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History of Lane's North Carolina brigade. By Brigadier-General James H. Lane. No. 6. Summer campaign of 1862--Harper's Ferry, September 14, 15. The second day after the engagement at Ox Hill, we marched through Leesburg, crossed the Potomac into Maryland on the 5th, and moved in the direction of Frederick City, where we remained several days. Then recrossed the Potomac at Williamsport and marched on Harper's Ferry through Martinsburg. The evening of the 14th we advanced down the Winchester and Harper's Ferry railroad. The Seventh regiment was in advance, and its skirmishers, commanded by Captain Knox, succeeded in driving the enemy's sharpshooters from a high position overlooking the railroad. The remainder of the brigade reached this position after midnight, and there slept upon their arms until day, when every one was in readiness and awaited the orders to advance. After a short but rapid and well-directed fire from our batteries, the enemy displayed several white flag