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Recognizing this, General Lee ordered his forces to withdraw during the night. Ashby remained at Buckton Depot astride the railroad to prevent reinforcements from being sent to Front Royal. Southern Claims Commission approved claims, 1871-1880. Some sections of interest include: The Valley of the Shadow is a digital archive of primary sources that document the lives of people in Augusta County, Virginia, and Franklin County, Pennsylvania, during the era of the American Civil War.

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