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Lincolnism in Maryland.

We had an interview yesterday with a gentleman from Maryland, who has been sent South on the charge of disloyalty to the Government of the United States, although he was never tried by any military or civil tribunal, or informed of his offence until he arrived at Winchester. He is a resident of the Eastern Shore, where he was arrested, and from whence he was taken to Baltimore and confined in Fort McHenry for several days.--After his arrest he was allowed but fifteen minutes to arrange his business and prepare for his exile. When he arrived at Winchester, he was told that he was to be sent through the Federal lines, and he demanded of the Provost Marshal at that point some written explanation of the cause of the treatment visited upon him, and something to protect him against further arrest after their guards had disposed of him. He was furnished with the following paper:


Office Provost Marshal,

Winchester, Va., May 13, 1863.
Prisoner — has this day been sent South through our lines as an enemy to the Government of the United States, not to return during the war, under penalty of being treated as a spy. Pickets or scouts will not interfere with him on his journey.

F. K. Shawhan,
Captain and Provost Marshal.

After this he was placed in an ambulance and sent out as far as Kernstown, where he was put out in the road to shift for himself and run the risk of arrest from our own scouts.

At Kernstown he obtained a conveyance, in which he proceeded to Woodstock, where he remained several days. His report of the condition of things in Winchester and the lower Valley confirms what has already been repeatedly published of the outrages of Milroy and his command. The whole country is devastated, and from Martinsburg to Winchester not a horse or cow is to be seen, and nothing is visible but the desolating effects of war. In Winchester, much and alarming sickness prevails, consisting of virulent typhoid fever and some small-pox.

The gentleman alluded to estimates the Yankee force at Winchester at 3,000; at Martinsburg 1,000, and he thinks at Harper's Ferry there are from 2,500 to 3,000.

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