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The Daily Dispatch: July 28, 1862., [Electronic resource] 5 1 Browse Search
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ho took part in the brilliant movement upon the Virginia Central railroad, at Beaver Dam, of which Gen. Pope gives the official report. It was executed by Col. Mansfield Davies, of the Harris Light Cavalry, with 570 men of his command. They left Fredericksburg at 7 o'clock on Saturday evening, marched 40 miles in the course of thnna river, several miles from the railroad, and other squadrons were detailed to guard and watch the several roads. Only about one hundred and forty men, under Col. Davies, reached the railroad station, where they were entirely unexpected. They captured Capt. J. L. Moseley, of Virginia, an aid of Gen. Stuart's, who was waiting foond, and that General Stonewall Jackson was between Charlottesville and Staunton. Capt. Moseley was bearer of dispatches from Gen. Stuart and Gen. Jackson. Col. Davies destroyed the railroad and telegraph lines for four or five miles, and the station containing ammunition, flour, and other valuable property, the water tanks an