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The War Movements. From a letter in the Alexandria Gazette, dated Harper's Ferry. May 9, we have the following detail of affairs as that place. Yesterday, information was received from reli
his wild and romantic pass.
The night, however, passed away without the slightest alarm, Harper's Ferry is now, I think impregnable.
A seizure of the Maryland Heights is absolutely necessary befo communicate by a system of signal agreed upon, with headquarters.
Another account from Harper's Ferry says:
Detachments of volunteers were arriving at Harper's Ferry from Maryland, and espHarper's Ferry from Maryland, and especially from Baltimore, all anxious to join the armies of the Southern Confederacy, and to unite their fortunes with those of the State of Virginia.
The Southern forces in the vicinity of Harper's FeHarper's Ferry were said to be daily augmenting.
The object of the Virginians in burning the underwood away on the Maryland side was to obtain a full view of any hostile effort, and to keep the slope unobstr