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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: November 15, 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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The Purcell battery. The members of the Purcell Battery, now stationed at the Cross Roads, near Aquia Creek, in Stafford county, at a meeting held on the 12th inst., adopted a preamble and resolution of thanks to Mr. John Purcell, Mrs. Joseph Allen, Mr. Richard S. Allen, and the City Council of Richmond, for liberal donations of blankets, shoes, overcoats, &c., forwarded through Mr. Thomas H. Wynne.
ance to any advance of our troops upon their position. They are erecting new batteries at points below the mouth of Quantico creek, the batteries already erected being insufficient to cover the river. Every night some craft succeeds in running the blockade. Measures have been taken by Gen. Hooker to protect the loyal people of that portion of Maryland in exercising the elective franchise in the State election to-day. A new rebel battery has been erected near the old one at Aquia creek. The range of the guns was tested yesterday by firing into the river. About fifty contrabands, who have escaped chiefly from the Rappahannock river to different vessels of the lower division of the Potomac flotilla, have been sent to Fortress Monroe. The rebels not posted as to the operations of the Government. Information received here from persons who have lately been among the rebels at Richmond and Manassas, give assurance that of late the rebels have not been kept post
m to destroy the combined naval and military expedition is holding them intensely uneasy. Latest and Important from down the river. As the second edition of the Star goes to press to-day, we have information from the Lower Potomac, that has just reached here by the newly constructed telegraph line, that the enemy's retrograde movement of yesterday afternoon was continued all last night and this forenoon. They are evidently withdrawing the great bulk of their considerable army at Aquia Creek and around their line of batteries to some at present (to us) unknown point or points. Contrabands and others from among them state that the removing troops are destined for somewhere South of Virginia. If the news from the great expedition, which they are endeavoring to bush up or conceal, had been favorable to them, we question much whether this retrograde movement of their forces on the Lower Potomac would have taken place. All along the line. We hear from Langley's (bey