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December 28, 2011

Foraging For Supplies Causes Battle of Dranseville

Situated in no-man’s-land between Federals and Confederates, the battle of Dranesville occurred as both sides clashed while foraging for supplies on Dec. 20, 1861. After a year of humiliating defeats, the Federals secured a small victory over Confederates, which was the last of the fighting of 1861.

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