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The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Index (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller), C (search)
The Daily Dispatch: January 9, 1863., [Electronic resource],
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Gen. Stuart's recent reconnaissance. [correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.] Camp of 10th Virginia Cavalry.Near Port Royal, Caroline co., Va., Jan. 3, '63. On Wednesday evening, the 24th
the command of Gen. W. H. F. Lee, left this place to unite with the other commands under Gen. J. F. B. Stuart, to, as I presumed, reconnoitre the Yankee army.
All seemed to be in excellent spirits i riving at Burk's Station, I am informed, we captured the telegraph operator and his battery.
Gen. Stuart is said to have sent a dispatch to General Burnside, but I could not learn the purport of it. as said to be heavily ambos with infantry, and they were sure of their game; but we, who know Gen. Stuart, felt that all would be right.
We moved on slowly, taking roads that a Yankee would hardly t town called Middleburg, Confederate colors were to be seen everywhere.
Cheers for Jeff, Davis, Stuart's cavalry, etc., were given by the young ladies with a hearty will.
At Warrenton the same enthu
The Daily Dispatch: January 9, 1863., [Electronic resource], Matters on the
Flag of truce. --This morning Lieut. Virginius Bossieux will carry down 500 Yankees, to be placed on board the flag of truce boat, 124 of whom are sick and wounded. Among these are three citizens who have been placed on special parole; one of whom, named Bull, is particularly charged with the release of the son of Col. Larkin Smith, Ass't Q. M. General. N. C. Ball, alluded to above, was a sutler in the Abolition army, and was captured by Gen. Stuart in one of his raids. He exchanged himself for Mr. Sowers, of Clarke county, a constituent of Mr. Boteler, who returned yesterday. He carries with him his son, (and clerk,) captured at the same time, who has given his parole to return in thirty days, unless young Smith be released and permitted to return home. All of the Abolitionists who go to-day were captured at Fredericksburg. Sixty of them, on account of the want of room in the accommodation at 7 o'clock, will start in the mail train at 3, and be detained in Petersburg