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The Seventh Michigan Cavalry

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Washington, May 81. A telegram was received thin flornoon from Gyn. Stahl, dated Fairfax Conrt House, to-day, ín which ha saya Moeby, with two hundred men and one howitzer, attacked our train of cars, near Catlett'a Station, yesterdav, apd tha guard hnving escaped, he burned' the train. The locomotive is not much damaged, Oolonel Mann, of the Seventli Michigan Cavalry, who had command in the front, hearing the nïing, took a portion of his force and followed them from Greenwich here they had taken a very strong position. Oolonel Mann charged the rebele, who replied with grape and canister, but we dashed npon the rebels and took their guns, Colonel Mann returned at darklo hia camp in front, bringing in the cnptured artillery and all oor dead and wouttded ; four of the former and 100 of the latter. It was an extrumely hot fight. We took many prisoners, ineluding Capt. Haskins, an English offioer in the Confedéralo service, and Lieutennnt Chapman, who had charge of the artillery. Jioth of theso officers vvere so severely wounded that they could not be removed and were pa'roled. The enemy loat very huavily in killed and j wouuded and weie enlirelv dlspersed. !


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