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August 14.


Major-General Warren assumed temporary command of the Second army corps of the army of the Potomac.--A small party of rebels made a descent upon Poolesville, Md., capturing the telegraph operator and his instruments, and destroying the wires. After robbing the merchants in the village, they retired.--Brigadier-General Thomas Welch, commanding the First division of the Ninth army corps, died at Cincinnati, Ohio.

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