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s yesterday in a very singular manner. A lady called upon him, and requested him to provide her with an escort to her home, as she was afraid to go alone. He gallantly tendered his own services, since which nothing has been heard of him. Prof. Lowe brought his balloon, inflated, from Arlington Heights this morning, to Camp Tyler, intending to make an ascension this morning, but the wind was too high. I made an observation to-day from a high hill near Falls Church, and saw clouds of ding them is merely conjectural. The New York 29th regiment arrived this afternoon, making three regiments in all to-day. It is probable that by this time a portion of the troops under Col. Stone have reached the Point of Rocks. Professor Lowe to-night fully inflated his army balloon, and transported it to Camp Corcoran, on the Virginia side of the Potomac, where it will be used on Sunday to discover the masked batteries and camps of the Confederates. Military movements at Was
ery steamer brings down additional troops. Provisions were scarce, and the Confederate troops badly fed and clothed. The balloon arrived and tested — so par it Accomplishes nothing. Taylor's Tavern, Fairfax County, Va., June 24. --Prof. Lowe reached this point with his balloon at about 10 A. M. yesterday. At 12 M. he attempted an ascent, but the wind was too high, and he gave up the experiment until it lowered. At 6 P. M. he tried it again, and claimed to have ascended perhaps 500. Latest from Alexandria. No intelligence has been received of the whereabouts of Captain Kellogg, of the Connecticut Second Regiment, whose gallantry lately led him into an ambuscade. He was in command of the Winston company. Professor Lowe mane an ascension to-day, but no direct information has been received outside of the War Department; out report says he discovered a large Secession force at some point not designated. It is said that the Secessionists also employed a balloo