a few hundred yards off, who regarded neither womanhood nor childhood. Mrs. Waller ran out of the house with nothing but her dress hurriedly slipped over her night clothes, in her bare feet, flying for safety! Mr. Waller secured the children, and hastened them and Mrs. W. to a ditch, where they were hidden and comparatively safe from the demon attack of the heartless foe. The tug fired from 30 to 40 shots, but did not succeed in materially dt stacks of straw, which were of course destroyed. The Yankee tug was armed with two 32 pounders and a rifle gun. Mr. Waller's house is in Stafford county, less than a hundred yards from the river, and some four or five miles above. Aquia Cree