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The Daily Dispatch: August 26, 1862., [Electronic resource] 5 1 Browse Search
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for safety. All seemed surprised that the Confederates did not pursue the Federal army. When our artillery shelled the camp at Westover, at night, all in Mrs. Selden's house retreated into the cellar; but, upon a Yankee officer declaring that if a candle, left burning up stairs, was not put out, he would "blow, the d — d hou corpse protruding, and from another a pair of legs encased in boots. Some of the gunboats are still lying off Westover, and on one of them was a son of Mrs. James Selden, who is in the U. S. Navy. The commander of the fleet sent word ashore a day or two since that if he saw parties of more than three or four persons on land,boots. Some of the gunboats are still lying off Westover, and on one of them was a son of Mrs. James Selden, who is in the U. S. Navy. The commander of the fleet sent word ashore a day or two since that if he saw parties of more than three or four persons on land, that he would shell the mansion (Mrs. Selden's) at Westover.