otected state, we have reason to fear they will take advantage of it to supply themselves with food, of which they are said to be very much in need.
We are in daily anticipation of hearing of a fight at Manassas, or somewhere in that direction, but we feel no fear of the result, having in the past a sufficient guarantee of the manner in which our soldiers will perform their duty.
The greater part of Banks's army is said to have moved up to Williamsport, and all the military under Col. Ashby's command have gone up to Berkeley county.
A good deal of firing was heard in that direction yesterday morning, but we have received no information in regard to it.
One more item of news which we have heard, may, perhaps, be interesting to the public; it is, that the arch-traitor, Daniel it Strother, has been seen in Frederick City, flourishing quite extensively under the title of Colonel, no doubt conferred upon him as a rewarn for his treachery to his native State.