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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 84 0 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 54 8 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 41 5 Browse Search
Elias Nason, McClellan's Own Story: the war for the union, the soldiers who fought it, the civilians who directed it, and his relations to them. 36 0 Browse Search
George Meade, The Life and Letters of George Gordon Meade, Major-General United States Army (ed. George Gordon Meade) 36 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 6. (ed. Frank Moore) 36 0 Browse Search
Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 32 0 Browse Search
James Barnes, author of David G. Farragut, Naval Actions of 1812, Yank ee Ships and Yankee Sailors, Commodore Bainbridge , The Blockaders, and other naval and historical works, The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 6: The Navy. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 24 2 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: June 11, 1861., [Electronic resource] 22 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 20 0 Browse Search
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Browsing named entities in The Daily Dispatch: October 4, 1861., [Electronic resource]. You can also browse the collection for Aquia Creek (Virginia, United States) or search for Aquia Creek (Virginia, United States) in all documents.

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War incidents. --A gentleman who arrived by the Central train yesterday afternoon, having left the neighborhood of Aquia Creek on Tuesday, informs us that the battery there opened fire on a Federal war steamer that morning, sending several shots at her. The effect is not positively known, though it is believed that one or more of the shots took effect. Five other steamers, which had been -ing higher up the river, hastened to her relief but we were unable to learn whether or not they took any part in the action. We have received some information as to the operations of our forces at an important point on the Potomac, which prudence forbids us to mention at this time. The Central train brought down twenty-five "Union" men, who constituted a portion of the "Home Guard" of Hardy county, Virginia. They were captured by the Rock- Cavalry on the 21st of August, and that time been in prison at Mon- A more ragged, dirty, graceless set we never saw — good specimens, however, of t
The Daily Dispatch: October 4, 1861., [Electronic resource], The Religious exercises for the National Fast day. (search)
deal about it, and confess the navigation is stopped, unless they take the batteries. They will not find that so easy, and will hardly attempt such a hazardous enterprise. Their attention appears to be directed only to Matthias' Point, below Aquia Creek. They will find there is another formidable battery between Aquia Creek and Washington, capable of arresting the progress of any fleet. They can neither get up nor down. We have the river closed for a distance of some forty miles. Our MarylAquia Creek and Washington, capable of arresting the progress of any fleet. They can neither get up nor down. We have the river closed for a distance of some forty miles. Our Maryland friends need not be afraid hereafter, in crossing the river, of the Pawnee, or any other of Lincoln's ships. Unless there be an army of occupation all along the shore, there will be free communication between Maryland and Virginia. These were masked batteries in reality, for they have been constructed secretly and behind a screen. The Yankees have talked so much about masked batteries where there have been none, that they will now realize the truth of the fable about the cry of wolf. Th