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Thursday, December 13, 2012

The Enemy in New Kent

The enemy in New Kent.

We learn that a raid was made by about one hundred Yankee cavalry from Williamsburg, in the neighborhood of Barhamsville, New Kent county, where they shot two of our pickets and captured four or five others.

 . . . Richmond Daily Dispatch, November 25, 1862

Arrival of prisoners.
--Forty-five Abolition prisoners arrived at the Libby Prison yesterday morning from Tennessee, and yesterday evening four Yankee deserter from the White House. 

. . .Richmond Daily Dispatch, November 29, 1862

-The war of the rebellion: a compilation of the official records of the Union and Confederate armies. ; Series 1 - Volume 18