NP, RD 6/6/1861

From the Richmond Dispatch
June 6, 1861
The Railroad capture
   In the depot {of the Alexandria, Loudoun & Hampshire RR} at Alexandria the enemy found twenty or thirty freight cars and trucks, and two broken down engines. The Zouaves found in the cars 2,000 kegs of gunpowder, 200 barrels of beef, $1,500 in doubloons, two cases of Colt's revolvers, a box of double-barreled fowling pieces, several superior Maynard's and Colt's rifles, and preserved meats, and clothing, &c. The safe in which the doubloons were found was opened after two hours exertion.