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Doc. 89.-fight at Dumfries, Va. Philadelphia Inquirer account. Washington, January 1.
otomac, at two o'clock the same afternoon.
Dumfries was garrisoned by a portion of Gen. Geary's d to the Neobsco River, about four miles above Dumfries, where they encamped for the night.
Our lo e it crosses the road from Wolf Run Shoals to Dumfries.
General Geary threw out a company of cava bject now was to communicate with our band at Dumfries.
The enemy was driven northward, and their r , our troops bivouacked within a few miles of Dumfries, and troops were sent by the General to stren the exception.
of the reenforcements left at Dumfries, returned to Wolf Run Shoals, and at Tuesday noon reached camp, noar Fairfax.
Dumfries was almost battered down by the immense number of shell taken.
None of our men were hurt, except at Dumfries.
Urbana citizen account.
Dumfries, PDumfries, Prince William Co., Va., December 29, 1862.
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Doc. 89.-fight at Dumfries, Va. Philadelphia Inquirer account. Washington, January 1. Generals Stuart and Fitz-Hugh Lee's cavalry, with a battery of artillery, in all about three thousand five hundred men, crossed the Rappahannock, above Burnside's army, on Saturday, the twenty-seventh ult., and advancing between Brentsville and Stafford Court-House, were joined by Hampton's Legion, when they made a combined attack on Dumfries, on the Lower Potomac, at two o'clock the same afternoo
ut fifty teams and empty wagons, and a few citizens.
From thence they proceeded on the road from near Annandale to Vienna, and from there towards Gum Springs, between Fairfax Court-House and Drainesville, passing between the forces in front of Washington and Fairfax Court-House.
Rumors afterward reported them as going to Leesburgh.
On Monday night, Gen. Geary's division, with the exception.
of the reenforcements left at Dumfries, returned to Wolf Run Shoals, and at Tuesday noon reached cam