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he knows. What on earth, then, can it all mean? It has burst upon us as well as upon the Yankees, with all the startling effect of a clap of thunder in a clear sky. And, indeed, it is well calculated to astound. A corps of the United States army utterly demolished, its remnants pursued to the very gates of Baltimore, that city surrounded and Isolated, Gov Bradford's house burnt, two Philadelphia trains captured and one Yankee Major General, the bridge over Gunpowder river burned, Silver Spring in possession of the rebels, shells falling within two miles of the heart of Washington, the banks of Baltimore sending off all their valuables, Lincoln and Staton riding to the front, severe skirmishing on the suburbs of Washington, and houses burned to prevent their sheltering the enemy — all these occurrences huddled and packed into the space of three days, the presumptuous boast, the utter rout, the headlong flight; the unrelenting pursuit — all these things combined were enough to t