on the 6th of September occupied the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, and the flourishing town of Frederick.
The arrival of the Confederates in Maryland awakened in a part of the population — a faint ge soundness of his counsel and the soundness of General Lee's expectation, that his advance on Frederick ought naturally to result in the peaceable occupation of Harper's Ferry by the Confederates.
ovements of the enemy gave General Jackson a respite from the 6th to the 10th of September, at Frederick, which he improved in resting and refitting his command.
The day after his arrival was the Sae enemy's advance; and, as their masses began to press more heavily upon him, fell back toward Frederick.
The whole Confederate army had arrived there, and was encamped near the town.
General Lee nclearly set forth in any way as by the order which unfolded them to his Lieutenants, issued at Frederick, September 9th:--
The army will resume its march to-morrow, taking the Hagerstown road.