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nnon. Gen. Johnston is fortifying Winchester. A battery is being raised on a wooded hill overlooking the fair grounds. When he evacuated Harper's Ferry the whole column went to Charleston, thence to Bunker's Hill, where, when on sunday Gen. Patterson's column crossed the river, his whole force drew up in line of battle to receive the expected attack. Thence the larger portion returned to Winchester, and Jackson's 8,000 marched towards the Potomac. Johnston's force at Winchester cannot euse where the Secession pickets were stationed, opposite to Williamsport. The guard were at supply and left their food unfinished. They made excellent time towards the adjoining woods. The plan of the Confederates is said to be to draw Gen. Patterson's column into Virginia, and then retreat, but fighting at all points where there is a chance of successful resistance, and carry on a system of guerilla warfare. A collision between the two columns cannot long be prevented. War move
al circles here that Gen. Cadwallader desired, a week ago, to occupy Harper's Ferry with an advance brigade, and that Gen. Patterson flatly refused permission. Great surprise is manifested at this refusal. A messenger was sent by your correspont neighborhood in the same direction. From the quiet and secrecy observed in these night marches, it is evident that Gen. Patterson either expects to strike a heavy blow or receive one. It is centain that Gen. Johnston will not attempt to oss at Williamsport in the face of the heavy battery erected there. It is equally certain the Gen. Patterson will not cross there again. The reinforcements ordered to Col. Wallace's assistance by Gov. Curtin, have reached Cumberland, and Col. Wallaexceed 15,000. This, it is expected will drive the whole Confederate force from the Potomac, if vigorously seconded by Patterson's column, and the 14,000 now lying about here. It is evident that Gen. Johnston designed to draw Gen. Paterson int
From Washington. Washington, June 28 --The following gossip is found in the New York Tribune: Gen. Patterson has received orders to advance, which seems like rebuking his inactivity. Etheridge will be a candidate for the Secretaryship of the Senate.