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ed Yankee troops were captured at Poolesville, in Montgomery county, Md., the same day. A gentleman from the lower part of the Valley who arrived in this city yesterday afternoon, states that the Yankees still occupied Harper's Ferry up to Monday last. On that day a portion of their cavalry scouted as far up as the neighborhood of Berryville, in Clarke county. He thinks the force at Harper's Ferry amounts to some six or seven thousand composed of the forces formerly at Winchester. Martinsburg, and Charlestown. In view of the fact that our forces reached Frederick on Sunday, this announcement seems a little singular; but it may be that this force, after massing at Harper's Ferry from other points in the Valley, found their retreat cut off, and were in doubt what course to pursue, or what route to take to effect an escape. Before the arrival of the train from Gordonsville yesterday evening, an extravagant rumor prevailed to the effect that Fort McHenry, below Baltimore, an