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The Daily Dispatch: March 7, 1864., [Electronic resource], More of the raid — the division of Kilpatrick's command. (search)
he had captured, but released the privates after going a short distance. The officers of the Court Martial, which he captured in the neighborhood, including Lieut.-Col. Jone, Capts. Page and Dement, and Lt. Garber and others, all their escape. A Lieutenant in Capt. Dance's battery, found near Federick Hall, was carried off a prisoner. The Departure of the raiders. The fate of Kilpatrick's command was a matter of great anxiety to the Yankees on the Peninsula. On Wednesday last Col. Spears, 11th Pennsylvania cavalry, cause up to Tunstall's Station three times to meet Kilpatrick, and finding he had not arrived went back. The last time they came up they met him, and falling in with him protected his rear on his way down the Peninsula.--Col. Bradley Johnson, with his gallant body of men, who had been hammering at Kilpatrick's column, then found Dahlgren in his own rear wills a largely superior force, and turned upon him. Had he had a larger force he would have captured them,