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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 84 0 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 54 8 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 41 5 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 6. (ed. Frank Moore) 36 0 Browse Search
George Meade, The Life and Letters of George Gordon Meade, Major-General United States Army (ed. George Gordon Meade) 36 0 Browse Search
Elias Nason, McClellan's Own Story: the war for the union, the soldiers who fought it, the civilians who directed it, and his relations to them. 36 0 Browse Search
Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 32 0 Browse Search
James Barnes, author of David G. Farragut, Naval Actions of 1812, Yank ee Ships and Yankee Sailors, Commodore Bainbridge , The Blockaders, and other naval and historical works, The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 6: The Navy. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 24 2 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: June 11, 1861., [Electronic resource] 22 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 20 0 Browse Search
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Browsing named entities in The Daily Dispatch: August 19, 1861., [Electronic resource]. You can also browse the collection for Aquia Creek (Virginia, United States) or search for Aquia Creek (Virginia, United States) in all documents.

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. Gen Hetzelman paid a visit to Alexandria to-day for the first time since the battle of Bull-Run. He is recovering slowly from the wound he received at that time, but hopes soon to assume command of his brigade. Twenty Confederate cavalry scouts were seen yesterday six miles from here, in the direction of Mount Vernon. Information, thought to be reliable, has been received here that batteries are being created at White-House Point, also at Quantico, ten miles this side of Aquia Creek. The steamer Pawnee suddenly steamed up last night, and went down the river to make a thorough reconnaissance. The report that the small-pox is raging to a fearful extent at Manassas Junction is credited here by Secessionists, also by those in military authority. From Gen. Bank's column. Headquarters, near Sandy Hook, Aug. 14. --Since regimental officers, stationed below Harper's Ferry, have been restricted from issuing passes to cross the Potomac into Virginia, Gen
ill Later. Another Installment of Northern News — The Skirmish on the Potomac — Firing at Aquia Creek — Affairs in Missouri--Later from Fortress Monroe, &c., &c., &c., The special express yerly this morning cannonading was heard on the Potomac, apparently taking place at or near the Aquia Creek batteries of the disunionists. We have rumors from Fort Washington and Alexandria, alleg Era either of the smaller steamers of the flotilla could reach her with their guns, the Aquia Creek batteries must be demolished and the enemy driven from them. It may be that this was donhis morning. If so, the large number of scows and floats collected by the disunionists about Aquia Creek have probably been destroyed or captured — with, it may be, the batteries; hardly the George Washington, Aug. 16--This morning many rumors prevailed as to the effect of a battle at Aquia Creek represented as having taken place early in the day, but an officer just returned from that v
om Washington. Washington, Aug. 17 --It is proposed to burn all the woods on the banks of the Potomac, to prevent the constant disasters to the Federals from concealed Southerners. Heavy firing was heard to-day in the direction of Aquia Creek. It is stated that Minister Faulkner was arrested as a hostage for Messrs. Ely, McGraw and others. No non-combatants are prisoners. Quartermaster Melggs has gone to New York, to investigate clothing contracts. The Contract Committee are making astonishing discoveries. The Pawnee exchanged a few harmless shots this forenoon at Aquia Creek. President Lincoln has issued a proclamation declaring all commercial intercourse with the seceded States unlawful. Goods going to or coming from them, either by land or water, without Secretary Chase's special permit, will be forfeited, and vessels or vehicles conveying the same will also be forfeited, and all persons engaged will be arrested, and travel from North to Sou