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the Rebels had abandoned that town some days before. Thus advised, Gen. McClellan, on the 20th, directed the following dispatch to be sent to Gen. Stone, at Poolesville, Md., where he was watching and guarding the line of the Potomac from the Maryland side of the river: Received October 20, 1861, from Camp Griffin. Gen. fect to drive them away. Perhaps a slight demonstration on your part would have the effect to move them. A. V. Colburn, Ass't Adjt. General. brig.-Gen. Stone, Poolesville. Gen. Stone at once ordered Col. Devens, of the 15th Massachusetts, to transfer two flat-boats from the Chesapeake and Ohio canal, opposite Harrison's Islanppear to be well guarded. This report was sent by Col. Devens to Gen. Stone, who thereupon issued the following order: Headquarters Corps of observation, Poolesville, Oct. 20, 1861-10 1/2 P. M. Special order no.--. Col. Devens will land opposite Harrison's Island, with five companies of his regiment, and proceed to surpri