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respondence of the Dispatch.] Manassas Junction, July 18-- 10 P. M. Victory perches upon our banners. The army of the Potomac, under the command of General Beauregard, gave battle to the enemy to-day, at Bull's Run, four miles from Manassas Junction, in a Northwest direction, and three miles to the left of the Alexandria re few. Yesterday the enemy appeared in force at Fairfax Court House, when, after exchanging a few shots with them, our troops retreated to Roll's Run, General Beauregard preferring to give them battle there. The General was hurriedly sent for and quickly came to the scene of action, when he ordered the retreat, which has prhas been stated that the enemy threw chain shot and fired upon our hospital while the yellow flag, which secures immunity in civilized nations, was flying. General Beauregard had a narrow escape, a ball having passed through the kitchen of a house where he was partaking of dinner. I need not say the General has displayed qualiti
As Powhatan has been somewhat taunted for not having done her duty in the present emergencies, I will take pleasure in giving you a correct account of what she has been doing in maintaining the honor and defending the rights of the South. The entire strength of our militia, including the various volunteer companies, is only 342, and out of that number we have 90 in the Powhatan Troop which has been in the service more than two months and are highly honored in being the body guard of Gen. Beauregard, and we are assured that in material and discipline, it is not surpassed by any troop in the service. Then we have the Powhatan Rifles, numbering 65, which I am sorry to see suffered severely at Laurel Hill, whilst they were gallantly contending against the superior numbers of the enemy. And last, but not least, is Capt. W. J. Dance's Artillery company, numbering 75, which was mustered into service yesterday. Without meaning to detract any thing from the other companies, we are const
The Daily Dispatch: July 20, 1861., [Electronic resource], Sketch of the Martyr Jackson and his family. (search)
From Washington. Washington, July 18. --12½ o'clock, P. M.--There was nothing reliable or official received from Fairfax up to noon to-day. A courier from General McDowell's headquarters has reached here, who states that the Federal army marched early this morning on Centreville. General McDowell said last night that he thought the Confederates would fight at Centreville. It is reported here that General Johnston's forces at Winchester are endeavoring to unite with General Beauregard's columns at Manassas. General Scott states that there are between 30,000 and 40,000 troops at Centreville and Manassas. Washington, July 18--Seven thousand axes have been sent to the Federal army.