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George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 3, 15th edition. 2 0 Browse Search
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vy artillery duel took place at the junction of Hodgeman and Aestham rivers, between nineteen guns of the Washington Artillery, Col. Walton commanding, and about forty guns of the enemy. In this engagement we lost twenty-four men killed and wounded of the above named corps. Among the killed we have learned the names of Lieut. J. W. Brewer, and privates Taylor Marshall, Walter Chambers, and H. Ross.--Four artillery drivers were also killed. The enemy were driven across the Rappahannock, at Berke ley's ford, and were in full retreat in the direction of Alexandria. As our troops approached the railroad bridge over the Rappahannock, the enemy commenced shelling it with great fray, and finally succeeded in burning the structure. While the fight at Berkeley's Ford was in progress, and after it had terminated, heavy firing was heard on the left, or in the direction of Warrenton, supposed to proceed from some portion of our forces that had crossed higher up the stream. Passenger