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s or corporals, I forget which — and are to be commissioned as second lieutenants when they get back from Baltimore. You may fancy how these things annoy me. But I have nothing but annoyance now, though people here say there is no chance of another battle on the Potomac before next spring. Outrage and just punishment in Maryland. A letter from a correspondent at Denton, Maryland, gives the details of a terrible tragedy enacted at that place on Saturday last. A mulatto man named Jim Wilson had outraged and murdered a little daughter of Edgar Plummer, about eleven years of age, residing near Brighton, Caroline county, meeting her in the woods on her way from school. The perpetrator of this terrible outrage was arrested, confessed the deed, and committed to the Denton jail. The people of the surrounding country flocked to the town, and broke open the jail, took out the prisoner, hung him to a tree, fired sixteen ballets into the body, dragged it through the streets attached