From the Richmond Dispatch, 7/11/1862, p. 1, c. 1


…Since the great battles below Richmond, the railway and wagon trains have been kept busily employed in bringing in the property abandoned or thrown away by the Yankee troops while executing their “grand strategic movement.” Upwards of twenty-five thousand muskets have been received at the Government Arsenal, many of them in a damaged condition; besides a number of superior field pieces, and a vast quantity of ammunition, equipments, and clothing. [remainder of items not transcribed]


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