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went to his house before daybreak, and took him out of his head. Since the above was written, we have received the Winchester Republican, which confirms the report of Mr. Boteler's arrest, but says he was subsequently released by order of Gen Banks. The Republican says that some two hundred Abolitionists surrounded Mr. B.'s house, when one of his daughters, a beautiful young lady, demanded to know their business there. She was responded to by the most genteel looking of the ruffians, an This they declined to give, and ordered him to immediately accompany them. As he was unarmed and surrounded by 200 armed men, resistance was out of the question; but as they appeared apprehensive of an attack from him, to quiet their fears he suggested that they had best handcuff him, in order to insure their safety. He was taken on immediately through Shepherdstown, across into Maryland, to the headquarters of General Banks, where he was courteously treated, and released as above stated.
Not arrested. --We are gratified to learn that the statement of the arrest of Mr. Lanier of the firm of Lanier, Bros. & Co., copied from the Baltimore papers, was erroneous.--He gave us this assurance in person on Saturday. The junior partner of the firm, Mr. Selby, was arrested by General Banks' order, while on his way to Baltimore, where his family reside. This gentleman was taken to Baltimore on Thursday and imprisoned in Fort McHenry on the charge of "treason."
go over on various pretexts; but no passes are issued now except to those who come well endorsed as thorough-going Union men. A party of civilians who visited Maryland Heights on Sunday, discovered, by the aid of glasses, an encampment near Shepherdstown. The number of tents indicated the presence of a regiment, supposed to be Secessionists; but it is possible they were some of our own forces. Two young men were brought into camp to-day by the picket of Col. Biddle's regiment. Gen Banks ordered them to be retained under guard. From Fortress Monroe. Fortress Monroe, Aug. 14 --A few Confederate scouts attempted last night to cross Hampton Creek, but were fired upon by our pickets and quickly retired. Hampton is nightly visited by the Confederates. Lieut. Crosby's recent expedition to Accomac and Northampton counties has nearly broken up the contraband trade between the Eastern and Western shores of the Chesapeake. In some places visited by him there was
rtion of the ship, thus boring holes rapidly and large enough to sink the vessel. The boat will have a crew of six men, who will be protected beneath the iron roof, the pilot observing the direction through a tube or small telescope. From Gen. Banks' column. Sandy Hook, August 16 --A gentleman from Martinsburg yesterday reports small parties of irregular secession cavalry scouring that section of the country and daily firing upon our pickets and Union fugitives, as well as paying f cavalry captured three men of our second cavalry picket stationed just outside of Harper's Ferry. The news was brought this forenoon by a Unionist from the Ferry. Our camp remains very quiet. All appear to have a perfect confidence in General Banks and his staff, as well as the brigade officers. Parties from Winchester report only four thousand militia rendezvoused there for the purpose of being drilled and disciplined. The same authority states there are two regiments of regulars
Artillery for Gen. Banks' column. New York, Aug. 15. --The 3d Rhode Island Artillery Corps arrived here this morning, and will leave this evening for Sandy Book. Maryland. They are to use the battery of the 1st artillery corps.