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naissance in force, on Thursday, the 15th, an account of which is thus given in the "situation" article of the New York Herald: An advance of our army into Virginia was made from Harper's Ferry yesterday. At six o'clock in the morning General Humphrey's division crossed at Brickford's found and advanced on Shepherdstown, supported by General Porter's division. He was met by the rebels, where opened a heavy are upon him, and as General Humphrey had no artillery, and the object of the recoGeneral Humphrey had no artillery, and the object of the reconnaissance being accomplished, he withdrew his forces across the river. About the same time a portion of Summer's corps, consisting of part of Gen. Richardson's and Gen. Sedgewick's divisions, under command of General Hancock, advanced from Bolivar Heights along the road to Charlestown, and met the enemy's pickets in force, supported by a battery near town driving them with artillery infant following them up towards Charlestown, which place our troops occupied at noon. At 1 o'clock we form