Movements of the War.
The latest Northern papers furnish some information of interest, which is give below.
We learn that our Commissaries in Maryland purchased meat at fifteen cents the pound, paying for it in Confederate money.
The Baltimore American says the reason the Union men left Frederick and the vicinity so rapidly, was that they "expected no mercy from Bradley Johnson." The same paper says that the only hope of the Federal now is in McClellan, and hopes "he will prove equal to the emergency:"
The official report of Pope — his Excuses for his defeat.
As a prominent feature in the history of this war, we give Pope's official report of the battles of Manassas.
It is pregnant with lies:
Headq'rs Army of Virginia, September 3, 1862.
General: I have the honor to submit the following brief sketch of the operations of this army since the 9th of August:
I moved from Sperryville, Little Washington, and Warrenton, with the corps of Banks and Siegel, an