Fortifications of the enemy
General Banks at Harper's Ferry
cavalry raids and picket guard on the Upper Potomac
the little town of Waterford
our scouts in Maryland
daring of Elijah White
capture of McClellan's orderlies.
It now appeared, from the presence of large bodies of the enemy at all the ford
Being out on picket, we enjoyed ourselves amazingly among the farmers, who willingly furnished all things needful, and as our camps were near the little town of Waterford, many pleasant hours were spent there among the pretty Quakeresses and widows — the latter being numerous and handsome.
With their little town of one street scren cloth factories, several tanneries; had a large meeting-house, two small chapels, a newspaper, and excellent grazing land all around them.
In general aspect, Waterford looked much like an English village, only that the inhabitants were prouder in step, wore better clothes, and had rosy, well-cut features that plainly indicated