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Camp star Martinsburg, Sept. 12th, 1862. Since leaving Richmond many incidents have come to my knowledge, which, perhaps, many of four renders would like to know. Jackson's corps crossed the Potomac on the morning of Friday, the 5th of this month. The ford was more than half a mile, and to me, whilst observing the passage of the troops, it seems as if I was suddenly transported to the times of ancient history. The whole river seemed alive with troops pressing forward, each eager to place his foot on the soil of Maryland before his comrades. The next day we entered Frederick City to the great joy of many good hearts, who had been long looking anxiously for our coming. We captured a considerable amount of hospital and army stores; also, some 200 or 300 sick, together with their attendants, the troops stationed at the place having taken flight the night before, after burning an amount of stores. The sick were paroled and passed across the lines. Many of the citizen