From the Richmond Dispatch, 2/7/1862, p. 2, c. 5

Detention of the Cars. - Two of the cars of the upward bound freight train of the Virginia Central road ran off by the opening of the track yesterday, when the train was one mile this side of Hanover C. H., causing a detention of two hours to the upward morning mail train. The evening train, due at half-past four o’clock yesterday, arrived at a quarter past six o’clock, having been detained at Gordonsville, waiting for the cars of the Orange and Alexandria railroad.


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