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en companies of volunteers at Mathias Point, and had ordered a section of Walker's battery to the same place. On July 14th, Colonel Davies, with the Fifteenth New York, made a reconnaissance from Alexandria 7 miles out on the Fairfax road, 10 miles on the Richmond, or Telegraph road, and to Mt. Vernon. Only a small picket was met on the Richmond road. Some of Davies' command visited the house of Col. John A. Washington, near Mt. Vernon, and brought away plantation supplies, taking Colonel Washington's teams and negroes to haul them to camp. Davies sent back the teams and supplies, but kept the negroes to do team duty in his brigade. Col. D. S. Miles, his division commander, instructed Davies to respect private property, and send back the negroes. On June 2d, Brig.-Gen. G. T. Beauregard took command of the Confederate troops on the Alexandria line. His main line of defense was behind Bull run, and his headquarters at Manassas Junction, 26 miles from Alexandria and the Potoma