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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 7. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 2 0 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 2 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: April 26, 1864., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
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er to this, it is sufficient to say that these captures were made on the regular line of the cavalry march, which was following closely in Hooker's wake, observing his movements. That night Gen. S pushed on, and whilst at Brookeville, as also on the next day at Cooksville, he paroled a number of prisoners, exceeding four hundred. At Cooksville a small body of Yankee cavalry was encountered, but was speedily put to flight. At daylight on the 29th Fitz Lee burnt the railroad bridge at Sykesville and tore up the railroad track as far as Hood's Mill, at which point the enemy had crossed on the day previous. Our forces also cut the telegraph wire, thus severing the enemy's military communications in this direction. Our cavalry remained all day in possession of the railroad, threatening Baltimore, and at night moved on to Westminster. At this point our advance was obstinately contested for a short while, but the enemy soon retired. During this engagement two most excellent young m