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es are being created at White-House Point, also at Quantico, ten miles this side of Aquia Creek. The steamer Pawnee suddenly steamed up last night, and went down the river to make a thorough reconnaissance. The report that the small-pox is raging to a fearful extent at Manassas Junction is credited here by Secessionists, also by those in military authority. From Gen. Bank's column. Headquarters, near Sandy Hook, Aug. 14. --Since regimental officers, stationed below Harper's Ferry, have been restricted from issuing passes to cross the Potomac into Virginia, General Bank's headquarters have been besieged by crowds of persons anxious to go over on various pretexts; but no passes are issued now except to those who come well endorsed as thorough-going Union men. A party of civilians who visited Maryland Heights on Sunday, discovered, by the aid of glasses, an encampment near Shepherdstown. The number of tents indicated the presence of a regiment, supposed to be
reports small parties of irregular secession cavalry scouring that section of the country and daily firing upon our pickets and Union fugitives, as well as paying frequent visits to the town. Yesterday a party approached within ten miles of Harper's Ferry, fired upon our pickets, and retreated. Last night, it is reported, a party of 130 cavalry captured three men of our second cavalry picket stationed just outside of Harper's Ferry. The news was brought this forenoon by a Unionist from the FHarper's Ferry. The news was brought this forenoon by a Unionist from the Ferry. Our camp remains very quiet. All appear to have a perfect confidence in General Banks and his staff, as well as the brigade officers. Parties from Winchester report only four thousand militia rendezvoused there for the purpose of being drilled and disciplined. The same authority states there are two regiments of regulars at Lovettsville, only about eight miles from this point in the rear of Londoun Heights. The Government loan. Washington, August 16 --Secretary Cha