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The Army of the Potomac is Humiliated by the Capture of General E.H. Stoughton and His Entire Staff at Fairfax Court House

Union General E.H. Stoughton and his garrison are asleep in camp at Fairfax Courthouse, February 8, 1863 when lightening raid by Captain John S. Mosby of Lee’s Cavalry captures the entire camp.

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