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The Daily Dispatch: January 29, 1864., [Electronic resource], The rain on lower Beandon (search)
The rain on lower Beandon --The Petersburg Express of yesterday, contains some forth, The enemy came up James river Sunday night, bringing with them three transports and two gunboats. It is estimated that they had two full regiments, consisting of infantry and two companies of cavalry but the horses of the latter were not disembarked. The expedition was commanded by Gen. Graham. During Sunday night they landed two companies of infantry at a remote point above Brandon. These companies were piloted through the woods by the negro blacksmith at Brandon, a very intelligent fellow. By making a circuit they got in the rear of our signal station at Brandon and came upon our men Monday from the direction of Brandon. Church thus rendering escape impossible. Out of eight men employed at the station, but one escaped, viz: Private Peter F. Marks, who secreted himself in a thicket. Sergeant Joyner and Privates Cartwright, Haistead, Taylor, Berwick, Morgan, and Spencer were captu